Consults With Max Adams



*September Consults Special: September consults are booked. There are two spots open in October for the special fall consult rate $499. Spots fill quickly. Book your consult now.


FEATURE SCRIPT CONSULT:

Read | Analysis | Notes | Meeting | $799 Feature Screenplay Analysis: Under 120 pages [assumed].

Notes | 15-20 pages cover concept, structure, plot, pacing, locations, tension, tone, theme, visuals, character, dialogue, voice, style, originality, motion, genre, presentation and any other issues specific to addressing the work being analyzed.

Meeting | 1-2 hours in person || by phone || online meeting room.


TELEVISION PILOT CONSULT:

Read | Analysis | Notes | Meeting | $799 Pilot Analysis including pilot, bible, cast list, and projected first season episodes list [assumed].

Notes | 15-20 pages cover concept, structure, plot, pacing, locations, tension, tone, theme, visuals, character, dialogue, voice, style, originality, motion, genre, presentation and any other issues specific to addressing the work being analyzed.

Meeting | 1-2 hours in person || by phone || online meeting room.


To schedule a consultation with Max, you must send email.

Testimonials

  • "The input I got from Max Adams lifted my script, 'Redemption,' from a SemiFinalist to a Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting award winner."

    Patricia Burroughs
    Nicholl Fellowship Winner

  • "I've taken all of Max's classes and quite simply, her focused methods and attention to detail blow every other screenwriting class out of the water."

    Julie Howe
    Austin Film Festival Winner

  • "If you want someone to challenge you to dive deep and pull the BEST out of yourself, Max is that whip-smart coach, teacher, and mentor."

    Ana Maria Montoya
    Sundance Screenwriting Labs Winner

  • "Max Adams is one of the most knowledgeable and talented people in screenwriting that I know, all writers need to hear what Max Adams has to say."

    Kerry Valderamma
    Writer/Director: Garrison; Sanitarium

  • "Max is as smart, tough, and entertaining as she sounds in her book. It’s hard to imagine a better mentor."

    Al Finocchio
    Los Angeles Independent Film
    Festival Award Winner

  • "Max’s workshop was a transformative experience for me as a young writer."

    Gwenda Bond
    NYT Best Selling Author

  • "The brilliance of taking Max Adams’ classes is you start seeing improvement in your writing almost immediately."

    Toni McGee Causey
    USA Today Best Selling Author

  • "I carried Max's advice over to my fiction and have now sold & published five novels."

    Nancy Bilyeau
    International Award Winning Author

  • "Max Adams is the kind of smart, engaging teacher that made me want to be a better writer — and she helped me do it."

    Alvaro Rodriguez
    Staff Writer: From Dusk Till Dawn The Series; Chicago Fire

About Max Adams

Max Adams

Max Adams is an author and award winning screenwriter. She has written for Columbia Pictures, Sony Pictures, Tri-Star Pictures, Hollywood Pictures, Touchstone Pictures, Walt Disney Studios, & Universal Pictures – and a couple others to remain unnamed because no one around here wants to get black listed. Oops.

She is a former volunteer AFI Alumni reader and WGAw online mentor, has appeared as a speaker at AMPAS, USC, and Film Arts Foundation, is a former University of Utah and New York Film Academy instructor, is the author of The New Screenwriter's Survival Guide, and is the founder of two international online screenwriting workshops including the semi-notorious 5150.



In addition to screenwriting, Max is a published author, journalist, short fiction writer, essayist, humorist, and produced playwright & radio writer.

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