On Demand Master Classes

AFW On Demand Master Classes are video master classes from author and award winning screenwriter Max Adams. Max's lectures are filmed and edited in advance of release and are available 24/7 online. Think TED Talks. Think Max. Think 24/7 access. Yay!

On Demand lectures explore and illuminate writing strategies and techniques writers may apply immediately in their own writing and script projects to immediately and dramatically improve script quality and impact. Lectures are an hour and a half long and are broken into sections that may be viewed back to back, or viewed as time allows, in shorter increments over time.

Individual AFW On Demand presentations are accessible for two months after purchase – Or, if you purchase the AFW All Access Master Pass, available 24/7 during the full duration of the Master Pass membership year.

In Person Master Classes

In Person Master Classes Studying Personally With Max Adams are six week online accelerated master screenwriting classes.

In person classes open each week Monday at midnight with a lecture, viewing clips, assigned reading material, and a weekly written assignment.

The course goal is to study, learn and master writing tools and techniques that can be implemented immediately to elevate and strengthen students' writing projects and scripts. All assignments are reviewed personally by Max – and by fellow students. Review of each other's assignments and Max's reviews of each gives students a broader learning experience studying writing techniques explored in class.

Each week students and Max meet for a one hour online real time chat. Class chats are scheduled Thursday nights at 8 PM EST and at 9 PM EST.

Master class admission studying personally with Max Adams requires submission of a writing sample and Max Adams' approval prior to acceptance into class. There is an eight person cap on in person master classes.

To apply for admission to an in person class, you must send email. Please apply early to reserve you seat.

Consults With Max Adams



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.

5150 The Workshop

5150 is a private online international screenwriting workshop run by author and award winning screenwriter Max Adams. The 5150 Workshop exists to provide screenwriters a place in which they may provide and receive peer feedback on works in progress, finished scripts, concepts in development, and marketing strategies for launching new projects — within a private, safe, pro writer online community.

5150 workshoppers' experience ranges from rank beginners exhibiting phenomenal talent to veteran pros. The workshop cap is 25 members. Minimum participation requirements are 1 upload of pages from a work in progress and 3 reviews of short or long works posted for review per month.

The workshop is housed in a private forum on AFW. The minimum commitment to the workshop is three months. All workshop members are screened before admission, must submit a writing sample [5-10 script pages saved as a PDF], and must exhibit talent, skill, craft, drive and an ability to play well with others.

Workshop monthly dues are $29.95 || Dues are paid quarterly || Three months dues [one quarter] are required prior to admission if accepted into the 5150 workshop.

To apply for admission to the 5150 Workshop, you must send email.

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