Video Screenwriting Master Courses



AFW Video Master Screenwriting Courses are video master courses 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!

Video lectures explore and illuminate writing strategies and techniques writers may apply immediately in their own writing and 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 time blocks.

Individual AFW Video Master Screenwriting Course 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.

Online Master Screenwriting Courses

Online Master Screenwriting Courses Studying Personally With Max Adams are six week online accelerated master screenwriting courses.

Online master courses open each week Monday at midnight with a lecture, viewing clips, assigned reading material, and a weekly written assignment.

The course goals are 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 fellow students' 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 usually scheduled Thursday nights at 7 PM EST, 8 PM EST and at 9 PM EST. In rare instances, chat times are scheduled midday to accommodate international students attending classes.

Online master screenwriting course 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 online master screenwriting courses.

To apply for admission to an online master class studying personally with Max Adams, you must send email. Please apply early to reserve you seat and tell us a little bit about your writing experience and background in your email.

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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