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.
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.