pj mcilvaine & goliath

  pj mcilvaine & goliath — by max adams The day PJ McIlvaine was — Supposed to be celebrating the baptism of a child, two strangers knocked on her door and informed her, in front of her children, 20th Century Fox was suing her for 15 million dollars. Two hours later, after grilling her with […]


visual writing & the art of the pitch

I am filling seats in the next two ONLINE classes: Visual Writing which is next up and begins 11.16.10 The Art of the Pitch which begins 01.11.11 _________________________________________________ _____ Visual writing is about setting scenes in ways that will make readers “see” a film or scene. This is especially important for film writers — without […]


structural writing begins in september

  The Academy of Film Writing’s Structure Class Begins September 14, 2010. This is a six week online master class taught by yours truly, Max Adams. Seating is limited to 12 students. Please register early to reserve your seat in this class. More info on the class is available at :::structure::: A full schedule of […]


outrunning the calendar

  Keeping up with the calendar — The July 11th pitch meetup filled, but we have opened a few more chairs so you can still get in if you jump now: :::pitch meetup::: The July 13th online master class, Character Writing, has seats still open, this is an online master class in screenplay character choices, […]