open seats in character workshop
December 26, 2009
A couple seats still open in the Jan 5 Character Workshop :
The Character Workshop is an online 6 week advanced course on characterization taught by yours truly Max Adams. Subjects include introductions [aka authorial intrusion is your friend]; protagonists vs. antagonists; using point of view characters; defining characters through action & tension; likable vs. empathetic characters; withholding character details to up character mystery and interest; illuminating character through subplots; and if we have time we may throw a kitchen sink in there too.
Course fee is $240. Course length is 6 weeks. Seating is limited. Send email for course sign up info to : courses @ seemaxrun.com
[You must type out the above email address without the spaces — we are trying to outwit spam bandits here.]
Your illustrious instructor’s background includes personally winning a Nicholl Fellowship and the Austin Heart of Film screenwriting award; Working for Hollywood Pictures, Walt Disney Studios, Touchstone Pictures, Columbia Pictures, Tri-Star Pictures and Universal Pictures; Teaching and/or lecturing at USC, New York Film Academy, Gotham Writer’s Workshop, Film Arts Foundation, and Squaw Valley Community of Writers — among others; Max is a Nicholl reader/judge and former AFI Alumni reader as well as a former WGA online mentor; A scary number of her former students/workshoppers have won prestigious competitions [including Nicholl, Disney, and Warner Bros.] and/or gone on to work professionally in the industry. In addition, Max is the author of The Screenwriter’s Survival Guide; Or, Guerrilla Meeting Tactics and Other Acts of War [Warner Books], a produced playwright, a published short fiction writer & journalist, and the founder of two international online screenwriting workshops: The Left Door & 5150.
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