Go beyond the basics of screenwriting, forget all of the fancy vocabulary, and let's get your script finished!
Whether you're brand new to screenwriting or a seasoned veteran, this course will help you finish your project no matter what stage it's in...and you keep the course for life! No expiration date.
An all-in-one, one-stop-shop screenwriting course and development tool.
NEW! Video lectures and Pro Tips!
Receive immediate access to all lessons, lectures, audio and video. The material provided within this full development screenwriting course will help you build your script, one step at a time. It will allow you to work at your own pace and finish a script in less than 12 weeks! You can start and finish whenever you like.
It's like hiring a personal screenwriting coach who is available any time you are...and at a fraction of the cost.
Inspired by Max Timm's live Los Angeles workshop and his popular writing podcast, The Craft, your personal online course offers exclusive podcast episodes, verbal and written lectures, video wrap-ups with Max, and Pro Tip videos from some of the industry's biggest names.
So jump in and get ready to write!
With the amount of material that is covered in this course, you will not find a more inexpensive course on screenwriting that offers as much as The Craft Course. The International Screenwriters' Association takes pride in offering services to writers without breaking the bank. Take advantage of what is offered here and we promise you will come away with a stronger draft of your script had you tried to go this route alone.
Looking for feedback? Interested in being evaluated for the ISA Development Slate? Check out ISA's Development Slate Evaluation here.
The Director of Education with International Screenwriters’ Association, President of The Story Farm, and VP of Development for Creative Screenwriter Productions, Max has 15 years of experience in developing material and writers’ careers. His focus with the ISA is to build a creative community and bring ISA writers closer to Industry Professionals. Having attended Holy Cross College at Notre Dame and then transferring to Columbia College Chicago to study screenwriting and producing, Max is a Midwesterner and Chicagoan at heart who prides himself on supporting creative people in as many ways possible. Recently he helped build a development slate with ISA, submitting writers’ projects on their behalf and helping them launch their careers – 21 writers have received options and representation to date because of Max’s assistance and support. His Story Farm consulting service develops working writers and their material much like a studio executive or manager would, and his online classes, titled The Craft Course in Screenwriting, offer writers outside the Los Angeles area to take part in professional full development.
A development consultant, manager, and screenwriting instructor, Max is a screenwriter and author himself. His debut novel, a young adult fantasy adventure titled The WishKeeper, about a teenage fairy with broken wings, won the young adult category of the 2015 Los Angeles Book Festival and released worldwide in the Summer of 2016. Max has also served as a part-time instructor at UCLA, and travels nationally and internationally speaking at a multitude of industry events such as the Sundance Film Festival, Nashville Writers Conference, and even educating art program teachers through the LA Unified School District.
You can find out more about Max's Story Farm Development Coaching Service here.