Peter Matei

"Jill Chamberlain's Nutshell Technique is the most cogent, clearly articulated take on screenwriting the world has ever known. My scripts have gotten infinitely better because I finally understand precisely what makes a story work."

Peter Mattei
Creator/Showrunner, "Outsiders" TV series

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Hannah Feller

“Best money I’ve ever spent! I’ve taken Jill’s workshop six times and each time, I’ve written a feature-length screenplay by the end. Excellent techniques – they work!”

– Hannah Feller
Screenwriter represented by Hollywood legend Marion Rosenberg

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Hannah Feller

“I’ve taken the workshop six times and each time, I wrote a feature script by the end. excellent techniques – they work!”

– Hannah Feller
Screenwriter & Academy Nicholl Semifinalist, with Several Scripts Optioned

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Patrick Wright

"The Nutshell Technique is a truly great method for understanding the dramatic mechanisms needed for an excellent film. Jill Chamberlain may be the one to have finally cracked cinema's genetic code."

- Patrick Wright
Director, Graduate Film Program, Maryland Institute College of Art, Editor and Producer

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M. Wolfe

“A terrific experience! I felt closely connected to Jill during each session. My knowledge of story and overall writing ability has improved 100%.”

– M. Wolfe

Ontario, Canada

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Karey Green

“My screenplay made Second Round at Austin Film Festival! I couldn’t have done it without you. Thank you for making me a better writer!”

– Karey Green

Screenwriter, Honovi

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Lisa Belcher

“I couldn’t wait to come to class each day! Every bit of information was interesting to me. I feel I have greatly improved during this workshop which is due to Jill’s direction and critiques.”

– Lisa Belcher
Videographer/Mom, Screenwriter: Fixed

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Nichole Abshire

“Jill's Master Class was life changing! When I completed my screenplay, I felt a huge sense of confidence and accomplishment. Hands down, her workshop has been the most important thing I’ve ever done for myself and my writing.”

– Nichole Abshire

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Ivan Torres

”I loved Jill as an instructor. She was very invested in our work and made the craft of screenwriting clear and accessible. The Screenplay Workshop with Jill Chamberlain was WAY more informative than any book on screenwriting.”

– Ivan Torres

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Patrick Wright

"Jill Chamberlain may be the one to have finally cracked cinema's genetic code. In these pages, she has put together a fantastic tool set. The Nutshell Technique is a truly great method."

― Patrick Wright, Director, graduate film program, Maryland Institute College of Art, editor-producer on such films as the Academy Award-winning Music by Prudence

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Terry Raven

“I finished my first feature screenplay two days ago, and it feels awesome! I could not have done it without you, Jill! I gave myself a month but wrote it in just sixteen days. I felt so inspired that many times I would get up in the middle of the night to add an idea.”

– Terry Raven
Screenwriter: Burnt Orange

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Lori Smith

“I love the Nutshell Technique! It simplifies story structure in a way that enabled me to finally get a whole story down on paper. Really everything I learned in The Screenplay Workshop with Jill Chamberlain was so valuable. I can’t believe how much I learned in just one class!”

– Lori Smith

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Katie Matlack

“A fantastic experience! I learned TONS. Books I’ve read weren’t nearly as practical. And Jill's workshop environment was supportive and unbiased. Participants were open-minded and aiming to learn and improve, and I felt comfortable sharing and giving critique.”

– Katie Matlack, Writer

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Kris Niblett

“Unlike other classes I’ve taken, The Screenplay Workshop with Jill Chamberlain was so much more specific, and I could see and feel my progress. The Nutshell Technique is a writer’s lifeline – it will get you to a solid story.”

– Kris Niblett, Advertising Creative Director

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