Your best writing comes right after this workshop.
There are no tricks to story structure. But there is a methodology: the Nutshell Technique®. Jill Chamberlain’s acclaimed method is based in time-honored philosophies, but it will revolutionize your storytelling.
Jill’s Los Angeles workshops are now registering for one and two day summer workshops. Delve into the underpinnings of every great film and learn how to apply it to your own screenplays.
Fix your story structure so you can focus more on the writing
Learn directly from the author of one of the highest rated screenwriting books on Amazon
Identify the difference between a situation and a story, and how to turn one into the other
Cure writer’s block by knowing what to ask of your story and what direction to move in
Unlike formulaic beat sheet methods, the Nutshell Technique® is a flexible structure that lets you tell your unique story
Network with Jill Chamberlain and fellow writers at the bar after the workshop
Sign Up for a Workshop
Summer 2019 Dates
July 13, 2019 & Sept 14-15, 2019
Holiday Inn Burbank-Media Center
150 E Angeleno Ave, Burbank, CA 91502
Who should attend?
Even longtime professional screenwriters find that a refresher on the Nutshell Technique® inspires new ideas and improves their TV and feature film projects. Any writer can benefit from the seminar.
Professional writers and showrunners sharpening their story structure chops
New screenwriters who want to turn ideas into professional-level writing samples
Practiced writers outlining new scripts, working on new drafts, or revising completed scripts
Writing teams who can use the technique as a common framework to flesh out ideas and scripts
Literary managers and executives who want to improve their contributions to projects they're working on
If you’ve tried other techniques or seminars, this one is different
There’s no shortage of storytelling methodologies out there. Here’s why the Nutshell Technique® actually delivers:
Based in theory originally developed by Aristotle, the technique is rooted in tried and true story principles
It's an easy-to-follow method you can learn in a day, and you'll use for a lifetime
It's more flexible than rigid beat sheet methods that want to fit your story into a mold
Tell your own unique story and make it truly satisfying from beginning to end
Works for feature films, TV episodes, and shorts