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A lot of screenwriting teachers claim to teach what you need to make it in the movie
biz – but how many of them have actually done it? Michael has penned more then
twenty feature screenplays for studios such as Paramount, Disney, DreamWorks, Fox and Universal, including Vampire in Brooklyn, Home On the Range, Mulan II and
Spirit, which won the Academy Award in 2002 as best animated feature. At Screenwriter School, Michael will teach you how to go from first idea to first sale – the way only an experienced screenwriter can do it.
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I worked with Michael while we were producing a program for Animal Planet. It instantly caught my attention how great Michael was with crafting stories and bringing depth to the people and animals we were profiling.
~ Rob Gomes
Independent Writer/Producer
I was extremely lucky to have Mike as my first screenwriting teacher. His passion for the craft, constant encouragement, professional experience, and skill for teaching not only helped me improve my writing, but instilled a desire to pursue the craft seriously.
~ Walker Mcknight
Freelance Writer
I took many classes in writing in LA and Atlanta, but my writing in both screenplays and novels improved considerably since my class with Michael.
~ Duke Tirschel
Freelance Writer of Chuck Norris books
Michael is a wealth of sound, practical advice. I learned more about the business and craft of screenwriting from two days with him, than from all the writing books I’d read in the previous four years.
~ Adam Sullivan
Freelance Writer, ESPN
Michael has been gifted with decades of professional screenwriting experience, and his knack for the craft and the business has helped a lot of us.
~ Jeremy Kinnard
Screenwriter
As a technical writer, I rarely find creative time at the keyboard. This screenwriting class gave me the push that I needed – Michael Lucker provided the structure, creative encouragement, and community necessary for me to quickly create my first script, and I emerged with a whole new appreciation for story. I wouldn’t hesitate to make the investment again.
~ Jill Taylor
Technical Writer, Reuter's Health
Michael managed to demystify screenwriting into basic, tangible principles that helped me translate my thoughts into a believable story.
~ Nikos Mavrommatis
Sound designer/Composer
Michael's feedback on my screenplays has been consistently outstanding for the 20 years I've been a working screenwriter in Hollywood. I would strongly urge any writer to take his workshop, whether they're a professional veteran of the craft or just starting out.
~ Carter Blanchard
Screenwriter, who has sold multiple spec scripts, including "Glimmer" to DreamWorks, and written for the television series Good vs. Evil.
I took the screenwriting course from Michael and learned a lot about the basic craft. He used great examples and explained things in a manner that made them easy to comprehend. I highly recommend it for anyone wanting to explore this area of movie making as well as having an expert critique your work.
~ Mike Smith
Freelance Writer