Max Adams is an author and award winning screenwriter. Dubbed “Red Hot Adams” early in her career by Daily Variety, Adams is the winner of both an Academy Nicholl Fellowship in Screenwriting and an Austin Film Festival screenwriting award. She has worked with Columbia Pictures, Hollywood Pictures, Touchstone Pictures, Universal Pictures, Walt Disney Studios, and Tri-Star Pictures. Her produced feature films include Excess Baggage, The Ladykillers, and One For the Money. She is a former WGA online mentor, is a current satellite instructor for Gotham Writers and an adjunct instructor in the Film & Media Arts Department at The University of Utah, is the founder of two international online screenwriting workshops including 5150, and is the founder of The Academy of Film Writing.