The Anatomy of Story

John Truby is Hollywood’s premier screenwriting instructor and story consultant. Over the last 25 years, more than 30,000 writers have attended his sold-out seminars around the world. From Los Angeles to New York to Paris, London, Vancouver, Sydney, Mexico City, Tel Aviv and other film capitals around the world, Truby regularly gives his seminars to packed houses around the world.

Pixar, Disney, Sony Pictures, Fox, HBO, the BBC, Universal and MTV are only some of the companies that regularly send their top writers and producers to Truby’s class. Called “the best script doctor in the movie industry,” Truby serves as a story consultant for major studios and production companies worldwide, and has been a script doctor on more than 1,800 movies, sitcoms and television dramas. The American Film Institute declared that Truby’s course “allows a writer to succeed in the fiercely competitive climate of Hollywood.”

Truby’s principles and methods are the most modern, exciting approach to screenwriting and storytelling to be developed in a generation, which is why his classes regularly attract everyone from Oscar winners to first-time writers.

John Truby’s course has produced proven results for :

  • Screenwriters
  • Film & TV Executives
  • Novelists
  • Filmmakers
  • Producers
  • Advertising Execs
  • TV Writers
  • Directors
  • Actors
  • Journalists
  • New Media Writers
  • And More

Truby’s Former students have earned more than $15 billion at the Box Office. They’ve Written, Produced and Directed such hit as :

Event Information


May 18th–20th, 2018

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  • the price for three full days of instruction is $395.00

As this is the first time we are offering this class SEATING IS LIMITED!

This class will sell out quickly so make sure to REGISTRATION IS CLOSED

  • Costs include general excise tax and processing fees.
  • Class runs from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. with a 90-minute lunch break. Lunch is not provided.
  • Booking rooms at the Ala Moana Hotel: Once we have received your full registration, we will send a conference code that you can use on the hotel’s website and book the room using the conference discount.
  • Questions: Please feel free to call Rachel Funk Heller at (808) 387-7671 or send an email to

Cancellation Policy:

  • 20% until December 2017 |
  • 30% From December 2017 to March 2018 |
  • No Refund after May 1st

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