1. Revealed Much More

    The Hart Chart revealed more about the Dallas Buyers Club than I knew and I co-wrote the script.…Read More

    --Craig Borten, Oscar-nominated screenwriter of Dallas Buyers Club
  2. Has Given Me The Strength

    I have known Jim since my first feature, and since then his celestial powers have given me the strength to go on making movies; I’ve been around the world, worked with international crew and cast, festivals, awards… but you know what? There is on…Read More

    --Pan Nalin, Director - Samsara, Angry Indian Goddesses, Ayuveda: Art of Being
  3. Brilliant Investigator

    Jim Hart is not only a great storyteller himself, but a brilliant investigator into the mysterious, alchemical art of bringing stories to life.…Read More

    --Graham Moore, Oscar-winning screenwriter of The Imitation Game
  4. Invigorating & Enlightening

    I found my workshop experience with James V. Hart to be invigorating, enlightening and wholly enjoyable. His depth of knowledge and command of craft give credence to the often overused, but entirely appropriate term ‘Master Class.’ I also conside…Read More

    --Yule Caise, U.S. television feature writer, Damon Wayans Show, Recess
  5. Perfect Next Step

    Jim V. Hart’s screenwriting class was the perfect next step up in my formation as an artist. Jim created a supportive, highly creative and humorous environment sharing the tools I needed to redefine myself as an American filmmaker. Besides, I’ll …Read More

    --Carina Rosanna Tautu, Silk String Pictures
  6. Workshop Was Absolutely Invaluable To Me

    Admittedly, writers sometimes have a few screws loose. Jim Hart is an expert story mechanic every writer needs! His workshop was absolutely invaluable to me. With Jim’s precision guidance, your script will get the tune-up it needs to get across the…Read More

    --Stacia Raymond, U.S. television feature writer
  7. Fosters Everyone’s Creativity!

    I was not expecting my work to become so much stronger in such a short time. A workshop with Jim Hart is not just about storytelling, he has a real gift in managing writers, helping people connect, fostering everyone’s creativity, and bringing the …Read More

    --Serena Brugnolo, Italian television feature writer
  8. Instantly Reveals Plot Dynamics

    Forged in the fires of experience and the creative mind of one of Hollywood's top screenwriters, the Hart Chart is a boon to storytellers, a method that instantly reveals plot dynamics and character relationships, while pinpointing weaknesses in stru…Read More

    --Chris Vogler, author of The Writer's Journey and Memo from the Story Dept
  9. It Works!

    Dramatic structure theories are good to know, and discussing them can go on as long as you can talk, but when you sit down to write - which you must do if you actually want to be a writer and sell stuff - you need tools. Practical tools. Enter the Ha…Read More

    --Ellen Sandler, writer/producer Everybody Loves Raymond and many other network series and author of The TV Writer's Workbook
  10. His Approach Works

    I have watched Jim work his magic with the Hart Chart for many years now at screenwriting workshops and seminars, and I can tell you his approach works. Jim's charts demonstrate the importance of both story structure and tracking the emotional journe…Read More

    --David Magee, Oscar-nominated screenwriter of Life of Pi and Finding Neverland