About Allen Palmer

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Australian-born and bred, Allen studied film in LA before working in London as a story analyst for Granada Film, the Script Factory and the UK Film Council.

For 5 years, he ran the Graduate Certificate in Screenwriting program at AFTRS, Australia’s national film school, and leads the Screenplay Development course at NYU (Sydney).

As a writer, he’s had film and TV projects in development with the BBC, Working Title, Film4 and Dreamworks Animation, and his feature, Falling for Figaro, will shoot in the UK in 2016.

He runs Screenwriting Courses, provides Story Coaching services, and shares his general passion for story through his screenwriting hothouse, CrackingYarns.com.au.

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