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  • Robert McKee's screenwriting workshops have earned him an international reputation for inspiring novices, refining works in progress and putting major screenwriting careers back on track.
  • Author(s): Robert McKee
  • 480 Pages
  • Language + Art + Disciplines, Composition + Creative Writing

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Robert McKee's screenwriting workshops have earned him an international reputation for inspiring novices, refining works in progress, and putting major screenwriting careers back on track. In "Story", McKee expands on the concepts he teaches in his seminars, providing readers with the most comprehensive, integrated explanation of the craft of writing for the screen. Photos.



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Robert McKee's screenwriting workshops have earned him an international reputation for inspiring novices, refining works in progress and putting major screenwriting careers back on track. Quincy Jones, Diane Keaton, Gloria Steinem, Julia Roberts, John Cleese and David Bowie are just a few of his celebrity alumni. Writers, producers, development executives and agents all flock to his lecture series, praising it as a mesmerizing and intense learning experience.

In Story, McKee expands on the concepts he teaches in his $450 seminars (considered a must by industry insiders), providing readers with the most comprehensive, integrated explanation of the craft of writing for the screen. No one better understands how all the elements of a screenplay fit together, and no one is better qualified to explain the "magic" of story construction and the relationship between structure and character than Robert McKee.



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..". stimulating, innovative, refreshingly practical."-- Lawrence Kasdan, Director"McKee is the Stanislavski of writing."-- Dennis Dugan, Writer, NYPD Blue"In difficult periods of writing, I often turn to Robert McKee's wonderful book for guidance"-- Dominick Dunne, Novelist"to the people who write, direct and produce for Hollywood - or desperately wish they did - Bob McKee is a cross between E. F. Hutton and Sun Myung Moon. The man speaks, and people start to take furious notes - he is now the undisputed screenwriting king... for the legendary screenwriting boot camp that he runs. Thirty-thousand aspiring screenwriters have already taken McKee's 30-hour, three-day course..."-- "Newsday"[Story is]an excellent instruction manual on the craft of storytelling.""Austin American-Statesman..".the best guide on writing you can find."Laurence Chollet, "The Record, Northern New Jersey
Dimensions (Overall): 9.3 Inches (H) x 6.5 Inches (W) x 1.6 Inches (D)
Weight: 1.45 Pounds
Suggested Age: 22 Years and Up
Number of Pages: 480
Genre: Language + Art + Disciplines
Sub-Genre: Composition + Creative Writing
Publisher: It Books
Theme: General
Format: Hardcover
Author: Robert McKee
Language: English
Street Date: November 25, 1997
TCIN: 11547124
UPC: 9780060391683
Item Number (DPCI): 247-00-7850
Origin: Made in the USA or Imported
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