Story by Robert McKee audiobook

Story: Style, Structure, Substance, and the Pri

By Robert McKee
Read by Robert McKee

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6.21 Hours 1
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For more than 15 years, Robert McKee's students have been taking Hollywood's top honors. His “Story Seminar” is the world's ultimate seminar for screenwriters, filmmakers, and novelists. Now, Robert McKee's Story: Substance, Structure, Style, and the Principles of Screenwriting reveals the award-winning methods of the man universally regarded as the world's premier teacher on screenwriting and story. With Hollywood and publishing companies paying record sums for great stories, and audiences clamoring for originality, McKee's Story gives you the strategies you need to win the war on clichés. Story is about form, not formula. McKee's insights cut to the hidden sources of storytelling, the decisive differences between mediocrity and excellence. This audio goes well beyond the essential mechanics of screenwriting and is packed with examples from such film classics as “Casablanca” and “Chinatown.” Then, scene by sequence by act, he illuminates the principles of story design that take a writer's vision to brilliant realization. Story elevates the craft of screenwriting to an art form. Take it from the pros; if you're serious about your writing, this is the audio that will help you to get your story from page to screen.

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ANew York Times bestseller

For more than 15 years, Robert McKee's students have been taking Hollywood's top honors. His “Story Seminar” is the world's ultimate seminar for screenwriters, filmmakers, and novelists. Now, Robert McKee's Story: Substance, Structure, Style, and the Principles of Screenwriting reveals the award-winning methods of the man universally regarded as the world's premier teacher on screenwriting and story. With Hollywood and publishing companies paying record sums for great stories, and audiences clamoring for originality, McKee's Story gives you the strategies you need to win the war on clichés.

Story is about form, not formula. McKee's insights cut to the hidden sources of storytelling, the decisive differences between mediocrity and excellence.

This audio goes well beyond the essential mechanics of screenwriting and is packed with examples from such film classics as “Casablanca” and “Chinatown.” Then, scene by sequence by act, he illuminates the principles of story design that take a writer's vision to brilliant realization. Story elevates the craft of screenwriting to an art form.

Take it from the pros; if you're serious about your writing, this is the audio that will help you to get your story from page to screen.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“Robert McKee’s screenwriting course has no peer.” Jack Valenti
“Stimulating, innovative, refreshingly practical.” Lawrence Kasdan, director
“Incredible insight and clarity, passionately delivered.” Mark Rydell, 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
“An excellent instruction manual on the craft of storytelling.” Austin (TX) American-Statesman

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Author Bio: Robert McKee

Author Bio: Robert McKee

Robert McKee teaches his Story seminar to sold-out auditoriums in Los Angeles, New York, London, and film capitals throughout the world. A Fulbright Scholar, this award-winning film and television writer has also served as project and talent development consultant to major production companies such as TriStar and Golden Harvest Films. He lives in Los Angeles and Cornwall, England.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Runtime: 6.21
Audience: Adult
Language: English