STORY - New York (Fall 2016)
What is Final Draft?
When you purchase the software as part of a McKee Seminar Tuition Package you will receive a substantial discount courtesy of Final Draft. The digital download of the software will be made available within a week of your registration.
If you should need to cancel your registration, you will be refunded your tuition less an administrative fee of 10% and the full price of the Final Draft software.
Do I Need Final Draft For the Seminar?
This software is not required for any of our seminars, but it could be very useful as you go on to apply what you’ve learned in your writing.
What is Storylogue?
Storylogue is Mr. McKee’s online learning library for writers – a writer’s practicum. Currently, the site hosts over 1,500 videos that include new lessons (not covered in his STORY Seminar) and interviews between Mr. McKee and prominent industry professionals as well as Q&A sessions between Mr. McKee and students. These videos are excellent research and learning resources and you can preview the videos offered at Storylogue.com.
When purchasing a year’s subscription as part of a Tuition Package, you receive a discount of over 40% on the standard annual membership rate. Alternatively, annual or monthly membership may be purchased from the site at any time.
Presently, the site is undergoing a massive upgrade to improve the search functionality but it won’t affect your viewing enjoyment.
Can I Register For Someone Else?
Yes, but please ensure that you enter the intended attendee’s registration details (First Name, Last Name, Email) so that their registration information and ticket will be sent to the correct recipient.
When you reach the payment screen, you may use your own personal information associated with your chosen payment method.
Can I Register a Group?
You may register as many people as you like, but at this time we ask that you register each person individually. (You can still use the same method of payment for each registration.)
If you’re registering 5 or more people, you may be eligible for a discount. See here for details.
Do You Offer Discounts?
Yes! We’re pleased to offer several discount categories to help support your learning. Applicability varies by event, so check the seminar details for the available discounts. See the full FAQ page for more information.
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Do I Qualify for the Repeater Rate?
Our special Repeater rate is based on prior attendance at a McKee Seminar of the same type. For example: If you attended the STORY Seminar in New York last year, you should be eligible for the Repeater rate on all STORY Seminars.
We will check our records to verify previous attendance once we receive your registration. If you are unsure, we encourage you to contact us here and we’ll be happy to assist you.
What's a Deposit?
The $100/£100 non-refundable deposit option allows you to reserve a spot at the seminar. The balance is due two weeks before the seminar. If you do not pay in full by that time, you will forfeit this deposit.
What Happens if I Have to Cancel?
The Deposit option allows you to reserve a spot at the seminar by paying a non-refundable deposit of $100/£100. This deposit will be applied to the full price of your desired Tuition Package, the balance of which will be due two weeks before the seminar at the latest. If you do not register and pay in full by that time, your seat will no longer be reserved.
If you cancel 10 days or less from the event date your full tuition will be forfeited, but you may apply it to a future McKee Seminar of the same type within two years of your first scheduled seminar. If you cancel more than 10 days prior to the event date, you have the option to to apply it to a future seminar within two years, or you can be refunded your money less a 10% fee that will be retained to cover administrative costs.
If you purchased Final Draft at a discounted price by bundling it with your seminar tuition, and find that you must cancel your registration, you will be refunded your money less our administrative fee and the full price of the Final Draft software.
I'm from out of town. Can You Recommend Accommodations?
We organize a special discounted room rate for our attendees at the Sheraton Gateway LAX where the seminar is held. It’s a five-minute courtesy shuttle bus ride between the Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and the hotel. The discounted room rate is subject to availability. Please consult the seminar details for more information.
For other options near the Los Angeles venue, please click here
New York & London
For our New York and London seminars, please click here for options from budget to high-end hotels.