STORY - Los Angeles (Spring 2018)

Seminar Details:

In an intense 3 days, Robert McKee teaches the substance, structure, style and principles of Story. Learn how to apply classical story design – the kind that has resulted in masterpieces of all kinds – to your own cinematic, theatrical or literary premise.

Begins: Friday, March 23
Ends: Sunday, March 25
Time: 9:00 am - 8:00 pm

Venue: Sheraton Gateway LAX
6101 West Century Blvd
Los Angeles, California
USA 90045
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The seminar price does not include hotel or meals. For a list of recommended hotels in the area, please click here.

1. Choose Your Tuition Package

Seminar Tuition + Final Draft Software$995
Seminar Tuition$865
Seminar Tuition (Alumni)$515
Deposit (Non-Refundable)$100

2. Registration Details

Please enter the name of the attendee, as well as the email address to which you'd like us to send the registration confirmation. Remember to add to your Safe Sender's list to ensure your registration info reaches your inbox.

3. Registration Discount

Professional Union, Group and Student discounts are available, as well as discounted Fellowship packages. Please click here for additional information and to see if you qualify. When inquiring about Union and Student discounts, be sure to include a photo of your Student / Union ID. Discounts cannot be applied to a registration retroactively (after payment has been made).

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Registration Questions?

Wondering which McKee Seminar is right for you? We’re happy to help! Just give us a call or send us an email.

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What is Final Draft?


Final Draft 10 is screenwriting software widely considered to be the industry standard. When you purchase the software as part of a Tuition Package you will receive a substantial discount courtesy of Final Draft.

To learn more about how Final Draft 10 works and the templates that they offer, visit

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

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.)

Group Discounts:

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.


Category Discount
Groups 5%-10%
Professional Union Members 20%
Students 30%
Alumni TBD
Fellowship TBD
Do I Qualify as an Alumnus?

Our special Alumni 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 Alumni 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 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 $100.

What's Included in Seminar Tuition?

Your Seminar Tuition includes administrative fees, admission to the seminar, printed materials distributed at the event (such as informative hand-outs), and light refreshments during the coffee breaks.

What Is Not Included?

Seminar Tuition does not include hotel accommodations or meals.

I'm from out of town. Can You Recommend Accommodations?

Los Angeles

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.