Robert McKee discusses the process a director might use when implementing image systems, and how ultimately they are embedded in the story by the writer.
Robert teaches the importance of subtlety when creating image systems, and how writers can best judge their own work.
Robert McKee discusses what writers can do to see their image system fully realized in a completed film.
Robert McKee teaches practical ways writers can test whether their image systems are working.
Robert McKee highlights the most common mistakes a horror writer can make to undermine their story.
Robert McKee explains how horror affects character change, and how that might play out in long-form storytelling.
Robert teaches how writers can layer subtext underneath a cliché in order to make the line work.
Robert McKee teaches how to create and use backstory to turn scenes through revelation.
Robert teaches how adapting novels, and the dialogue within, for screen is a matter of reinvention.
Robert McKee on how to deal with dialogue when planning out your story beats and turning points in a treatment.
Robert McKee teaches the relationship between image systems and empathy.
Robert McKee explains the purpose of subtext, and the difference between manipulation and tactics.