Robert McKee discusses why writers might choose to include or exclude a key scene from a story, and the possible effect on the audience.
Robert McKee teaches the dangers of attempting to write a script before your story is ready.
Robert McKee teaches the principle of character dimensions and how to develop them in your cast.
Robert McKee teaches the principles involved in crafting a TV pilot that will hook and hold the interest of your audience.
Robert McKee outlines how far in advance a writer might plan their long-form story arc.
Robert McKee teaches some of the key differences between writing stories for film versus television, and what questions a writer must ask themselves.
Robert McKee discusses the pros and cons of straightforward, ironic, ambiguous and open endings.
Robert McKee discusses how to approach a new project, and methods writers can use to inspire their creativity.
Robert McKee teaches the objectivity and insight needed to write a love story inspired by your own life experience.
Robert McKee explains the difference between lecturing your audience and creating a meaningful work of art.
Robert McKee discusses the difficulties in choosing an ending for your story, and the principles at work that must inform your decision.
Robert McKee discusses designing your character’s dimensions with reference to Shakespeare’s OTHELLO.