Robert McKee discusses trying to get your script made independently, agents and the subject of taste and judgement.
Robert McKee discusses the pros and cons of straightforward, ironic, ambiguous and open endings.
Robert McKee discusses clichés, false storytelling, and why certain stories do not travel between cultures.
Robert McKee discusses a unique form of writer’s block, and the difficulty in knowing when your story is finished.
Robert McKee discusses how to balance your time between writing and research, and being wary of using research as procrastination.
Knowing your climax can help create well structured long-form writing such as BREAKING BAD.
Robert McKee on how to deal with dialogue when planning out your story beats and turning points in a treatment.
What are the most common misunderstandings first-time screenwriters have about screenplays?
McKee discusses the conventions of the Love Story and its similarities and differences with the Buddy Salvation story.
From GET OUT to IT, cinema is experiencing a resurgence of Horror…
To McKee, stories—and sharing how to tell them well—are as essential as breathing. “I will do this as long as I can speak. If I had a religion, it would be art in general and storytelling in particular.”