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Fall Webinar Program

Seminar Details:

Robert McKee Broadcasts to the World!

The world now consumes films, novels, theatre and television in such quantities and with such ravenous hunger that the story arts have become humanity’s prime source of inspiration, as it seeks to order chaos and gain insight into life.

Our appetite for story is a reflection of the profound human need to grasp the patterns of living, not merely as an intellectual exercise, but within a very personal, emotional experience.

As a writer, you alone have the tools to craft the vehicle that carries us on our search for reality, our best effort to make sense out of the anarchy of existence.

And now, more than ever, the world needs your stories.

Following the success of his Spring Webinar Program, Robert McKee returns online this fall with nine brand new writing webinars.

McKee's 2020 Fall Webinar Program:

  • Webinars take place on Thursdays from 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm Eastern Time (US & Canada)
  • Q&A sessions take place on Tuesdays from 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm Eastern Time (US & Canada)
  • Recording links will be sent 24 hours after the conclusion of the live events..

Story Craft Webinar Series $197
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Recordings available until November 30th.

September 10: The Story Universe
Septemer 15: Follow-Up Q&A Session

September 17: Story and the Reader / Audience
September 22: Follow-Up Q&A Session

September 24: Story as Art
September 29: Follow-Up Q&A Session

Love Story Webinar Series $197
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Recordings available until December 31st.

October 8: The Nature of Love
October 13: Follow-Up Q&A Session

October 15: The Six Subgenres of Love
October 20: Follow-Up Q&A Session

October 22: The Ten Conventions of Love
October 27: Follow-Up Q&A Session

TV Webinar Series $197
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Recordings available until January 31st, 2021.

November 5: The Age of Long-Form Television
November 10: Follow-Up Q&A Session

November 12: Designing Story for Television
November 17: Follow-Up Q&A Session

November 19: Maximizing Your TV Series
November 24: Follow-Up Q&A Session

1. Choose Your Tuition Package

Supporting Your Commitment to the Craft:

In recognition of the challenges we are all facing this year, we have taken great care to offer each series in the Fall Webinar Program at a reduced rate to assist writers and other creatives pursuing their passion even in these difficult times.

If you'd like to continue your studies and save an additional 10%, consider choosing one of our webinar bundles.

Great Choice! You're Saving 10%

To support your commitment to the craft in these difficult times, we're offering our students a 10% discount when enrolling in two or more series in the Fall Webinar Program. These savings are built into the prices listed below.

STORY CRAFT + LOVE STORY Webinar Series$354
STORY CRAFT + TV Webinar Series$354
LOVE STORY + TV Webinar Series$354
Full Fall Webinar Program$531
Administrative Option$531

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2. Registration Details

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Getting Started
Robert McKee’s webinars are hosted on Zoom.

We recommend that you install the free Zoom client, as it offers a more stable connection and better overall performance during the live webinar.

For more information, please consult our Webinar FAQ page.

Asking a Question
During the Webinar:

Throughout the webinar, you’ll have the ability to submit your questions using the Zoom Q&A panel. Our moderator will collect and organize the questions during the webinar, and Robert McKee will answer as many as time allows during the Q&A period that follows.

Bonus Q&A Session:

After the webinar, you’ll be sent an email inviting you to the bonus Q&A session the following week and encouraging you to submit your questions to us via email. Priority will be given to those questions submitted in writing, but as with the webinar, we will also be taking questions submitted live through the Zoom Q&A panel.

Webinar Recordings

Registrants will be emailed information on how to access the recording 24 hours after the conclusion of the live webinar. You can watch the recording as many times as you like during the access period.

Recording Access Periods:

Spring Webinar Program
July 8, 2020

Comedy Webinar Series
August 31, 2020

Story Craft Webinar Series
November 30, 2020

Love Story Webinar Series
December 31, 2020

TV Webinar Series
January 31, 2021

Cancellations / Refunds
You can cancel any time before the webinar at no cost to you. Just let us know.

We want you to have the best learning experience possible, so we’re here to help. Please contact us for assistance by emailing if you’re having technical issues with Zoom.

No refunds will be issued after the live webinar has ended and you’ve been sent the link to the recording. As the recording can be played on so many different devices and systems, it should be possible to watch it on at least one of your devices.

For more information, please consult our Webinar FAQ page.

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.

(928) 204-2323

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Get a package discount when you book both STORY and GENRE DAY Seminars!

*This offer may not be combined with other discounts.

What is Final Draft?

Bundled Discount

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

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.


Professional Union Members
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?
Seat Deposit

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.

Seminar Tuition

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 one year 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 one year, or you can be refunded your money less a 10% fee that will be retained to cover administrative costs.

Final Draft

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?
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.