"Story" is such a vague word for an incredibly complex idea. What makes a compelling story? How do the intricacies of a story entertain? Have you ever wanted to ask these questions, but felt intimated? This teleconference is your chance to not only learn from the best, but to ask the best...despite you feeling like Charlie Kaufman from "Adaptation".
Join Mr. McKee and your fellow ISA members in a unique presentation with the master of Story. Robert McKee will be making himself available to you to answer all of your Story-related questions. It will be interactive, open-minded, and an incredible learning experience. Take advantage of this rare opportunity to pick the brain of the truest of experts and spend time focusing on the most important aspect of the entertainment industry - Story.
To ask Mr. McKee a question in advance, please submit your question when you register.
Robert Mckee, a Fullbright Scholar, is the most sought after screenwriting lecturer around the globe. He has dedicated the last 30 years to educating and mentoring screenwriters, novelists, playwrights, poets, documentary filmmakers, and directors internationally. Peter Jackson has lauded him as "The Guru of Gurus". For the writers of Pixar, McKee's STORY Seminar is a rite of passage. Emmy Award-Winner, Brian Cox, also portrayed Mckee in the Oscar-nominated film ADAPTATION.
Don't be intimidated by Mr. McKee's accomplishments and stature - he is a down-to-earth, relatable individual whose focus and intention is always on the improvement and development of a writer's craft and ability. You will learn an immense amount simply by listening, but the forum will be open to your questions if you so choose. The ISA is proud to welcome Robert McKee.
Robert McKee is unique among writing mentors. No matter what your writing credentials or story medium, your next project calls for an absolute command of creative decisions. With his distinctive blend of award-winning scholarship, professional acting and directing experience and craft knowledge across all media, Robert McKee helps writers think beyond formula and take the best story decisions of their career – be it in cinema, literature, theater or television. Already he has helped story creators win 53 Oscars as well as 170 Emmys. Whether delivered through his books, seminars, or digital platforms, McKee’s trademark combination of classical learning, passion for his subject, and unrelenting drive to write the truth has resulted in him becoming the story whisperer of his age – an Aristotle for today’s media world. Whatever your storytelling medium, sharpen your craft at Robert McKee’s STORY Seminar and STORYLOGUE (www.storylogue.com). Cinema Story, Television Story, Theater Story, Internet Story, Book Story, Business Story, Gaming Story, Animation Story, Sequel Story, Franchise Story.
FALL 2014 Story SEMINAR DATES
LOS ANGELES: October 9-12 (registration opens March 9)
NEW YORK CITY: October 23-26 (registration opens April 6)
LONDON: November 20-23 (Registration opens April 27)
NEW YORK CITY: September 26 (Register here)
Our only North American GENRE Seminar in 2014 is in NYC April 9-13 (Register here)
(If you are a writer and want to be considered for the TOP 25, you must be an ISAConnect Member)