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[Video]: McKee on Being Onscreen

What do you do when somebody calls you up and asks if they can use you in their feature script? Hollywood screenwriting guru Robert McKee analyzes seeing himself portrayed on the big screen – a symbol of Hollywood, the primary character’s antagonist, and an authentic character with his own character journey. If you liked this, check out more videos about …

Writing For Sound

Telling a film story, like telling any kind of story, is about creating connections between characters, places, objects, experiences, and ideas. You try to invent a world which is complex and many layered, like the real world. But unlike most of real life (which tends to be badly written and edited), in a good film a set of themes emerge …