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Author McKee, Robert, 1941-
Title Story : substance, structure, style and the principles of screenwriting / Robert McKee.
Imprint New York : ItBooks, c1997.
Edition 1st ed.
Book Jacket
LOCATION CALL # NOTE STATUS
 Main Collection  PN1996 .M465 1997    AVAILABLE


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Call # PN1996 .M465 1997
Phys. Description 466 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (p. 421-422) and index.
Filmography: p.423-455.
Contents Pt. 1. The writer and the art of story -- 1. The story problem -- Pt. 2. The elements of story -- 2. The structure spectrum -- 3. Structure and setting -- 4. Structure and genre -- 5. Structure and character -- 6. Structure and meaning -- Pt. 3. The principles of story design -- 7. The substance of story -- 8. The inciting incident -- 9. Act design -- 10. Scene design -- 11. Scene analysis -- 12. Composition -- 13. Crisis, climax, resolution -- Pt. 4. The writer at work -- 14. The principle of antagonism -- 15. Exposition -- 16. Problems and solutions -- 17. Character -- 18. The text -- 19. A writer's method.
Summary Robert McKee's screenwriting workshops have earned him an international reputation for inspiring novices, refining works in progress, and putting major screenwriting careers back on track. In "Story", McKee expands on the concepts he teaches in his seminars, providing readers with the most comprehensive, integrated explanation of the craft of writing for the screen. Photos.
Subject Motion picture authorship.
Motion picture plays -- Technique.
ISBN 9780060391683
0060391685