Robert McKee’s workshops have earned him an international reputation and a list of alumni writers with Oscars that runs off the page. Well-known students include Peter Jackson, Jane Campion, Geoffrey Rush, Quincy Jones, Paul Haggis, the founders and the writing team of Pixar, to name only a few.
And for the first time, McKee is making one of his programs available as a digital course. In this free sample from Robert's first extensive online course on Dialogue, you’ll get an introduction to writing memorable, award-winning dialogue for the screen, stage, and page.
ROBERT McKEE, a Fulbright Scholar, is the most sought-after screenwriting teacher in the world. The best-selling author of an award winning book, STORY and DIALOGUE: THE ART OF VERBAL ACTION FOR PAGE, STAGE, AND SCREEN, McKee occupies a unique crossroads in modern media storytelling. His teachings have spread beyond the screen and stage to influence all story forms. Writers, producers, directors, media professionals, and business leaders from the world over read McKee and attend his sold-out international seminars for an exclusive deep dive into the narrative potential of their material.
"McKee's DIALOGUE is a mother lode of insight and inspiration for any writer. His teachings have changed my career and changed my life. Robert McKee is in a category of one."
- Steven Pressfield, bestselling author of The Legend of Baggar Vance, The War of Art, and Gates of Fire
"McKee teaches what is not yet taught. He shines his unwavering analytical light on the structure and invisible substructure of dialogue. He takes a craft that is often considered instinctual or magical and reveals its chemical secrets."
- Terry Johnson, writer/director, winner of the Olivier Award, Critics' Circle Theater Award, WGA, and BAFTA