Robert McKee Keynote Speaker

  • Storytelling Consultant
  • Author
  • Lecturer

Robert McKee's Biography

Robert McKee is an author, lecturer and story consultant. He is known for ‘Story Seminar’ which he developed whilst he was a Professor at the University of Southern California. These seminars have been held all around the world including Boston, Moscow, Amsterdam, Beijing, Mumbai, Paris, Rio de Janeiro, Sydney and annually in New York City.

McKee’s seminars teach writers the principles of storytelling. His 3-day seminar shows that there are teaching story principles, which allow writers for theatre, novels, film and television freedom to apply them as they wish provided the story ‘works’.

McKee has consulted on business storytelling for various multinational companies including Microsoft, Nike, Hewlett-Packard, Time Warner, and Siemens. In 2013, he launched a seminar for the business community in Los Angeles, New York City, Beijing and Malta.

He is the published author of Story: Substance, Structure, Style, and the Principles of Screenwriting. Dialogue: the Art of Verbal Action for Stage, Page and Screen and Storynomics: Story-Driven Marketing in the Post-Advertising World. 

 

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Videos of Robert McKee

Q&A: How Do You Find a Character’s Inner Flaw?
Q&A: How Do You Find a Character’s Inner Flaw?
Robert McKee's STORY Seminar - The Setting
Robert McKee's STORY Seminar - The Setting

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