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Encyclopedia > Robert McKee

Robert McKee is a creative writing instructor who is widely admired for his popular 'Story Seminars,' which developed when he was a professor at the University of Southern California. He is the author of a "screenwriters bible" called Story. Many of Hollywood's active screenwriters claim him as an inspiration. Creative writing is a term used to distinguish certain imaginative or different types of writing from generic writing. ... The University of Southern California (also known as USC, SC, Southern Cal, and Southern California), Southern Californias oldest private research university, is located in the urban center of Los Angeles, California. ... ...

The seminars are frequently held in Los Angeles, New York, London and Toronto. This article is about the largest city in California. ... State nickname: Empire State Other U.S. States Capital Albany Largest city New York Governor George Pataki (R) Official languages None (English is de facto) Area 141,205 km² (27th)  - Land 122,409 km²  - Water 18,795 km² (13. ... The Clock Tower of the Palace of Westminster, which contains Big Ben London is the capital city of the United Kingdom and of England. ... }|135px|City of Toronto, Ontario Official Flag]]|Coat Image=[[Image:{{{Coat Image}}}|135px|City of Toronto, Ontario Coat of Arms]]}} {{Canadian City/Disable Field={{{Disable Motto Link}}}}} Motto: Diversity Our Strength {{Canadian City/Location Image is:{{{Location Image Type}}}|[[Image:{{{Location Image}}}|thumbnail|center|250px|City of Toronto, Ontario, Canada...

He was portrayed in the Charlie Kaufman-penned movie Adaptation by Brian Cox, who was McKee's personal choice for the role. Charles Stuart Kaufman (born November 1, 1958 in New York City) is an accomplished screenwriter, identified by Premiere magazine as one of the 100 most powerful people in Hollywood. ... Adaptation may refer to— Adaptation in biology, an anatomical structure, physiological process or behavioral trait that has evolved over a period of time by the process of natural selection that increases the likelihood of reproductive success. ... Brian Cox as Henry II in The Devils Crown. ...

External links

  • Robert McKee's Story Web site



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