Robert McKee

Robert McKee

Secure writers don't sell first drafts. They patiently rewrite until the script is as director-ready, as actor-ready as possible. Unfinished work invites tampering, while polished, mature work seals its integrity.More Robert McKee quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Night after night, through years of performing and directing, I've stood in awe of the audience, of its capacity for response. As if by magic, masks fall away, faces become vulnerable, receptive. Filmgoers do not defend their emotions, rather they open to the storyteller in ways even their lovers never know, welcoming laughter, tears, terror, rage, compassion, passion, love, hate--the ritual often exhausts them.More Robert McKee quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The Business story is designed to trigger the listener to take an effective action. If it doesn't, the story fails.More Robert McKee quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The students realize that it's their life I'm talking about: it's out of balance, they're struggling to put it into balance. How are they going to do it?More Robert McKee quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
If you can't play all the instruments in the orchestra of story, no matter what music may be in your imagination, you're condemned to hum the same old tune.More Robert McKee quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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