Telling a great story

Robert McKee – Screenwriting teacher

The filmmaking professionals treat screenwriting as something sacred. At least, they used to.
And though the writers’ names may not even appear in the credits, their work is essential for each and every film or TV show, and their earnings are sometimes way higher than the actors’.
So what does it take to become a really good writer? How does this “sacred process” look from the inside? We’re asking the man who knows it best; the world-famous screenwriter and writing lecturer Robert McKee.