Posted by: steveonfilm | February 10, 2013

The Destructiveness of Formulaic Screenwriting

I came across this video randomly on YouTube today and thought I’d share.

It’s Robert McKee talking about why trying to hit certain story elements on specific pages is a disastrous idea.

I’d say I’d have to agree with him on this one.

You can watch the entire 1 hour interview with McKee here.

Keep writing,



  1. Anytime I get an email about “the perfect formula to a great script,” I’m on high alert.

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