Storytelling – or scenario, dramaturgy, scriptwriting, playwriting, songwriting… – has its specific words, its descriptive concepts, usable to analyze any artwork and to create some new works. Here are the names and definitions of the main storytelling words and concepts that are used in the Story&Drama storytelling tutorials and analyses: Story A story is made of a series […]
STORY by Robert McKee : the reference in storytelling, or a political weapon to make real problems disappear?
There is a big, big problem with Robert McKee’s book, “Story”. This scriptwriting handbook is quoted everywhere it’s about storytelling and plays as a technical reference – though not so technical. It’s partly with STORY that I came to develop my knowledge in storytelling, so for that I can thank him: Robert, thank you, your book taught […]
What can stories do for us? Stories give us the keys of life Charming Princes and Barbie dolls teach us how to love when we are children. Then teenage star singers like Britney Spears or Beyonce, novels like “Fifty Shades Of Grey”, press articles about gay marriage and AIDS and divorce rates, porn movies and […]
Story&Drama supports the idea that storytelling is a performative tool: we do not tell stories just for the sake of telling stories, but to: have an impact over the audience make the audience think, believe, feel, act, buy, vote, change attitude… change the world! How? By generating effects of involvement, positive or negative identification to […]