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Reclaim Your Creative Freedom
Imagine a world where no one is telling youshould happen in your screenplay. Yet, your in-depth understanding of screenwriting allows you to design meaningful stories for Film & TV that reach a wide audience, at home and abroad.
The key to this world is called the Story-Type Method.
This innovative approach, taught around the world by Emmanuel Oberg, is available in a series of books, online courses and live workshops. Enjoy!
...and Master Story Structure!
Emmanuel has not only taught screenwriting to thousands of filmmakers over the years, he's also a professional screenwriter and a creative consultant himself.
Talent and Craft
If you're after a cookie-cutter approach, this isn't for you. Talent can't be taught, but craft and principles can. If you're ready to put in the hours, you'll be rewarded...
There is the word "play" in screenplay, and it's too often forgotten. We don't want to take the fun out of writing - or learning. So let's play!
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Why the Story-Type Method?
Simply because it's a unique combination of exhilarating freedom and tremendous power. No other approach leaves you so free to write what you want to write, the way you enjoy doing it, while giving you the tools to design a bulletproof structure and troubleshoot your work.
#1. Ditch the Gurus
There is no single way to write a good screenplay. Story structure is a lot more flexible than 3 (or 5) acts, 8 sequences, 15 beats or 22 steps...
#2. Learn at Your Own Pace
Learning should be fun and relaxed. Whether you're reading a book or exploring an online course, you should be in control.
#3. Get Results. Fast!
Our approach is based on getting results rather than on theory for the sake of theory. We're helping creative professionals, not film critics.
Acclaimed by Storytellers Around the World
for Our Books, Workshops and Courses
“Very thorough understanding of the inner workings of our craft, guaranteed to spark fresh thoughts that will benefit your next project, no matter how experienced you are.”
Mike van Diem, Academy Award-Winning Director
“The story-type method is a refreshing and liberating way of looking at story and structure. Emmanuel is full of enthusiasm, and his passion for good storytelling makes the method fun (yes, really!) to apply..”
Ina Remme, Producer
“Emmanuel is enthusiastic with no fixed screenwriting rules - only great tools he skillfully shared with us. I highly recommend his workshop to anyone who works in the film industry..”
Ingrid Stenersen, Writer/Director
“This is a highly refreshing approach to the subject and one highly recommended to everyone from the aspiring screenwriter to the overburdened development exec.”
Dan MacRae, Head of UK Development, StudioCanal
“The Story-Type Method cuts through to the essence and guides you when you are lost.”
Matthias Hoene, Multi-award winning film and branded content director
“A fabulous one-stop, practical tool box for writers and developers.”
Ed Clarke, Head of Film and TV at Shoebox Films, author of the Rowan Oakwing series as E.J. Clarke
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