Julie Delpy was born in Paris and appeared in her first film when she was fourteen. She is best known for her roles in Three Colors: Red and White. She lives in Los Angeles.
Ethan Hawke is best known for his staring roles in the motion pictures Dead Poets Society, Reality Bites, Hamlet, and Training Day, for which he was nominated for an Academy Award. He is also the author of the novels The Hottest State and Ash Wednesday. He lives in New York.
Kim Krizan has written numerous screenplays, including historical biographies of Mata Hari and Anaïs Nin that are currently in development. She appeared as an actor in Slacker, Dazed and Confused, and Walking Life. She lives in Los Angeles with her husband.
Richard Linklater, a screenwriter and director, has made twelve films, including Slacker, Dazed and Confused, Waking Life, and School of Rock. He is based in Austin.
In Story, McKee expands on the concepts he teaches in his $450 seminars (considered a must by industry insiders), providing readers with the most comprehensive, integrated explanation of the craft of writing for the screen. No one better understands how all the elements of a screenplay fit together, and no one is better qualified to explain the "magic" of story construction and the relationship between structure and character than Robert McKee.
The foundations of story that Truby lays out are so fundamental they are applicable—and essential—to all writers, from novelists and short-story writers to journalists, memoirists, and writers of narrative non-fiction.