Vogler - The Writers Journey"
Appeared: Saturday, July 17th, 3:00 pm
A capacity crowd heard Mr. Vogler discuss his book and viewpoints on mythic structure. He also answered questions and autographed copies of his work.
Christopher Vogler's The Writer's Journey has become one of the most popular books on writing of the last 50 years. Vogler's ideas have been a major influence on Hollywood thinking where he is regularly consulted by major studios on projects. This is an eye-opening guide for anyone who loves movies and stories and wants to know why they are so powerful.
The updated and revised third edition provides new insights and observations from Vogler's pioneering work in mythic structure for writer's. Learn about his mythology's influence on stories, movies, and man himself. This book a 'classic' for screenwriters, writers, and novelists. If you are writing for Hollywood, you must attend this important event!
Mr. Voglerwas introduced by Eric Swelstad, Associate Professor and Department
Chair of Media Arts of Los Angeles Valley College.
Chris Vogler, best known as the author of "THE WRITER'S JOURNEY: Mythic Structure for Writers", has been a story analyst and consultant to major studios, directors and stars. He played a role in the development of THE LION KING, ALADDIN and HERCULES while at Disney Animation, and was an executive at Fox 2000, working on FIGHT CLUB and THE THIN RED LINE.
His book THE WRITER'S JOURNEY was developed from a memo that he wrote while at Disney on the mythic roots of modern storytelling, and has become a handbook for screenwriters and novelists on how to structure a good story. Recently he has been consulted on a wide range of movies including 10,000 BC, Will Smith's projects I AM LEGEND, HANCOCK and THE KARATE KID, and Darren Aronofsky's THE WRESTLER.
The new 3rd Edition of THE WRITER'S JOURNEY is now available in bookstores
everywhere, and on the Web at Amazon.com, BarnesandNoble.com, etc. THE WRITER'S
JOURNEY has become one of the essential texts for screenwriters, novelists, and
artists of all kinds who want to harness the power of myth. Inspired by the work
of mythologist Joseph Campbell, THE WRITER'S JOURNEY explores how the ancient
patterns and wisdom of world myths still have value for writers as a guideline
to structure and a source of creative inspiration.
To learn more about Chris Vogler and his books, please visit: http://www.thewritersjourney.com/
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