Brian McDonald
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Brian McDonald

Brian McDonald is an award-winning director/writer who has written for comic books, A&E's HOARDERS and directed spots for VISA. His film WHITE FACE has run on HBO and CINEMAX and is used in corporations nation-wide as a diversity-training tool.

A sought after instructor and consultant, Brian has taught his story structure seminar at PIXAR, DISNEY FEATURE ANIMATION and LUCASFILM's ILM.

McDonald is the author of INVISIBLE INK -- A PRACTICAL GUIDE TO BUILDING STORIES THAT RESONATE, THE GOLDEN THEME - HOW TO MAKE YOUR WRITING APPEAL TO THE HIGHEST COMMON DENOMINATOR, FREEMAN -- A NOVELLA IN SCREENPLAY FORM and INK SPOTS -- COLLECTED WRITINGS ON STORY STRUCTURE, FILMMAKING AND CRAFTSMANSHIP.

His books are considered required reading for Pixar story interns. McDonald has worked on the Red Badge project for the US Army - a program designed to help returning vets suffering from PTSD learn to write stories in order to help them in their healing.

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    • Invisible Ink

    • A Practical Guide to Building Stories that Resonate
    • By: Brian McDonald
    • Narrated by: Matt Armstrong
    • Length: 3 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 267
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 232
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 227

    Acclaimed by successful screenwriters and authors, Invisible Ink is a helpful, accessible guide to the essential elements of the best storytelling....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wonderfully succinct!

    • By micah on 11-12-13

    Regular price: $14.95

    • Ink Spots

    • By: Brian McDonald
    • Narrated by: Matt Armstrong
    • Length: 3 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 22
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 19
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18

    With inspiring wit and wisdom, he will not only teach you how to be a better writer, but a more observant person and a better student in any field....

    Regular price: $14.95

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