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Today's world wants to know you and the real story behind why you do what you do. Whether you have a product to sell, a company mission to share, or an audience to entertain, people are more likely to engage and connect if you deliver a well-crafted story with an emotional core.

Bobette Buster shares the tools and principles used by some of the world’s best storytellers and helps you apply them to your own. Find out: How to source, structure and shape your story; Ways to discover the essence of your story; Why finding the emotional connection with your audience can take a story from good to great. Get it now from Amazon (and Amazon.co.uk!)

So, what’s your story?


“Bobette Buster’s classes have been a wonderful addition to our internal education program. Her insights and thoroughness in examining every aspect of a film; from structure to marketing, acting, cinematography, editing, and sound, have been immensely valuable to our ongoing commitment to learning and creativity.”

- Elyse Klaidman, Pixar

“Bobette Buster is a world-class instructor whose deconstruction of popular movies reveals how great filmmakers craft timeless stories by making specific, informed choices that support a central theme. Her insightful analysis has inspired the filmmakers at our studio and encouraged them to discuss what exactly elevates a movie to greatness. Bobette’s class not only gets people inspired; it gets results. Within weeks of starting the course, our artists were using tools from Bobette’s class to shape their storytelling. Bobette’s seminar will change the way you watch movies — and the way you make them.”

- Sony Animation Studios

“Bobette Buster's engaging style and comprehensive filmmaking knowledge enlightens her audience and challenges them both intellectually and creatively. She is very well respected by our filmmakers and we look forward to more sessions with her.”

- Disney Animation Studios


“Bobette is a truly fantastic teacher, a mainstay in the USC Peter Stark Program where she has made such a tremendous impact on students. No one understands story better than her.”

- Larry Turman, Director, USC Peter Stark Program and Producer of ‘The Graduate’



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