Storytelling and the Arc of Transformation
Underwritten by John & Mary Loeks and the Center for Excellence in Preaching
Note: Due to contractual restrictions, this presentation will not be recorded or archived.
Bobette Buster is a screenwriter, documentary producer, lecturer and story consultant. She grew up in Kentucky, a region renowned for its great storytellers. As a student she produced an oral history of the area that is now archived at the Kentucky Museum. She then moved to Hollywood to learn the business of script development and ended up serving as creative executive for producer greats Tony Scott, Larry Gelbart and Ray Stark. Bobette Buster continues to consult for Hollywood’s leading decision makers and creatives at leading studios including Pixar, 20th Century Fox, Disney Animation and Sony Animation, and conducts seminars for the most elite film school programs worldwide. She also leads in-depth, immersive storytelling workshops all over the globe on how to be a storyteller for corporate and not-for-profit organizations and idea conferences. Since 1992 she has been Adjunct Professor at the University of Southern California's Graduate School of Cinematic Arts where she created the first MFA curriculum for Original Feature Film Development. She currently lives in LA.
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