Directing the Story Professional Storytelling and Storyboarding Techniques for Live Action and Animation

ISBN-10: 0240810767

ISBN-13: 9780240810768

Edition: 2009

Authors: Francis Glebas

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Francis Glebas, a top Disney storyboard artist, shows how to reach the ultimate goal of animation and moviemaking by showing how to provide audiences with an emotionally satisfying experience. Directing the Story offers a structural approach to clearly and dramatically presenting visual stories. With Francis help youll discover the professional storytelling techniques which have swept away generations of movie goers and kept them coming back for more. Youll also learn to spot potential problems before they cost you time or money and offers creative solutions to solve them. Best of all, it practices what it preaches, using a graphic novel format to demonstrate the professional visual storytelling techniques you need to know. * Uses the classic story of '1001 Arabian Nights' to show how to storyboard stories that will engage an audiences attention and emotions. * With 1001 drawings in graphic novel format plus teaching concepts and commentary. * All of the storyboarding examples have a real project context rather to engage a very visual audience on their own terms and teaches through demonstration.
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List price: $41.95
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Group
Publication date: 10/9/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 360
Size: 10.75" wide x 8.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.210
Language: English

Introduction: The Goal Audiences watch movies and animations to be entertained through an emotionally satisfying and meaningful experience
This book shows how to entertain, by structuring the elements of film thematically
You can work with images, words and sounds
The Problem Beginners work is often boring and confusing- unemotional
What do directors direct? Attention -clearly and dramatically to tell an emotional story
The Beginning Basics History and uses of storyboarding How to tell a story using images
How to storyboard a scene How to draw for storyboarding
Structural Tactics to Reach the Goal How direct attention How to direct the eye How to use images How to convey and suggest meaning Aiming for the heart
Emotional response
Summary Chart and recapitulation of all of the concepts
Analysis and Evolution of the Scheherazade Project
Scheherazade and her story will be woven through out, demonstrating 'HOW TO' for each of the concepts being discussed
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