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How storyboards shape your storytelling

Garr Reynolds, better known as PresentationZen is, alongside Nancy Duarte, one of the authorities on presenting and presentations. He posted recently on using storyboards to help craft your story and refine your message. He includes some excellent clips from Pixar’s Bug’s Life and Toy Story storyboard process.

A good storyboard artist is a good storyteller. The drawings do not have to be pretty, but they must have the meaning and the feelings behind the idea –  Garr Reynolds

One of the examples of the storyboarding process Garr includes shows the late Joe Ranft in the storyboard and pitching process for A Bugs Life.

See his full post here Presentation Zen: Storyboarding & the art of finding your story.

Lord David Puttnam: Online commercial strategies have ‘actively damaged’ news and information relaying | The Drum

As part of Bite’s Stop Content Pollution event, filmmaker and digital ambassador Puttnam spoke about the challenge facing communicators in a crowded content marketplace.

I’d be very surprised if there were graduates coming out of media courses who had been told that their principle job is storytelling. I would be very surprised. They are being told that their job is impact. Lord David Puttnam

Lord David Puttnam

Lord David Puttnam

via Lord David Puttnam: Online commercial strategies have ‘actively damaged’ news and information relaying | The Drum.

Pixar President Ed Catmull on open communication

Communication needs to be between anybody at any time. Outside the structure, and outside the order.

Ed Catmull, President Pixar

In a short video interview, Ed Catmull talks about the challenges to open communication on Toy Story.

via Fastcompany

Ed Catmull, President Pixar