Wednesday, 23 May 2012

Thoughts on Storydevelopment and Storyboarding

Tutorials and tips from Sherm Cohen
The 7 Hidden Patterns of Successful Storyboards
Three full hours of detailed tutorials for Toon Boom Storyboard Pro free:

Interview with Nancy Beiman

Mark Andrews talking about visual storytelling at Calart

The art of storyboarding with film dirctor&producer Ridley Scott

The art of storyboarding with Sam Mendes and Conrad L. Hall

Conceptual Storyboarding: Storytelling and Struggle Storyboarding Techniques with Derek Thompson
Interview with him (1 out of 6)

The 22 rules of storytelling, according to Pixar

Hitchcock’s Storyboards from 13 Classic Films

Single-panel gag cartoons by Harry Mace

Stories by the cartoonist, Herluf Bidstrup

Dynamic Kung Fu Panda storyboards from Toby Shelton. Amazing stuff!

Tuesday, 15 May 2012

Animation business resources

on freelancing by Noah Bradley
his advice here:

5 Common Pitfalls Of Concept Art & Illustration Portfolios

suggested by Mark Mayerson

The Animation Guild - the L.A. union

The Animation Guild blog - the union blog
Canadian Animation Resources - probably the best job board for Canadian animation
VFX Soldier - business commentary on the visual effects business, with special
attention to subsidies
Cartoon Brew - a fannish site, but the do cover business news and trends
Michael Geist - Expert on Canadian copyright and other media law
Seth Godin - marketing guru - general film and TV business news
The Hollywood Economist 2.0: The Hidden Financial Reality Behind the Movies by Edward Jay Epstein
Animation Development: From Pitch to Production by David Levy
Long Tail The Revised And Updated by Chris Anderson
Free: How Today's Smartest Businesses Profit By Giving Something For Nothing by Chris Anderson