Wednesday, 23 May 2012

Thoughts on Storydevelopment and Storyboarding

Tutorials and tips from Sherm Cohen
http://storyboardsecrets.com
http://www.youtube.com/user/StoryboardSecrets/videos
The 7 Hidden Patterns of Successful Storyboards
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pmpmkV5b5qM&feature=player_embedded
Three full hours of detailed tutorials for Toon Boom Storyboard Pro free: http://bit.ly/StoryboardPro2

Interview with Nancy Beiman
http://www.skwigly.co.uk/an-interview-with-nancy-beiman/


Mark Andrews talking about visual storytelling at Calart

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WOCzKT9H7k0&playnext=1&list=PL2C9772145C4B8D0D&feature=results_video
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lmd7YIHUI5M&feature=channel&list=UL

The art of storyboarding with film dirctor&producer Ridley Scott
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M7bqso7mGXU&feature=player_embedded

The art of storyboarding with Sam Mendes and Conrad L. Hall
http://www.youtube.com/watch?NR=1&feature=endscreen&v=5zvEaP9fT4I

Conceptual Storyboarding: Storytelling and Struggle Storyboarding Techniques with Derek Thompson
http://www.thegnomonworkshop.com/store/product/415/Conceptual-Storyboarding%3AStorytelling-and-Struggle
Interview with him
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ad_h31wy1V0 (1 out of 6)

The 22 rules of storytelling, according to Pixar
http://io9.com/5916970/the-22-rules-of-storytelling-according-to-pixar


Hitchcock’s Storyboards from 13 Classic Films
http://filmmakeriq.com/2010/11/hitchcocks-storyboards-from-13-classic-films

Single-panel gag cartoons by Harry Mace
http://allthingsger.blogspot.ca/search?q=Monday+cartoon+day

Stories by the cartoonist, Herluf Bidstrup
http://herlufbidstrup.tumblr.com

Dynamic Kung Fu Panda storyboards from Toby Shelton. Amazing stuff!
http://tobyshelton.blogspot.ca/search/label/storyboards

Tuesday, 15 May 2012

Animation business resources

on freelancing by Noah Bradley http://www.theartoffreelancing.com/
his advice here: https://medium.com/i-m-h-o/138c5efd45e9

5 Common Pitfalls Of Concept Art & Illustration Portfolios

http://chrisoatley.com/illustration-portfolio-pitfalls/

suggested by Mark Mayerson

The Animation Guild - the L.A. union http://animationguild.org/

The Animation Guild blog - the union blog http://animationguildblog.blogspot.ca/
Canadian Animation Resources - probably the best job board for Canadian animation http://www.canadiananimationresources.ca/
VFX Soldier - business commentary on the visual effects business, with special
attention to subsidies http://vfxsoldier.wordpress.com/
Cartoon Brew - a fannish site, but the do cover business news and trends http://www.cartoonbrew.com/business
Michael Geist - Expert on Canadian copyright and other media law http://www.michaelgeist.ca/
Seth Godin - marketing guru http://sethgodin.typepad.com/
Deadline.com - general film and TV business news http://www.deadline.com/hollywood/
The Hollywood Economist 2.0: The Hidden Financial Reality Behind the Movies by Edward Jay Epstein http://www.amazon.ca/The-Hollywood-Economist-2-0-Financial/dp/1612190502/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1360077915&sr=1-1
Animation Development: From Pitch to Production by David Levy http://www.amazon.ca/Animation-Development-From-Pitch-Production/dp/1581156618/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1360078074&sr=1-1
Long Tail The Revised And Updated by Chris Anderson http://www.amazon.ca/Long-Tail-The-Revised-Updated/dp/1401309666/ref=sr_1_2?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1360080058&sr=1-2
Free: How Today's Smartest Businesses Profit By Giving Something For Nothing by Chris Anderson http://www.amazon.ca/Free-Smartest-Businesses-Something-Nothing/dp/B0043RT912/ref=pd_sim_b_2