“[A good artist is] one with imagination and the ability to tell a good story. How well a man draws cuts no ice with me, if what he’s trying to express comes out vague and choppy.” ‐ Jack Kirby
(Sherman cited in Morrow (ED.) 2004, (vol.1) p. 181).

Tuesday, July 31, 2012

Get a spare 30 minutes and WATCH THIS:

 All these clips are entertaining, I recommend THIS ONE ABOVE in particular to this course subject; it highlights why episode 3 in particular of the Star Wars prequels does not work- in this clip's case, it discusses the central protagonist to the story, and the storyboarding/shot selections in the film. Insightful, hilarious, it is strongly recommended you listen/watch this. (Thanks for the find, Andi :D)

 It basically boils down to a discussion on the three things I mentioned yesterday that you must try to achieve when telling a story in film, animation or comic book:

Original link, and the other two parts are here. All extremely funny, and trust me, you don't have to be a Star Wars fan at all to get what it's saying. 


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