Strategist and consultant Louisa Heinrich gave a very informative thirty minute speech at the MIP Markets about The Most Shared Videos in 2013. Sure, we are only half-way through the said year, but when it comes to viral videos (or ‘social videos’, the new official term), 6 months means a long time. Harlem Shake didn’t exist four months ago. (Just to […]
Alfred Hitchcock is considered one of the Master of cinematic storytelling, and decades ago after his films came out, there are always something to learn and discover from them. Hitchcock talked at length with Truffaut about his work, and mentioned his love for the storytelling technique more than for content, but he also relied a great […]
This week opens with another post sharing ‘wisdom from Twitter‘, it was not my initial plan, but life is all about being reactive, isn’t it. You are probably already familiar with Emma Coats who shared few months ago on the same account, @lawnrocket, Pixar’s 22 Storytelling Rules. Yesterday , Coats talked about the importance of finding […]
Story guru, lecturer, consultant and screenwriter Bobette Buster did a lecture during the Do Lectures where she talks about elements that participate in creating the pattern to great storytelling. It’s an organic presentation that gives a lot of different food to think, instead of the usual list of 5/6 bullet points. But here are some […]
After Andrew Stanton Ted’s Talk on the clues to a great story, it’s five years Pixar’s story artist Emma Coats who shared storytelling rules learned over her 5 years experience in the animation company via her Twitter account. Thankfully, io9 picked up the tweets almost a month ago, and I finally get a chance to share […]
‘Storytelling is joke-telling. It’s knowing your punch line, your ending, knowing that everything you’re saying from the first sentence to the last is leading to a singular goal, and ideally confirming some truth that depends our understanding of who we are as human beings.’ Screenwriter/Director Andrew Stanton gave an interesting TED talk (yes, TED […]
The last day of another year has arrived and picking an article to write has proven tricky. I didn’t want to look back on this year or put a mash-up of everything and anything, but I also didn’t want to put something completely random and disconnected to the feeling of closure we are all experiencing […]
Trey Parker and Matt Stone, the longtime best friends who created South Park 14 years ago and more recently the musical The Book of Mormon crashed an NYU Screenwriting class and gave out a piece of advice that narrows down storytelling to one single essential point, keeping it simple and clear in a two-minute video. […]
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