The Storyboard Artist: A Guide to Freelancing in Film, TV, and Advertising

The Storyboard Artist: A Guide to Freelancing in Film, TV, and Advertising

by Giuseppe Cristiano

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Overview

The Storyboard Artist: A Guide to Freelancing in Film, TV, and Advertising by Giuseppe Cristiano

A visual and straightforward manual describing the various aspects of the storyboarding profession. Includes tips and advice from a working professional with expertise in film, television, and advertising.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781615930838
Publisher: Wiese, Michael Productions
Publication date: 01/01/2012
Pages: 210
Sales rank: 941,305
Product dimensions: 10.90(w) x 7.40(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Giuseppe Cristiano is a former comic artist as well as a writer. He freelances for advertising agencies and film production companies throughout Europe and the U.S., and has directed a number or shorts, music videos, and animated films.

Giuseppe Cristiano currently lives in Italy and Sweden. He travels on a regular basis between Europe and the U.S. (where he is planning to relocate in the near future).

Table of Contents

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Introduction

1.   Storyboard Details

What Is a Storyboard?           

2.   What You Need to Get Started

Tools of the Trade

Going Digital

3. Storyboard Artists and Comic Strip Artists           

The Artist Who Influenced Me

4.   Drawing School

Understanding and Drawing Anatomy

Understanding Perspective

Understanding Framing

Technical and Camera Movements

Distances

Line of Action

Improve Your Style and Technique

5.   Use the Storyboard as a Budget

6.   The Storyboard and Advertising

Advertising Agencies and Production Companies

Client Boards and Shooting Boards           

What Else Does a Storyboard Artist Do in the Advertising Business?

Be Up to Date!

Working with Ad Agents and Copywriters

From Idea to Treatment

Brainstorming

Formulas and Strategies

The Pitch

The Animatic

Working at an Agency

7.   Working with Directors and Production Companies

Know Your Director

Use References

Resources

Improve Your Skills and Work Faster

8.   Storyboarding Movies

Analyzing Scripts

Organizing the Work

The Meetings

The Conceptual Artist

Watching Movies with a Different Eye           

9.   Contracts and Legal Matter

10. The Professional Storyboard Artist

Professional Organization

Your Studio

Bookkeeping

Promotion

Freelance Survival Tips

My Typical Day


Conclusion

Glossary

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