Tag Archives: movie
Brad Bird

Video: Brad Bird tells stories, which happen to be fantastic. And animated.

Bird’s commentary on thoughtful storytelling accompanies footage from his and other animated films. He lauds restraint and emotional connections over nonstop frenetic pacing for the sake of action.

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Thomas Balmès, Victor Kossakovsky

Not just for directors: 10 storytelling rules from documentary cinema

Thomas Balmès shares advice for aspiring filmmakers near the end — actually advice from a Russian director and friend.

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Uptown

A typical Friday night in Birmingham

This is Birmingham, and we have lots to see and do. Whether or not you’re coming to our conference, get out this Friday evening for fun and mischief.

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Goldfinger - James Bond

A template for storytelling

Could we have a successful template for our storytelling purposes? Can we get away with being by the book all the time like James Bond?

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Storytelling in depth: Why Woody and Buzz matter

The 22 guidelines from Pixar serve as starting points for discussion on building compelling stories.

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