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Breaking into Storyboarding

You want to be a storyboard artist, but how do you get that first gig? Where do you find that balance between developing your craft and getting your work out there to be considered for opportunities? In this circle, we’ll talk about tailoring your storyboard portfolio for studio roles, networking and connecting with recruiters, strategies for applying to job openings, and about the different paths you can take as a storyboard trainee or revisionist.

Mentee Criteria

Experience Level:
0-1 Year
Student (last year of study)

Meeting Times & Dates

Please note: Meeting times and dates are subject to change by your Circle Mentor

Times Per Month:  Weekly

Dates:  Mondays (with some supplemental 1:1 sessions with each mentee throughout the Circle)

Meeting Times:  6pm to 7pm (PST)

Circle Leader

Juan Luis Bravo

Juan Luis Bravo is a storyboard artist and filmmaker, currently storyboarding at Pure Imagination Studios on an unannounced CG action-adventure show. His prior experience includes storyboard revisions at Wild Canary Animation, live-action video production at Disney, and post-production at The Product Factory. Concurrently, he writes and directs independent projects for animation and live-action.

In his work, he aims to apply his education in live-action filmmaking with the experience of a bilingual upbringing to tell stories about connection and everyday beauty.

Title/Expertise:  Storyboard Artist

Company:  Pure Imagination Studios

Location:  Glendale, CA

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