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Storyboard Directing for Television Animation

Are you interested in taking your storyboarding and leadership skills to the next level by becoming a Storyboard Director? If so, this circle might be for you!

We will discuss:

  • What exactly a storyboard director does, from the day-to-day tasks to the broad strokes of the job
  • What skills a storyboard director needs and what skills you need as a board artist or revisionist to be considered for a potential director position
  • How to work with your storyboard team, production, and editor as a director
  • Potential career paths after being a director (i.e. Supervising Director, Supervising Producer, etc)

Mentee Criteria

Experience Level:
1-3 Years
3-5 Years

Meeting Times & Dates

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

Times Per Month:  Twice per month

Dates:  Tuesdays

Meeting Times: 7PM to 8:30PM PST

Circle Leader

Monica Davila

Monica Davila is a Supervising Producer at Atomic Cartoons on an upcoming show for Netflix. She started her career at Paramount Animation as a production assistant before switching to storyboards and has worked at studios including Nickelodeon, Disney Television Animation, and DreamWorks Television Animation. She’s directed on both bridge and 6-11 shows including the upcoming Dogs in Space and Santiago of the Seas, the latter for which she won the Gracie Allen Award for directing. She’s also a freelance illustrator and has worked for clients such as Random House and Nickelodeon Media. Monica was a mentee for the WIA Mentorship Program in 2015 and has served as a mentor for the program twice since then. In her spare time she enjoys traveling, baking cookies, and sketching at coffee shops.

Title/Expertise:  Supervising Producer

Company:  Atomic Cartoons

Location:  Los Angeles, CA

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