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Storyboarding: The Whole Story

Breaking into storyboarding and finding success in the field requires knowing your craft, but also knowing yourself. In this circle, we’ll look at the practical skills needed to make great boards and land jobs; and also examine how our personal stories can impact, and enhance our careers. Discussion topics to include:

Boarding Specific:

1. Going over storyboards and improving them together.
2. Paying attention to character development and acting.
3. Cinematic style boarding for feature.

Industry vs Life:

1. Starting in the industry later. Career transitions.
2. How I’ve dealt with becoming an artist, while being a Second-Gen American.
3. Being in the animation industry as a marginalized creator.

Mentee Criteria

Experience Level:
Student (last year of study)
0-1 Year
1-3 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:  Mondays

Meeting Times:   7pm, PST

Circle Leader

Kristal Babich

Bio coming soon

Title/Expertise:  Story Artist

Company:  Netflix Animation

Location:  Los Angeles, CA

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