Friday, March 30, 2012
Boarders Without Borders: StoryboardArt.org
Are you prepared to handle clients across the country, or even halfway across the world? In this fast changing world of digital art and social networking, it is more important than ever to be able to market yourself as versatile storyboard artist. In this presentation you will learn the networking tricks to landing storyboard jobs and connections outside your current network. We will start with a skills check up, to make sure you have the right stuff. Then we dive into five key tactics that can get you a job anywhere in the world. Learn the fundamentals to engaging with clients, preparing and delivering your work, and establishing long lasting network relationships.
Sergio Paez is a San Francisco artist specializing in storyboards, animation, and visual development for TV, feature films, and games. His animation credits in the United States and in Europe include projects for Pixar, Lucasfilm, Sony, and Sega.
As an independent filmmaker, Sergio has shown his work at the Los Angeles International Film Festival, at the North Hampton Film Festival, and at the Microcinefest in Baltimore.
Sergio’s work was featured in “The Art of Clone Wars” published by Chronicle Books, “The Art of Darkwatch” published by Design Studio Press, and the Totoro Forest Project Art Exhibition. Sergio worked for Lucas Animation on the Clone Wars Animated Series. You can see more of Sergio’s work at www.SergioPaez.com
Labels: Tips from the Pros
Frank Forte is an accomplished designer, storyboard artist and comic book artist. He has worked in animation for feature films, TV and gaming. Some of the shows Frank has worked on include: Bob's Burgers, Despicable Me 2, LEGO: Star Wars, The Super Hero Squad Show, Marvel Heroes 4D, Lego Hero Factory, Lego Bionicle:The Legend Reborn, HI HI PUFFY AMI YUMI, Re-Animated Pilot (Out of Jimmy’s Head), The Mr. Men Show, Bionicle: The Legend Reborn (DVD-2009), Lego Clutch Powers 4D ride at Legoland and Lego Atlantis. He co-created The Cletus and Floyd Show with Gene McGuckin, a tribute to animation directors Tex Avery, Bob Clampett and Chuck Jones. Robert S. Rhine and Frank Forte created the pilot episode of Sickcom the Animated Series which was sold to Spike and Mike’s Sick and Twisted Festival Of Animation in 2003. Frank is also the publisher at Asylum Press (www.asylumpress.com), an indy graphic novel and comic book publisher. Since its inception in 1999, Frank has written, illustrated and published such comics as, The Vampire Verses, Warlash, Fearless Dawn, Billy Boy, The Cletus and Floyd Show.