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5 Groundbreaking Ways to Tell Stories in the Future of Filmmaking

5 Groundbreaking Ways to Tell Stories in the Future of Filmmaking | Machinimania | Scoop.it

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The Digital Rocking Chair's curator insight, April 28, 6:38 AM

 

Liz Nord:  "No matter how you feel about it, virtual reality filmmaking and experiential storytelling is happening. And it's getting better and better. No longer just a gimmick, filmmakers are using the technology to serve the story instead of the other way around."

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Territory Studio Takes UI to Mars in The Martian Movie

Territory Studio Takes UI to Mars in The Martian Movie | Machinimania | Scoop.it

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Behind the scenes of The Martian

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The Digital Rocking Chair's curator insight, October 17, 2015 4:36 PM


Amanda Aszman:  "Ridley Scott. Matt Damon. NASA. Add Territory Studio & you have a recipe for UI design—& box office—success. Let's go behind-the-scenes of The Martian movie" ...

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6 Rules for Making Movies in the VR Age

6 Rules for Making Movies in the VR Age | Machinimania | Scoop.it

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The Digital Rocking Chair's curator insight, August 28, 2015 5:14 AM


Angela Watercutter:  "Making movies for virtual reality is unlike any previous kind of filmmaking. You can’t “frame” a 360-degree shot. There are no cuts. And, weirdly enough, the characters can know you’re there."

Fausto Cantu's curator insight, August 29, 2015 11:03 AM

6 reglas para hacer películas en tiempos de la realidad virtual

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How VR Filmmakers Can Make Classics in Their All-New Medium

How VR Filmmakers Can Make Classics in Their All-New Medium | Machinimania | Scoop.it

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Michael Epstein and Angela Watercutter:  "VR is still in its early stages, but a look back in history, from Vaudeville to journalism, may help us predict how the technology will find its footing."

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The Digital Rocking Chair's curator insight, August 9, 2015 2:06 AM


Michael Epstein and Angela Watercutter:  "VR is still in its early stages, but a look back in history, from Vaudeville to journalism, may help us predict how the technology will find its footing."

Aki Puustinen's curator insight, August 9, 2015 3:15 PM

 

Michael Epstein and Angela Watercutter:  "VR is still in its early stages, but a look back in history, from Vaudeville to journalism, may help us predict how the technology will find its footing."

Charlie Dare's curator insight, August 11, 2015 1:59 AM

 

Michael Epstein and Angela Watercutter:  "VR is still in its early stages, but a look back in history, from Vaudeville to journalism, may help us predict how the technology will find its footing."

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The Most Important Movie of 2015 Is a VR Cartoon About a Hedgehog

The Most Important Movie of 2015 Is a VR Cartoon About a Hedgehog | Machinimania | Scoop.it

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Angela Watercutter:  "Oculus Story Studio's new project is more than a cute animated short--it's a test case for narrative techniques that could change the way we watch movies."

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The Digital Rocking Chair's curator insight, July 29, 2015 1:57 AM


Angela Watercutter:  "Oculus Story Studio's new project is more than a cute animated short--it's a test case for narrative techniques that could change the way we watch movies."

Dr. Pamela Rutledge's curator insight, July 30, 2015 10:43 AM

"Oculus Story Studio's new (& cute) animated short "Henry" brings the psychology of empathy (and much more) into the forefront of development and design.  Yes, it will change the way the audience watches and thinks about movies, but it will only succeed as an artform if filmmakers, storytellers and producers understanding the fundamentals that create empathy, how empathy differs from sympathy and other forms of emotional response, how the sense of presence changes with perception and how people attribute meaning like intentionality in a 'shared space.'  The most telling quote in the article is a parenthetical aside when Saschka Unseld is quoted as saying that the change in connection makes comedy twice as hard because Buster Keaton-esque physical comedy just feels “mean.”  VR will force the examination of all the conventional filmmaking rules of thumb for transmitting engagement and emotion--without which the story isn't successful. #mediapsych  More than ever, it's the psychology that matters.

Melanie Hundley's curator insight, August 4, 2015 10:20 AM


Angela Watercutter:  "Oculus Story Studio's new project is more than a cute animated short--it's a test case for narrative techniques that could change the way we watch movies."

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The iPhone 6's New Camera Could Forever Change Filmmaking

The iPhone 6's New Camera Could Forever Change Filmmaking | Machinimania | Scoop.it

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Henrik Safegaard - Cloneartist's insight:

Not that they didn’t have that before. iPhones have been used to make shorts and other types of films before—there are even multiple iPhone film festivals—but what the iPhone 6 offers is what Apple’s Phil Schiller called “technology used by high-end DSLRs” 


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The Digital Rocking Chair's curator insight, September 17, 2014 2:48 PM


Angela Watercutter:  "Amidst all the hoopla over the new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus and their motion processors, faster CPUs, and larger screens, people are missing that Apple's latest smartphones are also a high-quality camera that filmmakers—or aspiring ones—can keep in their pockets."

James Bishop's curator insight, September 19, 2014 9:31 AM

Affordable filming.

Spencer McCrossen's curator insight, September 19, 2014 2:58 PM

And if you're saving up or have no budget you can always make films with your smartphone 

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What It Takes For A Great Film Director to Make a Great Video Game

What It Takes For A Great Film Director to Make a Great Video Game | Machinimania | Scoop.it





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Believe it or not, the biggest gaming event in the world happened this week. But San Francisco didn't see any more traffic than usual and New York barely saw an extra gamer enter the city -- no, the biggest event in the world was in GamesCom in Germany.


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The Digital Rocking Chair's curator insight, August 24, 2014 12:42 AM


Rob Manuel:  "Guillermo del Toro surprised gamers this week [August 16] by revealing that his newest project will be a "Silent Hill" sequel. But there's no guarantee that that the same skills needed to direct a film apply to video game design."

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A Guide to the World of Film Podcasts

A Guide to the World of Film Podcasts | Machinimania | Scoop.it




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Here is some really good one's - click to read more.

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The Digital Rocking Chair's curator insight, August 19, 2014 5:42 AM


Adam Schartoff:  "A few years ago I was doing a 30-minute internet radio show and decided one day to re-purpose it as a podcast. I thought, why not?"

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The Future of Filmmaking with Oculus Rift

The Future of Filmmaking with Oculus Rift | Machinimania | Scoop.it

As the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset grows in popularity ahead of its late 2014/early 2015 consumer release, it’s already doing some pretty amazing things in beta. Though it’s been designed primarily for 3D gaming VR, it can also do things like controlling aerial camera drones. Clearly in the near future there are going to be some passive film viewing applications for the Oculus 


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“What’s exciting about it, I feel like we’re in 1927 when sound was first being introduced,” The Mission’s director Matthew Gratzner told Gizmodo, “but what you have to realize is that you don’t really have the ability to do coverage. In other words, you’re looking 360 degrees so every time you’re shooting something you have to be aware of someone or something you could see in the background [that shouldn't be there]. There is no ‘behind the camera’.”


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On Finding New Screenplay Structures for Independent Films

On Finding New Screenplay Structures for Independent Films | Machinimania | Scoop.it

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Henrik Safegaard - Cloneartist's insight:

Very informative. Storytelling in the "Big Picture" so to say. 

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The Digital Rocking Chair's curator insight, July 26, 2014 3:07 AM


Jennine Lanouette:  "It often seems to me that the independent film community is not entirely comfortable talking about screenwriting" ...

Teresa Levy's curator insight, October 20, 2014 4:55 AM

it may seem new but it reminds me of Fargo which I think fine, because Fargo is great

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What It's Like To Shoot A Feature Film For Oculus Rift

What It's Like To Shoot A Feature Film For Oculus Rift | Machinimania | Scoop.it

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Gregory Plotkin, the director of the upcoming Paranormal Activity 5, is working on a newfangled project at a massive special effects studio in the San Fernando Valley.

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The Digital Rocking Chair's curator insight, June 15, 2014 2:07 AM


Neal Ungerleider:  "Like the bastard progeny of experimental theater and video game production, this horror film required a new, complex form of cinematography."

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Attention Filmmakers, Here's Why You Need a Storyworld for Your Film

Attention Filmmakers, Here's Why You Need a Storyworld for Your Film | Machinimania | Scoop.it

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Here is some pure "Gold" tips for anyone. Storytellers, Filmmakers, Teachers, Writers, Businessmen and entrepreneurs.


This article is written for Filmmakers but it do have some essential truth  that works anywhere with a little translation.


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The Digital Rocking Chair's curator insight, May 16, 2014 1:23 AM


Karim Ahmad:  "Consider: your film exists in a storyworld. The time, the place, the characters; you’ve created all of it already. A community of stories, ready to be told. "

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Tribeca Film Festival: Filmmaker and Futurist Jason Silva On How Humans Are Hardwired for Story and Cinema

Tribeca Film Festival: Filmmaker and Futurist Jason Silva On How Humans Are Hardwired for Story and Cinema | Machinimania | Scoop.it

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Henrik Safegaard - Cloneartist's insight:
As part of Tribeca Film Festival's "Future of Film" series, tomorrow, April 22, filmmaker and futurist Jason Silva (dubbed the "Timothy Leary of the Viral Video Age" by The Atlantic) will muse about how humans are hardwired for story and cinema. 
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The Digital Rocking Chair's curator insight, April 22, 2014 1:02 AM


Paula Bernstein:  "As part of Tribeca Film Festival's "Future of Film" series, on April 22nd filmmaker and futurist Jason Silva will be muse about how humans are hardwired for story and cinema" ...

Roger Ellman's curator insight, April 22, 2014 3:40 PM

Jason Silva's bubbling, boiling contagious and enthusiastic deliberations are themselves, charged with energy and inspiring stories.

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How to Crowdsource a Film: Chris Jones on the Omnibus Movie, 50 Kisses

How to Crowdsource a Film: Chris Jones on the Omnibus Movie, 50 Kisses | Machinimania | Scoop.it

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Henrik Safegaard - Cloneartist's insight:

The Internet and digital filmmaking tools have opened up new possibilities of crowdsourcing material–Life in a Day, Declaration of Interdependence, One Day on Earth, even the interactive Star Wars Uncut–and given new life to the omnibus/anthology film format. The latest project to adopt the form is 50 Kisses, a film created by the London-based Chris Jones and hundreds of collaborators from around the world.

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The Digital Rocking Chair's curator insight, March 12, 2014 12:37 AM


Randy Astle:  "The Internet and digital filmmaking tools have opened up new possibilities of crowdsourcing material–Life in a Day, Declaration of Interdependence, One Day on Earth, even the interactive Star Wars Uncut–and given new life to the omnibus/anthology film format. The latest project to adopt the form is 50 Kisses, a film created by the London-based Chris Jones and hundreds of collaborators from around the world."

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How to Make An Action Series On An Indie Film Budget

How to Make An Action Series On An Indie Film Budget | Machinimania | Scoop.it

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Ryan Lewis is one of the co-creators and producers of "Chosen," an original series starring Milo Ventimiglia that airs exclusively in the U.S. on the streaming site Crackle. The show, which is written and directed by Ben Ketai, is a rarity in the digital space outside of Netflix, where comedy and short form still rule the day. "Chosen" is an action series made up of six half-hour episodes that take place at a breakneck pace, with Ventimiglia's character plunged into a mysterious kill-or-be-killed game.

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The Digital Rocking Chair's curator insight, December 16, 2013 1:52 PM


"Ryan Lewis, the producer and co-creator of the Crackle original thriller series "Chosen" starring Milo Ventimiglia, explains how they made a lean action drama for a digital world more used to comedy and short form."

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The Challenges of 3D Filmmaking and The Future of 3D: An Academy Masterclass

The Challenges of 3D Filmmaking and The Future of 3D: An Academy Masterclass | Machinimania | Scoop.it
No cinematic topic in the last few years has instigated as much -- or as intense -- debate as 3D. The jury is still out on how it bridges the art and science of motion pictures, or whether it does so at all.

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Filmmakers like James Cameron have stated that 3D will change the way a film is made, period. Neuman added weight to this belief by saying that in 3D, the screen is thought of less as a flat surface and more as a stage, complete with a proscenium arch. This arch is the primary outlet for letting audiences "into" the frame. It is vital to the composition of the shot, and works as the "window."

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Must Have Cinematography Gear for Under $100

Must Have Cinematography Gear for Under $100 | Machinimania | Scoop.it
Cinematography gear is notoriously expensive, but a few "must have" pieces of equipment are surprisingly affordable. In this post, we've rounded up useful cinematography gear that won't break the bank!

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I'm in for most of them :-)

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Nicko Gibson's curator insight, July 3, 2013 12:30 AM

Dolly, reflector, audio recorder, and more. Click link ^

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How to Launch a Successful Kickstarter Project

After raising $5,000 in only 8 hours, Griffin explains the process for setting up a Kickstarter campaign. Also, Indiegogo vs. Kickstarter, Russell meets Will...

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Henrik Safegaard - Cloneartist's insight:

It can be done - i have severely friends who have manage to get their projects brought to live with Kickstarter -

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Jerome Indie Film and Music Festival

Jerome Indie Film and Music Festival | Machinimania | Scoop.it

Arizona’s “wickedest town in the west” makes a comeback this summer as the historic town of Jerome makes a whole new mark in history by hosting the inaugural “Jerome Indie Film and Music Festival” June 13-16.

 

There are dozens of short films, music videos, documentaries, panels, workshops and live musical performances byThreefold Fate, Kevin Daly, The Sugar Thieves, Fallen Riviera, 2 in the Chest and more to wet your whistle and satisfy any entertainment craving you may have.


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If you are a "Film" lover or just like a Real Festival you should see this.

 

They got anything from Ghost Houses to an Masquerade ball. It sounds to be more like a "Woodstoc" than a "Cannes" thing but to me it sounds fantastic. Click the headline for full  story.

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How to find an audience for your indie film

How to find an audience for your indie film | Machinimania | Scoop.it

Frank Rose:  "It's never been easy to market an indie film—but in a blockbuster universe, getting people to care about a low-budget production devoid of stars and lacking the enormous, built-in fan base of The Dark Knight or The Hunger Games can seem all but impossible."


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Frank says: "Your community are those people who want your film to succeed as much as you do, and are willing to do anything and everything they can do to help it get there. They are the people who are willing to spend their Saturday afternoon putting up posters for you in their local towns. They are the ones who can’t wait to meet others who share a similar passion for your project. The real value of community is that these are the people who will tell ten others to go see your movie. And there’s nothing more powerful (and inexpensive) than lever­aging the passion of your community."


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Binary Racoon's curator insight, May 24, 2013 8:20 PM

Thank you Mr Rose

Bart van Maanen's curator insight, May 25, 2013 4:28 AM

Het promoten van 'kleine', onafhankelijk geproduceerde films is vaak moeilijk. Hier een schets van een andere weg naar een groter publiek. Productie en promotie van films kunnen door internet en IP tv sowieso niet meer op de oude manier.

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Vine: 12 Ways to Make Your Videos Stand Out

Vine: 12 Ways to Make Your Videos Stand Out | Machinimania | Scoop.it

Jeremy Cabalona:  "You've had some fun with Vine, but now you want to get serious. Here are some tips to turn you into a Vine pro."


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With Vine, you have six seconds to really impress a viewer. Thankfully, six seconds is more than enough time to dazzle someone, tell a story or share a laugh. These tips range from technical best practices to creative guidelines.


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The Digital Rocking Chair's curator insight, May 22, 2013 1:48 AM

Great tips with great example Vines!

Debbie Elicksen 's curator insight, May 23, 2013 7:09 PM

Love these tips. Good for ALL videos, not just Vine.

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6 Winning Vines From Tribeca Film Festival

6 Winning Vines From Tribeca Film Festival | Machinimania | Scoop.it

Brian Anthony Hernandez:  "Tribeca Film Festival challenged people to use Twitter's Vine app to create six-second films — with a "beginning, middle and end." Here are the winners."


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Henrik Safegaard - Cloneartist's insight:

Films, like many things in life, come in all shapes and sizes. Tribeca Film Festival gave new meaning to short films this year, however, when it challenged people to create six-second films using Twitter's Vine app.

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Cultureel Persbureau's comment, April 30, 2013 5:34 AM
Twitter is van het korte bericght. Vine is van twitter en gaat over korte filmpjes. Gaat groot worden.
Ky Stevens's curator insight, May 5, 2013 1:37 PM

More about Vine! I'm too afraid of being on camera to want to get one, but here's some really good ones.

Ky Stevens's curator insight, May 5, 2013 1:53 PM

interesting.

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The Film Made by More Than 5000 People: Nicolás Alcalá Talks About His Transmedia Project ‘The Cosmonaut’

The Film Made by More Than 5000 People: Nicolás Alcalá Talks About His Transmedia Project ‘The Cosmonaut’ | Machinimania | Scoop.it

V Renée:  "Have Nicolás Alcalá and his team at Riot Cinema Collective discovered the future of filmmaking?" ...


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The Cosmonaut is an epic story.

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The Digital Rocking Chair's curator insight, April 13, 2013 12:54 AM

A great read, especially towards the end of the interview when the film's distribution strategy is discussed.

Carmenne K. Thapliyal's curator insight, April 13, 2013 4:52 AM

About creative freedom and distribution strategy. Would love to go for this one

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10 Lessons on Filmmaking from Director Ken Loach

10 Lessons on Filmmaking from Director Ken Loach | Machinimania | Scoop.it

Ariston Anderson:  "As a filmmaker, Loach has adopted a working style not unlike that of the characters seen in his films. Unlike the traditional Hollywood model, he’s not driven by his own race to the top, but rather by a collective spirit, a desire to create harmony on the set and to appreciate his crew for a job well done."


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Angela Antle's curator insight, April 15, 2013 7:02 AM

Ken Loach on building up your community of creators!

Spencer McCrossen's curator insight, September 19, 2014 2:30 PM

Insight from a renowned director, producer, and writer Ken Loach.

Tony Estrada's curator insight, October 20, 2014 10:38 AM

Masterful insights from Filmmaker Ken Loach.

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The Problem with Processed Storytelling

The Problem with Processed Storytelling | Machinimania | Scoop.it

Richard Brody:  "The fulsome orthodoxy of Pixar’s twenty-two storytelling rules goes far beyond a single company’s flavor spectrum to a crisis that is endemic to the modern cinema" ...


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I thought it was a bit like, "Whatever Works" and then it seems to be almost science. Some of the rules are psychological exercises that don’t relate to composition but to a writer’s self-knowledge.

Read more: http://www.newyorker.com/online/blogs/movies/2013/03/pixar-disney-cgi-processed-storytelling.html#ixzz2NaiOS3pr

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The Digital Rocking Chair's curator insight, March 14, 2013 3:51 AM

An interesting and rather unexpected take on Pixar's 22 Rules of Storytelling.

Yael BOUBLIL's comment, April 7, 2013 5:04 PM
Quand Pixar nous apprend à écrire
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