Chris Pallant, Canterbury Christ Church University, UK

The Storyboard is a space to animate ideas.  books, G. Cristiano, (2012), S. Paez & A. Jew (2012), J. Hart (2013), D. Bluth (2004), M. Simon

Art of books:

Star Wars Storyboards J.W. Rinzler, F. Halligan

The storyboard is an animating space.

What happens between each frame is more important than what happen on each frame. N. McLaren

Examples of memes are tunes, ideas, catch-phrases, clothes fashions, ways of making pots or of building arches. Just as genes propagate themselves in the gene pool by leaping frm body to body via sperms or eggs, so memes propagate…Richard Dawkins

The storyboard is the premier pre production, pre-visualization tool designed to give a frame-by-frame, shot-by-shot series of sequential drawings adapted from the shooting script. They are concept drawings that illuminate and augment the script…- John Hart

Federico D-Alessandro

I think what I enjoy most is having control over…

Web Smith formalized the storyboard process at Disney. He also shows: A bugs life (1998) bob peterson, andrew stanton, joe ranft. (look for clips)

nearly 100,000 storyboards delivered for Wallee.

A+C studio in U.K.

The Valley of Gwangi, (1969) over 6 years in production. Willis Obrien started on it in 1941, finished in 69. across different brains, over a time and the storyboard contains this over all time.

  • no singular storyboard form
  • what does the future hold for archiving? in the digital era.
  • Important to record and critically interrogate these histories and practices before lost.