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Storyboards: Motion In Art, 3rd Edition by Mark A. Simon

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CHAPTER 42

What Producers Look For

There are a number of things a good producer will look at when hiring a storyboard artist. The way you present yourself and your work, your ability to visually tell an exciting story, your experience, and your knowledge of the industry all play a part.

Producers usually hire storyboard artists with whom they have had good experiences. If they need to look for someone new they will ask their friends in the industry for referrals. A good reputation is the best advertising you can have.

When interviewing, the first thing that will catch a producer’s eye while looking at your work is not necessarily the most important—the quality of your art. Before others can tell whether you understand storytelling, direction, ...

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