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Storyboard Artist

Apply Now Apply Later Current 21CF Employees and Freelance / Contractors Apply Here Job ID R10009839 Location Greenwich, Connecticut, United States Business Blue Sky Studios Date posted Nov. 21, 2019

JOB DESCRIPTION

Responsible for translating the screen story into the visual language of cinema. The Storyboard artist's role is to translate scripts from print to visual medium that simply and briefly illustrates the film's key scenes and events, establishes the mood, characters plot, the setting and anything else will help the audience understand the story. Invents and stages action.

Essential Functions/Responsibilities:

  • Analyze the story/ script

  • Interpreting script pages and sequences into visual presentations.

  • Developing characters and dramatic action scene by scene.

  • Suggesting shooting angles and transitions.

  • Incorporating Director's notes.

  • Working quickly to translate story ideas into visual sequences.

  • Create Storyboards for the scenes assigned.

Qualifications:

 Education and/or Experience Required:

  • Minimum 3 years feature film or television experiences and demonstrated success in like position.

Skills, Abilities, Special Licenses or Certificate:  

  • Strong drawing skills that suggest character and action

  • Understanding of cinematic scene and dramatic structure

  • Understanding of character development

  • Ability to work collaboratively.

  • Ability to analyze scenes in written form and translate into visual product.

  • Ability to express story and character through drawings-to draw characters that are model and express emotion.

  • Ability to invent action and express it through drawing.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by people assigned to this work.  This is not an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities associated with it. Blue Sky Studio management reserves the right to amend and change responsibilities to meet business and organizational needs.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable law.

About Blue Sky Studios:

One of the world's largest producers and distributors of motion pictures, 20th Century Fox Film produces, acquires and distributes motion pictures throughout the world. These motion pictures are produced or acquired by the following units of 20th Century Fox Film: Twentieth Century Fox, Fox 2000 Pictures, Fox Searchlight Pictures, Fox International Productions, and Twentieth Century Fox Animation. Blue Sky Studios is the animation studio behind the wildly successful ICE AGE and RIO franchises, along with this year's FERDINAND animated feature film!

About The Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.

This position is with Blue Sky Studios, Inc., which is part of a business segment we call Blue Sky Studios.

Blue Sky Studios, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.

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