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How to tell a great story, visualized

Andrew Stanton, the Pixar writer and director behind both Toy Story and WALL-E, has many ideas, and he shared his expertise in his TED Talk, The clues to a great story (link in article). Below, see his golden rules of storytelling visualized by Karin Hueck and Rafael Quick of the Brazilian culture and science magazine Superinteressante. -- How to tell a great story, visualized | TED Blog

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This video features a TED talk by screenwriter Andrew Stanton on why and how to tell stories. - - Here are a few of the points he made during this talk. They are worth paying attention to if you want to write better books, create more interesting blog posts, speak with more impact, and produce better news releases.

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***** This is excellent! - 7 Clues to a Great Story - * Story telling is joke telling. * Make me care. *. Don't give the audience the answer. Make them work for it. *. What is the itch the character can't scratch? * "Drama is anticipation mingled with uncertainty." ~William Archer * Pixar's secret rules. - no songs - no "I want" moment - no happy village - no love story - no villain * A strong theme is always running through a well told story * Can you invoke wonder? * Express your core…

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Filmmaker Andrew Stanton ("Toy Story," "WALL-E") shares what he knows about storytelling -- starting at the end and working back to the beginning. Contains graphic language ... (Note: this talk is not available for download.)

WALL·E (2008)

In the distant future, a small waste collecting robot inadvertently embarks on a space journey that will ultimately decide the fate of mankind.

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Filmmaker Andrew Stanton ("Toy Story," "WALL-E") shares what he knows about storytelling -- starting at the end and working back to the beginning. Contains graphic language ... (Note: this talk is not available for download.)

WALL·E (2008)

You could probably count on two hands how many words were uttered during this movie, but it was what wasn't said that spoke volumes.

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Finding Nemo

Directed by Andrew Stanton, Lee Unkrich. I've had many "Doris" moments... In my top 5 animation films.

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