VISUAL NARRATIVE &THE FUTURE OF ENTERTAINMENTMCDM COM 597Instructor: Rob SalkowitzSession 1April 6, 2013
This classwe’vesigned upfor…It’s (Choke)comics!This class is about:• History and anatomy ofsequential art as a medium• Rol...
Rob Salkowitzrob@robsalkowitz.com@robsalk206-860-9847 (h/o)206-669-2471 (m/txt)Let’s get acquainted
Who are you?What’s your story
• Class meets 5 times:4/6, 4/20, 5/4, 5/18, 6/1• Class starts at 9am• Class ends at 5pm• 3 breaks: mid-morning, lunch, aft...
• Be here, be on time, stickaround, be prepared:participation = 25%• Class presentations = 15%• 1 written paper = 20%• Tea...
Primary textsMcCloud, Scott. UnderstandingComics: The Invisible Art. (1994)Cheng, Kevin. See What I Mean:How to Use Comics...
Additional materials
Guest SpeakersEllen ForneyMarblesCalvin ReidPublishers WeeklyErin PolgreenSymboiliaLiam SharpMadefireAndrea PhilipsTransme...
Team ProjectCreate anoriginal transmedia workthat includes graphic narrative as one ofthe primary storytelling platforms.
http://www.stanford.edu/group/cwstudents/shakegirl/for exampLe…
• Class 1: Comics as a Medium• Class 2: Visual Storytelling – Expanding Contexts• Class 3: Comics, Entertainment and Pop C...
Why comics?
Peak geek!
Comics as Transmedia
New Platforms
New Storytelling Modes“Bottom of the Ninth”Ryan Woodward
New Storytelling Modes
New Storytelling Modes“XKCD” byRandall Munroe
New contextsVisual journalismLiterature & memoirEducation & TrainingStoryboard/movie pitchSocial engagement
Expanding Multiverse!Creativity withoutborders
Why are you here?What’s your story
Break time
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Visual narrative class 1 part 1

  1. 1. VISUAL NARRATIVE &THE FUTURE OF ENTERTAINMENTMCDM COM 597Instructor: Rob SalkowitzSession 1April 6, 2013
  2. 2. This classwe’vesigned upfor…It’s (Choke)comics!This class is about:• History and anatomy ofsequential art as a medium• Role of comics in 21st centurypop culture, entertainmentand media• How to use visual narrative asa communications tools• How to incorporate sequentialart into transmedia storytellingWelcome!
  3. 3. Rob Salkowitzrob@robsalkowitz.com@robsalk206-860-9847 (h/o)206-669-2471 (m/txt)Let’s get acquainted
  4. 4. Who are you?What’s your story
  5. 5. • Class meets 5 times:4/6, 4/20, 5/4, 5/18, 6/1• Class starts at 9am• Class ends at 5pm• 3 breaks: mid-morning, lunch, afternoon• Guest speakers• Workshops• Screenings• Team projectHousekeeping
  6. 6. • Be here, be on time, stickaround, be prepared:participation = 25%• Class presentations = 15%• 1 written paper = 20%• Team project = 40%ExpectationsWe shall speak of thisno further. Do notdisappoint me.
  7. 7. Primary textsMcCloud, Scott. UnderstandingComics: The Invisible Art. (1994)Cheng, Kevin. See What I Mean:How to Use Comics toCommunicate Ideas. (2012)Salkowitz, Rob. Comic-Con andthe Business of Pop Culture.(2012)Philips, Andrea. A Creator’sGuide to TransmediaStorytelling (2012)
  8. 8. Additional materials
  9. 9. Guest SpeakersEllen ForneyMarblesCalvin ReidPublishers WeeklyErin PolgreenSymboiliaLiam SharpMadefireAndrea PhilipsTransmedia authorJohn RobertscomiXologyJim DemonakosEmerald City Comic-Con
  10. 10. Team ProjectCreate anoriginal transmedia workthat includes graphic narrative as one ofthe primary storytelling platforms.
  11. 11. http://www.stanford.edu/group/cwstudents/shakegirl/for exampLe…
  12. 12. • Class 1: Comics as a Medium• Class 2: Visual Storytelling – Expanding Contexts• Class 3: Comics, Entertainment and Pop Culture• Class 4: Comics as a Transmedia Platform• Class 5:Toward the Future of EntertainmentCourse overview
  13. 13. Why comics?
  14. 14. Peak geek!
  15. 15. Comics as Transmedia
  16. 16. New Platforms
  17. 17. New Storytelling Modes“Bottom of the Ninth”Ryan Woodward
  18. 18. New Storytelling Modes
  19. 19. New Storytelling Modes“XKCD” byRandall Munroe
  20. 20. New contextsVisual journalismLiterature & memoirEducation & TrainingStoryboard/movie pitchSocial engagement
  21. 21. Expanding Multiverse!Creativity withoutborders
  22. 22. Why are you here?What’s your story
  23. 23. Break time

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