TED Talks Presentation Matthew Gallagher September 07, 2012
My Speaker: Andrew Stanton• Andrew Stanton is a screenwriter/director whose films include Finding Nemo, Wall- E, and John Carter.• His speech is called The Clues to a Great Story.
Some Points From His Speech• Keep the audience guessing. As he said, “Don’t give (the audience) 4, give them 2 +2.”• Make the audience care.• Give the main character an underlying goal.• Draw from personal experiences because it helps the story seem more real and connects more with the audience.
Stanton engaged his audience at thebeginning by getting straight to the point.
• Stanton kept his audience engaged throughout by showing clips from his movies as examples.• He also used a lot of personal examples which really caught the audience’s attention and something I really liked.
• Stanton was really into what he was talking and made the audience feel engaged throughout.• On a scale of 1 to 5 I would give him a 4.• He could improve by not glancing at his script every few seconds.
What I Have Learned• Be enthused about what you are talking about.• Know what you want to say before you say it.• Keep the audience engaged by using personal examples (but not too many).
Sir Ken Robinson• Ken Robinson is a professional speaker and educationalist.• He is originally from Liverpool, England and now lives in Los Angeles, California.• In his speeches he was talking about how school and our education system squanders creativity.
Stanton vs. Robinson Stanton Robinson• Was a good speaker but • Knew what he was saying kept glancing over at his with not too many glances script. at his script.• Used video and personal • Used humor and personal examples to keep his examples to keep his audience engaged. audience’s attention.• Really got to the point. • Got to the point.Overall: 4/5 Overall: 5/5
What can you learn?• Be engaged in what you are saying.• Know what you want to say before you say it.• Get to the point.• Use humor and personal examples t keep the audience engaged.
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