Pixar Offers Free Online Lessons in Storytelling


Along with being an expression of beliefs and emotions, art in all forms is a type of stroytelling. That’s why writers, visual artists, and filmmakers alike will want to check out Pixar’s FREE online storytelling course.

The Art of Storytelling offers lessons from Pixar directors and story artists including Inside Out and Up director Pete Docter, Brave director Mark Andrews, Inside Out story artist Domee Shi, and Ratatouille animator Sanjay Patel.

Beginning with a lesson entitled “We Are All Storytellers,” we’re told…

What makes someone a good storyteller? Storytelling is something we all do naturally, starting at a young age, but there’s a difference between good storytelling and great storytelling. In this lesson you’ll hear from Pixar directors and story artists about how they got their start, what stories inspire them, and you’ll begin to think about what kinds of stories you might want to tell.



(h/t Tech Crunch; photo via Pixar)