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Professional Storyboarding by Anson Jew

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FIGURE 6.1

By now you've heard us talk about emotion and refer to the emotional beat as some elusive element to achieve in your stories. Emotional importance is the foundation for all action in the story. Figure out “why” things happen and “how” they happen will be easy. The end goal of all action should be motivated by a strong driving force in the characters or environment, grounded in emotional feeling. The importance of emotion cannot be overstated. Audiences are paying to experience emotions. They pay to suffer emotions that they would normally ...

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