Back in 2012, now-former Pixar storyboard artist Emma Coats tweeted a series of pearls of narrative wisdom she had picked up from working at the studio over the years. Pixar is responsible for some of the most compelling and engaging stories to hit theaters in the past several years, from Toy Story to Finding Nemo to Wall-E.
This week, Imgur user DrClaww reimagined Coats’ 22 rules for perfect storytelling accompanied with signature characters from Pixar’s portfolio of powerful animated features. If you’re a writer or filmmaker, print these out and stick them on your desk.
Hit the link and check them out… lots of good stuff.