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Friday, March 9, 2012

Love Love Love: Tiny Story: A Short Film About The Fundamentals of Narrative Design | Co.Design: business + innovation + design

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"Good storytelling looks ridiculously easy when it’s done well, but is in fact devilishly hard to pull off. (Just ask Ira Glass.) The only way to get better is to practice--and what better way to practice than by forcing yourself to tell a story with only the simplest possible elements? That’s what animators Sebas and Clim have done with Tiny Story, an animated film that plays like an Elements of Style for narrative design. Their tools: a dot, a line, and a colored background. Their results … well, just see for yourself:

Like Nathaniel Whitcomb and Moonbot Studios, Sebas and Clim earn points right away for thinking outside the standard widescreen box. But the simple elegance of what they do inside that box is what makes Tiny Story so delightful and inspiring...."

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