Gary Vaynerchuk: How to Tell Stories in an A.D.D. World

In world with Vine, Snapchat, and Twitter, how can creatives capture attention to make their voices heard? In this 99U talk, best-selling author and founder of VaynerMedia Gary Vaynerchuk breaks down how our work can cut through our current “A.D.D. Culture” — One where we binge-watch entire television seasons in one sitting and prefer texting Read MoreRead More

Storytelling Made Easy – Marcus Donner on How to Tell a Story Through Images

Great photos and video don’t happen by accident. It’s a balancing act of good planning and quick thinking. Whether you are an amateur or a pro, everyone wants their photos and videos to tell a compelling story. In this presentation, Marcus Donner, who has been telling people’s stories in pictures for more than 20 years, Read MoreRead More

The Point of a Story

James Hudnall reflects on where stories came from and how they impact our culture. …At the dawn of mankind our ancient ancestors huddled around campfires and told stories to entertain each other. But the smarter ones realized there was a way to make the stories more effective for the audience. And that was the origin Read MoreRead More

Aristotle’s Seven Golden Rules of Storytelling

Jan Janroy covers Aristotle’s Seven Golden Rules of Storytelling while coaching graduates for their final thesis films at Graduate Department of Film & Television: Tisch School of the Arts at NYU. …Aristotle 384-322 BCE, in his seminal treatise ‘Poetics or Poetica’ concluded there are seven golden rules of successful story telling. These rules or principles Read MoreRead More