Re: Maybe the mucky mucks know something in this case ...


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Posted by The Brave One on December 16, 1999 at 16:59:05:

In Reply to: Maybe the mucky mucks know something in this case ... posted by Not Brave Enough on December 16, 1999 at 15:02:06:

"However, there is no doubt that a competent executive would never have let the project progress this far without a tight script and then a good board (which DEPENDS on a tight script). As ever, artists will suffer for executive incompetence."

Not true, necessarily. It DOES NOT necessarily depend on a "tight script." Did "Lion King" have a tight script? Did "Toy Story?" or "Prince of Egypt?" NO. They had strong ideas, and a strong director--with a vision. The script was written mostly in the boards. Oh, there were writers, and I don't mean to downplay their contributions, but a "strong" script has never saved storyboards. Being a visual medium, it's the norm that the film is realized THRU the visuals.




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