THE MECHANICS OF VISUAL STORYTELLING™: Presenter: Jason Franks

There is a steep learning curve for the beginning writer of comics and graphic novels. Publishers and artists will rarely read a script if it is laid out poorly and does not provide clear storytelling across the pages and panels appropriate to the format of the book. This masterclass provides beginner practitioners with the skills to write full scripts correctly and to employ the tools of visual storytelling to serve the narrative, character and story structure…


  • THE MECHANICS OF VISUAL STORYTELLING™: Mastering the Comic Book and Graphic Novel Script
  • Wednesday 1 February 2017 from 6:30pm to 9:00pm (Online)
  • Presented by Jason Franks

Jason Franks is a graphic novelist and fiction author based in Melbourne, Australia. He is the writer of The Sixsmiths graphic novels and the Left Hand Path series, which were nominated for Ledger and Aurealis awards. Franks’ first novel, Bloody Waters, was also nominated for an Aurealis award. Jason has written comics for dozens of artists over the course of his career. His work has been published in the USA, Australia, the UK and Canada. He has previously presented workshops on comics writing at the Australian Comic Arts Festival and at Continuum Convention. Franks’ second novel, Faerie Apocalypse, will be published in 2017.


For more information: http://www.comicsmastermind.com/training/masterclasses/the-mechanics-of-visual-storytelling/


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