Monday, October 17, 2011

Director Terry Gilliam Gives His Thoughts on Storyboarding

Monday, October 17, 2011 - by Maurice Mitchell 1

Terry Gilliam is one of the most visionary directors of our time having worked on immediate classics like Brazil, and Twelve Monkeys in the video below he talks about how his storyboards shape he film.

At one point, he was going to work on Watchmen before Zack Snyder took over. Terry Gilliam, eventually calling the complex novel "unfilmable".

While filming The Adventures of Baron Munchausen in 1989 he talked about working on the storyboards for the film. His thoughts on how storyboards help his filming is fascinating. At one point he says the storyboards give him ideas for shooting. The videoclip below is from the 1991 documentary "From Paper to Film."

Around the eight minute mark he talks about his work on Watchmen and how the comic is a type of storyboard for him.



Via BleedingCool

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1 comment:

  1. Thank you so much for posting this amazing video....I love Gilliam and his films...and this video just showed me a whole other side of him, interesting how it went into his possible work for the Watchmen movie which Snyder ended up directing, I wonder what Gilliams version would have been like...

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