Need a Storyboard Artist? This May Be the Best Directory of Professional Artists Around

For many filmmakers, the storyboarding process is essential for visualizing and organizing their projects before they ever reach for their cameras. But for those of us who couldn’t draw our way out of a paper bag, finding someone who can is often more work than just filling in each panel ourselves. Toronto-based Art Director Jorgen Stovne aims to remedy that with his site Jorgen’s List, a growing directory of storyboard artists, some of which have worked on such projects as the Iron ManJames Bond, Harry Potter and Star Wars series, that filmmakers can browse to find freelancers for their film and animation projects — and it’s all free!

Jorgen’s List isn’t only beneficial for those needing help with their storyboards; it’s also a great resource for storyboard artists to add to their clientele. Currently, there are about 50 artists in the directory, a number which, Stovne says, would be much higher if the criteria for acceptance was based on casting a large net. But it’s not, and that’s what seems to set Jorgen’s List apart from similar resources. Though the list is partly there to assist storyboard artists in finding projects, it’s also there for filmmakers to find professional artists. It’s not a “free-for-all” — artists need to be “recommended by at least 5 Art Directors that work with them on a regular basis.”…

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