Jamie Leduc
Technology Department Head. Animation, Visual & Audio Effects, Media Project Management Teacher

The Concept of Story - A Media Arts Talk

Presentation Published 11/9/15 Last updated on 8/15/18

Presented by Vancouver Film School Instructor Paul Jensen

Talk Theme: The concept of story is as old as human experience, language, and the desire to make sense of our existence. Throughout this lecture we will explore the origins of story, its archetypal structure in myth, and we’ll focus on how these journey patterns are fundamental in various art mediums; including Film, TV, Video Games & Digital Design.

VFS Media Arts Educational Talk @ Sisler High School

  • Date: Oct 26, 2:10 pm CST (3:10 pm EST)
  • Location: Sisler High School Library
  • Instructors: Vancouver Film School instructor Paul Jensen
  • Participate online: https://livestream.com/fsd

Twitter: @SislerIDM, @DigitalVoices1, @Soapbox.ED, & #vfstalk

  • Adobe Premiere Pro

    Edit media in its native format and create productions for film, TV, and web.

  • Dreamweaver

    Design and develop modern, responsive websites.

  • Photoshop

    Editing and compositing for photos, web and mobile app designs, 3D artwork, videos, and more.

  • After Effects

    Create motion graphics and visual effects for film, TV, video, and web.

  • Adobe Spark

    Adobe Spark is an easy-to-use tool that helps you turn your ideas into compelling social graphics, web stories, and animated videos

  • Adobe Voice

  • Animate

    Design interactive vector animations for multiple platforms.

  • Illustrator

    Create beautiful vector art and illustrations.

  • InDesign

    Craft elegant layouts at your desk or on the go.

  • Behance

    Showcase and discover creative work.

  • Media Encoder

    Output video files for any screen.

Age Levels
1-2 Hours
Communication and Collaboration, Creativity and Innovation, Critical Thinking Problem Solving and Decision Making
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Dr. Tarek Bahaa El Deen

Posted on 9/25/18 3:33:15 PM Permalink

​Very useful resource

Thank you for sharing.

Cory Thompson

Posted on 6/27/16 5:51:57 PM Permalink

I love the comparison between movies and games. The Last of Us is a story that you play. I have played it from being to end several times, just to see it again. This defiantly shows how stories can have an impact.

Victor Gonzalez

Posted on 3/20/16 10:59:03 PM Permalink

Great resource. Thanks!

tony dyke

Posted on 12/4/15 8:02:30 PM Permalink

Diego Alvarez

Posted on 11/19/15 10:56:35 PM Permalink

Thank you for sharing this. Thumbs up your video

Jamie Leduc

Posted on 12/4/15 8:24:21 PM Permalink