In a previous post, we talked about 5 TED Talks For A New Marketing Perspective. Today, we look to answer a similar question from the eyes of a creative professional: specifically geared toward video.
1. The Clues To A Great Story - Andrew Stanton (TED2012)
Filmmaker Andrew Stanton ("Toy Story," "WALL-E") shares what he knows about storytelling -- starting at the end and working back to the beginning.
2. How To Speak So People Want To Listen - Julian Treasure (TEDGlobal 2013)
Have you ever felt like you're talking, but nobody is listening? Here's Julian Treasure to help. In this useful talk, the sound expert demonstrates the how-to's of powerful speaking -- from some handy vocal exercises to tips on how to speak with empathy. A talk that might help the world sound more beautiful.
3. Perspective Is Everything - Rory Sutherland (TEDxAthens 2011)
The circumstances of our lives may matter less than how we see them, says Rory Sutherland. At TEDxAthens, he makes a compelling case for how reframing is the key to happiness.
4. The Art Of Creating Awe - Rob Legato (TEDGlobal 2012)
Rob Legato creates movie effects so good they (sometimes) trump the real thing. In this warm and funny talk, he shares his vision for enhancing reality on-screen in movies like Apollo 13, Titanic and Hugo.
5. How Virtual Reality Can Create the Ultimate Empathy Machine - Chris Milk (TED 2015)
Chris Milk uses cutting edge technology to produce astonishing films that delight and enchant. But for Milk, the human story is the driving force behind everything he does. In this short, charming talk, he shows some of his collaborations with musicians including Kanye West and Arcade Fire, and describes his latest, mind-bending experiments with virtual reality.
TED Talks always shock us with their educational and instructional value, and to be honest some of these talks are insightful enough to fundamentally alter how a creative professional approaches the content production process. Do you agree?