Who Did the Argo Storyboards? The Best Storyboard Artist Hollywood Has To Offer

The answer to this question has be poised and answered in the title, representing a colloquial  restating of this hypothesis, that being: Who Did the Argo Storyboards? The simple answer is the esteemed and celebrated storyboard artist Tony Liberatore.

Tragically, storyboard artists are not usually the ones who are called out during the production of a film; typically the hype centers upon the director and the leading cast, which is traditional to Hollywood. However, in this particular instance, the Argo storyboards got a nice boost from a seasoned artist who has worked on some of the most prominent and best-selling blockbusters of our era.

Who Did the Argo Storyboards

Why Do Movies Need Storyboards?
A common day question that is asked by many is why do films need storyboards? The answer is simple: a storyboard represents the director’s vision of a film, sketched into varying scenes and interactions that define the role of the protagonist, and that are key elements of character development and plot. Assuredly, it’s important to select an experienced artist for any big budget project.

Other Notable Films Liberatore Has Worked On
When taking a quick gander at his resume, Liberatore was easily to top slotted pick for this movie. He has worked on notable blockbusters that have featured a-list actors and directors throughout his career, including:

  • KILLERS
  • MISSION IMPOSSIBLE 3
  • FANTASTIC 4
  • FAST 5
  • DARK TOWER
  • FAST 6
  • ARGO (TITLE SEQUENCE)
  • 20,000 LEAGUES UNDER THE SEA

Present Day Affiliations
Of course, Liberatore has numerous present day affiliations, and has worked on major commercials with the top ad agencies worldwide. A few current affiliations he enjoys include:
Art Directors Guild/Local 800; and having been represented by Storyboards Inc. He was the natural choice for directors when this big screen movie sat, quite literally, on the drawing board (all puns fully intended).

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The Best Storyboard Artists in Hollywood Need Not Advertise

When you start tossing the name around of the best storyboard artist Hollywood, there are a few names that easily come to mind. Greats like, Amy Lynn Umezu, Adrien Van Viersen, Adam Van Wyk, Aaron N. Feldman, and more recently, Tony Liberatore. What has made these artists truly stand out is their attention to detail, their ability to deliver for the director, their passion for their craft, and their mastery of that trade.

Argo movie storyboards

Argo movie storyboards

Tony Liberatore, for example, is most recently known for his role in storyboarding the Argo title sequence. More notably, however, you may better know him for his roles in the following major motion blockbuster films:

  • KILLERS
  • MISSION IMPOSSIBLE 3
  • FANTASTIC 4
  • FAST 5
  • DARK TOWER
  • FAST 6
  • ARGO (TITLE SEQUENCE)
  • 20,000 LEAGUES UNDER THE SEA

Perhaps it’s truly at the call of a director as to which storyboard artist is the greatest of our era. And for that matter, it’s a topic that could always be up for debate, as one artist may fit a certain director’s appeal while another equally as talented one may not. As for the best storyboard artist Hollywood, it really can’t be ruled down to one singular artist. It’s better to put the elitists into a category of their own, where only the best of the best are included. Under that moniker, Tony Liberatore’s name easily should be on that list, and near the top. With this many successes under his belt already, it’s intriguing to ponder what project he may take on next.