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.
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:
- 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).