One of the first things I teach most clients is how to tell stories most effectively. In almost every workshop, someone claims there’s no way they can practice the storytelling basics because their time is limited. Format clocks restrict them to short segments. But storytelling isn’t about length. Storytelling can be long or short. The steps of telling stories apply to every single break, regardless of clocks. In fact, I’ll show you how one show has mastered the art of storytelling in two minutes.
If you’re an air talent with tight format restrictions, you may think storytelling in two minutes is impossible. It’s not. Storytelling doesn’t have a time limit or a minimum requirement.
The tighter the restrictions, the greater the need for deeper show prep. That’s where a storyboard can come in handy.