Building a portfolio?

  • I want to apply for the Art & Production Associate Program at Disney for story as my first choice, visual development as my second choice and animation (traditional) or character design as my third choice, and the story internship at Pixar. The thing is I've only made a portfolio once and that was three years for my Drawing I class as a final grade. I don't know exactly where to begin. I don't know what the size of the portfolio should be. I know I can't send originals, but should the copies be the same size as the originals or can the size change? The description for the Pixar internship says to send a "sample flatwork portfolio (demonstrating your storyboard skills)," so does that mean I only send storyboards or no? I'm sorry that I'm looking completely clueless but I would appreciate the advice. Thank you!

4 comments
  • Joshua Otero likes this
  • Mario Furmanczyk
    Mario Furmanczyk I think you should just make a nice clean portfolio focusing on one thing. If they see you're all over the place, it might go against you. So you should cater each portfolio for the specific application. Storyboard portfolio should just have a bunch of st...  more
    February 20, 2011
  • Danette Marie Albino
    Danette Marie Albino Thank you so much!
    February 20, 2011
  • Danette Marie Albino
    Danette Marie Albino Well, I've decided to hold this off for another year due to personal issues, but I'm still determined!
    March 7, 2011
  • Mario Furmanczyk
    Mario Furmanczyk That's fine. It'll still be there next year:)
    March 8, 2011