Doug Drexler – Visual Effects Artist, Designer, & Illustrator

Storytelling at Face Value: Visual Stories at Work

#42: Storytelling at Face Value: Visual Stories at Work

Doug Drexler is the first Academy, Oscar, and Emmy Award Winning story artist to join us on the Business of Story Podcast.  A Visual Effects Artist, Designer, & Illustrator, Doug joins us to share Hollywood’s top tools to sculpt your visual storytelling.

As a master visual storyteller and one of the FX and makeup geniuses behind operations such as “Dick Tracy,” “Battlestar Galactica,” and ”Star Trek: The Next Generation,” Doug knows his way around the storytelling realm of Hollywood.

Today we tap into his keen visual expertise to better understand the elusive ability to influence clients and customers by crafting game-changing visual stories.

Maximize your visual presentations by understanding the psychology behind visual storytelling, the tools at your disposal, and how to use your innate visual storytelling powers for good.

In This Episode, You’ll Learn

  • The squint test for story visuals
  • How to gain utter confidence in front of an audience
  • The difference between seeing and looking
  • How to tap back into your innately creative storytelling powers

Are you ready to get your brand story straight? 

Get your storytelling marketing started with the DIY guide to compelling brand stories that sell. Learn More.

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The widely popular Business of Story podcast helps leaders of purpose-driven organizations clarify their stories to grow revenue and amplify their impact. Each episode brings you the brightest content creators, advertising creatives, authors, screenwriters, makers, marketers, and brand raconteurs that show you how to craft and tell compelling brand stories that sell.

Learn more about working with Park Howell and getting your brand story straight on our website.

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