Michael Rianda (writer/creative director on Gravity Falls, CalArts instructor, and writer/director at Sony Pictures Animation) joins us for a three-hour crash course filled with his tried and tested insights about story. Why does story matter? How do you board your ideas as effectively as possible? And the most elusive of all...how do you make people actually care about your story? Everything from clarity and structure to visual storytelling is covered in this three-hour exposé on how to make your ideas connect with an audience.