Friday, February 20, 2015

CAA Cinema: What Makes a Hero?



What makes a hero? by Matthew Winkler

An excellent animated breakdown of stages of 'The Hero's Journey' outlined by Joseph Campbell in his book 'A Hero with a Thousand Faces'. 'The Hero's Journey' outlines the common 'stages' found in cultural storytelling (Hero Myths) of the past through to the present day. In recent times this has been a mainstay of cinema in films such as Star Wars, The Hunger Games, and Harry Potter.

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