How the “secret language” of filmmaking works

Adam Westbrook
7 min readMay 16, 2019
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Thanks to YouTube, Netflix, and even Instagram, more of us are learning to convey our experiences visually. But what does it really mean to be a visual storyteller?

In our frenetic and visual world, where we are constantly assaulted with a high definition barrage of TV…

Adam Westbrook

Video artist working at The New York Times. I write a weekly newsletter about visual storytelling and creativity.