Paul Power Podcast Interview by Santosh Oommen, SILA President

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We had a chance to talk to Paul Power a veteran storyboard artist whose done storyboards on Goonies, Pretty in Pink, St. Elmo’s fire, Robocop, Predator, Space Jam,The Tick and Rundown. Hear his stories of working in live action and how he started doing commercials for “Hush Puppies.” He’s done illustration, graphic design, album covers, magazine covers, and comic books, all without an art degree. He even got a part with Dwayne Johnson, Robot-tech the movie. Hear his fun stories and the way he got into live action storyboards and some of the wisdom he imparts to students and pros alike.

Interview done by Santosh Oommen, president of the Society of Illustrators of Los Angeles.




Anthony Hopkins’ Slipstream
The Last Starfighter Returns
Ready to Ride
The Marine
The New Frontier
The Rundown (also as actor)
Celestine Prophecy
Harry Green & Eugene
The Perfect Score
FLY BY/Superman
Jackie Chan’s Highbinders
The Outer Limits Movie
Daddy Day Care
Cowboy Up
Dude, Where’s My Car?
Along Came a Spider
War & Remembrance
The Sixth Day
The Tick
Can of Worms
I Just Draw
Chill Factor
Top Gun
Space Jam
Con Air
George of the Jungle
La Bamba
The Great White Hype
The Edge
Small Soldiers
St. Elmo’s Fire
The Flintstones
Cutthroat Island
The Mummy
The Goonies
Bless the Child
Top Dog
In the Flesh
Lawnmower Man 2
Mighty Joe Young
Hearts & Bones
Urban Legend
Revenge of the Nerds 2
Cohen & Tate
Tomorrow Man
Back to School
Runaway Train
Meatballs 2
My Science Project
Super Dave
Say Anything
The Cisco Kid
Radio Flyer
Cheech & Chong’s Nice Dreams
Cheech & Chong’s Next Movie
The Yearling
Earth Girls Are Easy
Wings of the Apache
Hider in the House
I’m Gonna Get You Sucka
Deep Rising
The Mod Squad
Pretty in Pink
Blind Fury
Off Limits

Television programs:
Medium (3D episode)
Lois & Clark – Superman
War and Remembrance
Can of Worms
Bob (cartooning and acting)

Animation tv, Godzilla, Scooby Do- and Scrappy Doo