In October of 2010 Sean Fitzgibbon gave a visual presentation at the Hot Springs AR Documentary Film Festival October 24th at 1pm. He explained the process of creating a documentary graphic novel from research, story development, panel layout/storyboarding, media choice, and isolating key moments to result in an interesting visual narrative. He also discussed other documentary graphic novels and their relationship to film.
He feature progress on the recent documentary graphic novelWhat Follows is True that chronicles the darkest years of the Crescent Hotel in Eureka Springs, AR. The presentation took place at the historic Malco Theater Complex in historic downtown Hot Springs.
The Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival is one of the first and oldest documentary film festivals in the world (second only to Amsterdam). In 2008, they had over 1,000 film entries, 400 of them representing 90 foreign countries.