Storyboard

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Storyboard
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2014-02-09 22:29:00
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  1. is a series of sketches, drawings or photographs used to plan and prepare for filming (one may consider storyboards as virtual shoots in this sense).
    A storyboard
  2. Storyboards Advantagess
    • generally save time on-set.
    • help to avoid rushed decisions on-set.
    • helps you improve and get feedback on ideas.
    • help to give you an idea of how many cameras and camera angles you’ll need.
    • help you prepare for any special and visual effect shots.
    • help you to experiment with different angles and techniques.
    • help to orientate actors and crew members.
    • helps with the overall pre-production of the film.
    • can be used as a base for filming.
    • can help with continuity.
    • bring your ideas to reality!
  3. is used to brainstorm and capture all the ideas
    before taking action.
    Storyboard
  4. CLOSE-UP SHOT or CU:
    Subject does not fill frame but is not in full view. E.g. Waist to head.
  5. BIG CLOSE UP or BCU:
    Subject fills screen fully. E.g. Actors face.
  6. HIGH CAMERA ANGLE:
    Camera looks down to subject. E.g. From a crane.
  7. LEVEL CAMERA ANGLE:
    Camera is at same level as subject.
  8. LOW CAMERA ANGLE:
    Looking at subject from below. Makes the subject look significant.
  9. LONG SHOT or LS:
    A shot from maximum distance.
  10. ESTABLISHING or EST:
    Usually makes use of a Long Shot to set the scene.
  11. POINT OF VIEW or POV / FIRST PERSON:
    A shot seen through the characters eyes.
  12. Typical arrow use in storyboards:
    • Zooming
    • Movement
    • Panning
  13. WHAT YOU’LL NEED:
    • Drawing apparatus (pencil, eraser, pen, the usual…)
    •  A template (not essential but does speed up the process)
    • Your script / screenplay.
    • Some creativity, inspiration, and motivation.
  14. key concepts of storyboarding
    • intuition
    • instinct
    • impulse
    • encounter
    • habit
    • luck
  15. What makes a story important
    • a client's
    • in research
    • in reading
    • on-line
    • in a movie
    • in the news
    • your own
  16. are regularly used in storyboards as they can
    drastically save time.
    Arrows

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