| A storyboard contains a rough sketch representation
of a story. |
It is essentially a timeline going from top to bottom, with the top occurring first.
Using a storyboard allows you to see what the scene will look like.
The storyboard method is also generally thought to provide the best overview of a production.
|1. Advertising||2. Web design||3. Cartoons||4. Music videos||5. TV Sitcom|
|6. Movies||7. Short Stories||8. Novels||9. Political Ads||10. Goal Setting|
1. MIND SET
Think of your story as a video.
In your first frame show an overview of your primary setting. Let the setting help communicate the point you want to get across or the mood you want to set.
It is an overcast and portentously stormy late afternoon by an unsettled sea.
Your characters are worried, confused and bad news is about to arrive.
3. MAJOR IDEAS PORTRAYED
Make frames that show the 5 W's. This will help you fill in the main body of your story.
| protagonist (main character or hero/heroine name, characteristics
antagonist (against the protagonist, characteristics
Resolution (How problem is solved- which can lead directly to your message):
What is it that you are trying to point out?
What is important to you/your "story"?
** Lesson, moral, perspective on life or observation about life **
| 1. Studio
This site shows how to prepare storyboards for video productions
| 2. Creative List.Com|
Shows different storyboard writers and examples of their work
| 3. Storyboard Artist Illustrator to
A variety of storyboard examples
| 4. Storyboard
This site presents storyboards using different mediums: photographs, oil paintings as well as for different venues like Web design and advertisements
| 5. Movie
Fun site shows storyboard ideas for ads using parodies, or spoofs, of famous movies like Mission Impossible and When Harry Met Sally
| 6. Storyboard
work on recent movies|
Click on movie icons like The Matrix and Fight Club to see storyboard examples
| 7. Famous
The Home Page for #6, many types of storyboard examples are given
| 8. The Storyboard|
This site focuses on children's stories and using a flannel board
It is basically a commercial site to sell flannel board story sets
| 9. Animatics
This will take you to examples of ads using storyboards. It includes Sam Spade and Spiderman. Shows different uses for storyboards: political campaigns,
| 10. Pre-Production Video|
How to storyboard - told with trying humor but used for this lesson plan