Design Fundamentals: Storyboarding & Sequence Design

How do you plan for a shoot? What are techniques that you can use to think through shots in a sequence? How do you communicate to your cinematographer or client what you have in your head for a shoot? How do you block out the edit even if you don’t know how to draw?

Aaron and Mark learn the ways of Storyboarding and Sequence Design from Sensei Chris.

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01:25 What is Storyboarding and Sequential Design?
03:30 What is Storyboarder? – Wonder Unit
06:42 Are storyboards the foundation of comic books?
08:00 Storyboard sequences have to be detailed and tight.
09:29 How to read a storyboard sequence
12:17 If it’s not the finished sequence, how do you get the exact photos that you need for the storyboard?
12:36 Can you source images from the internet for your storyboard?
13:50 Storyboard concepts that we’ve made
14:42 What’s the difference between a mood board and a storyboard?
17:07 use frames to indicate transitions in frame
17:44 How much of the budget goes into the storyboard?
18:45 How to frame storyboard shots
30:14 Storyboarding is a visual medium, but we can convey the other senses
36:22 What big moments stand out to you?
37:40 Catch your character at the beginning or end of the motion.
40:42 Storyboard Frame #1
43:34 Storyboard Frame #2
45:20 Storyboard Frame #3
47:04 Storyboard Frame #4
50:40 Are you trying to follow a particular sequence or do you draw moments that come to mind?
51:45 Storyboard Frame #5
57:20 Storyboard Frame #6
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1:02:40 Storyboard Frame #7
1:03:28 visualize the sequence in your mind, then freeze it where it’s most interesting piece of action, and choose the angle
1:10:23 Storyboard Frame #8
1:17:35 Storyboard Frame #9
1:19:20 Do you ever take images from google, then draw your sequence afterward?
1:21:55 Is there a ratio of establishing shots to action shots?
1:22:27 Storyboard Frame #10
1:24:25 Storyboard Frame #11
1:25:16 Perspective and Anatomy Drawing Tip: Draw through, then erase later
1:27:20 You do the frames first, then add the details?
1:28:00 Putting our storyboard sequence together
1:30:23 Storyboard Frame #12
1:35:46 Storyboarding Tools
1:38:36 How to draw better frames – balloon man – Storyboard Frame #13
1:45:22 What tips do you have for people who cant draw to do storyboarding?
1:49:10 Use simple basic shapes
1:51:39 Storyboarding is about visually communicating intent.
1:53:26 Storyboard Frame #14
2:01:55 Storyboard Frame #15
2:05:43 Storyboard Frame #16
2:11:39 Storyboard Frame #17
2:13:10 Full Storyboard Sequence Review
2:13:57 Summary & Outro

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