Communicate your vision, tell your story and plan major scenes with simple, effective storyboarding techniques.
Using sketches of shots from classic films, from silents to the present day, John Hart leads you through the history and evolution of this craft to help you get to grips with translating your vision onto paper, from the rough sketch to the finished storyboard. More than 150 illustrations from the author's and other storyboard artists' work illuminate the text throughout to help you master the essential components of storyboarding, such as framing, placement of figures, and camera angles.
Table of Contents
The Storyboard's Beginnings: Where it all started
The Storyboard Artist Is a Part of Preproduction Team
Basic components of the Storyboard
Create on Demand - How to Accommodate the Production Team
On Planes and Perspective
Added Emphasis on Design, Composition and Color
Showing Action in Your Storyboard
Depth of Field and Light Sources
Dynamics of the Shot
Animatics - The Future of Motion Control
"Chock full of valuable advice for anyone who wishes to create a visual representation of a production before rolling tape." -- Videomaker magazine