Looking for storyboard templates?
You’ve come to the right place. You can download FREE storyboard templates; ideal for film, video, animation or novels. Available as PDFs, Microsoft Word Documents (DOCX), and Photoshop Documents (PSD). Choose your template style.
What content goes into a story board template frame?
“I think one of the biggest problems that we have in our business is the inability of people to visualize.” – Alfred Hitchcock
To show people exactly how your project is going to be mapped out, examine your finished script scene by scene. Breakdown the scene into shots that visually communicate the dramatic moment of the scene.
When you need storyboard content to place into your template’s frames, take a look at Storyboard Quick storyboard template software. Includes character artwork, props and locations to help quickly compose frames and sequences that can be printed in a selection of templates.
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What Alfred Hitchcock says about storyboard close-up shots:
“You see, it is very essential that you know ahead of time something of the orchestration. In other words, image size. What I mean by orchestration is this. Take the close-up. Sometimes you see films cut such that the close-up comes in early, and by the time you really need it, it has lost its effect because you’ve already used it. It’s like in music — the brass sounding loud before you need it. Now, I’ll give you an example where a juxtaposition of the image size is very important. One of the biggest effects in “Psycho” was where the detective enters the house and goes up the stairs. The shots were storyboarded to make sure there was enough contrast of sizes within the cuts. There is a very violent murder to start with, another one less violent — and more frightening. -For more read Alfred Hitchcock
Links for more information on various types of storyboard software or definition of storyboards
StoryBoard Quick in Wikipedia
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