O'Reilly logo

Nuts and Bolts Filmmaking by Dan Rahmel

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

images

Storyboarding

Applications

Storyboarding tells the story of a film visually in a series of comic-like panels. Unfortunately, many filmmakers approach the process of storyboarding with a sense of dread. Some believe that they don’t have the artistic talent to draw the storyboard panels correctly. Others think that storyboarding hampers spontaneity and flexibility on the shoot. Among A-list filmmakers, there seems to be a constant argument on this topic, so I’m not about to address the pros and cons of each viewpoint here.

One thing that is definitely true – the use of storyboards on a film can drastically reduce the time necessary for prepping ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required