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Prepare to Board! Creating Story and Characters for Animation Features and Shorts by Nancy Beiman

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19

Talking Pictures: Assembling a Story Reel or Animatic with a Scratch Track

Congratulations! You have just pitched your boards and character concepts and had them approved—possibly with a few small tweaks.

After the turnover session a small removable sticker is placed in one corner of each storyboard drawing indicating the sequence, scene, and drawing number (Figure 19-1, top). Shorter films can have the scene and drawing numbers written directly on the boards (Figure 19-1, bottom).

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[Fig. 19-1] When a sequence is approved, each storyboard panel ...

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