Chapter 10Scripts, Storyboards, and Shot Lists

Chapter Objectives

  • Learn how to format a simple audio/video script.
  • Find out what’s involved in developing a shot list.
  • Learn what’s involved in developing a storyboard.
  • Understand what continuity is and why it’s important.

A script, storyboard, and shot list (sometimes called a shooting script) are essential elements for planning your video production and will be discussed in detail in this chapter. We’ll continue with arranging talent and coordinating crew, equipment considerations, and location logistics in the following chapter.

The Script

The most important tool for a special interest video is the script. The outline we discussed in Chapter 9 is the foundation upon which the script ...

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