CHAPTER 21

Directing Shots

As a storyboard artist, you will often be called on to act as the director when working on a script. This is not to say that you will actually direct the crew, but you will develop shot ideas and arrange the style, look, and staging of the action. Even when the director is calling the shots when going though a script, you may be expected to offer suggestions and solutions to the action in the script. This is particularly true in animation. Television animation board artists are usually the visual directors, determining all the shots. The title of director almost always refers to the voice director.

Some directors have training in or a love for graphic arts and may sketch out their own storyboards. In these cases, either ...

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