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Storyboards: Motion In Art, 3rd Edition by Mark A. Simon

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CHAPTER 24

Staging and Composition

Drawing boards does not just mean sketching the characters going through their paces. You need to be able to work visually with the director, producer, production designer, stunt coordinator, effects coordinator, or whomever and give the project a visual dynamic. The viewer, director, or other crew member needs to be drawn into the action, and their interest in the visual story must be carried throughout the scene.

Staging is the placement of cameras, actors, and set pieces. Staging can make the visuals interesting or it can make them bland. Staging a scene properly allows

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