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The Art of the Storyboard, 2nd Edition by John Hart

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Chapter 4Basic Components and Principles ofthe Storyboard

 

 

Steven Spielberg’s storyboard sketches for Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom are little more than chicken scratches, but since his concepts forthe action sequences were at least indicated, even primitively, he was able to visually convey his ideas to a professional storyboard artist who, in turn, rendered them in a storyboard that was then used by the whole preproduction staff.

In drawing the basic components of the storyboard, all of the design principles discussed here have but one goal: to reproduce and augment the exterior 3D reality on a 2D surface — the movie screen. Even with the current digital revolution, the weapon of choice for pre-viz of the working film script is ...

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