Based on the notion that visual communication (drawing) is a learnable skill and not an inborn talent, this book is a guide to storyboarding for the novice as well as the professional. Film-makers from Eisenstein to Spielberg have utilized sotryboards to visualise their stories before the pressures of shooting consume their energies. This book will take you on a step-by-step guide to the pre-production process of breaking down the script, using overhead diagrams to block out shots and creating usable drawings for film frames that collaborators an read and understand. A rich, visual textbook and guide to the fascinating world of storyboards, this book is for the serious film student and the cinema bug who are fascinated by the visual tools used to create cinema.
Table of Contents
Storyboards in pre-production; Text, image and diagram; The extended frame; Composition; Perspective; Gigure notation; Getting a gig; Computer apps: an appendix; Glossary, wwwlistings, storyboards on