- By Joy Davenport
- Published 09/28/2010
If you’ve got an idea for a hilarious short comedy, you’ll need to create commercial storyboarding that streamlines your pre-production process. By mapping out every scene, frame by frame, you can organize your project and save time, money, and hard work once the cameras start rolling. The best filmmakers in the business rely on careful storyboarding that serves as a template for their movie or cartoon. Whether you’re animating or filming live actors and actresses, you’ll benefit from the organization and structure of a perfect storyboard. In fact, many comedy directors use their storyboards to interest investors and to create a “buzz” for their films. The storyboard can serve multiple purposes, all of them designed to make your movie more successful. Getting through the important previsualization process is the first step you’ll need to take. Previz is all about jotting down ideas, brainstorming with your crew, and generally taking detailed notes that refine your own artistic vision. Once you’ve completed previz, you can move on to finding the perfect web storyboard software for your film. In the past, the tiresome process of crafting paper storyboards hindered short comedy filmmakers, using drawings they commissioned from live artists. Often, this type of storyboarding would bring a lot of delays, drama, and mixed results. Today, there are ways to bypass the pitfalls and problems of the past…
Film storyboarding software is the key to getting the ideal, polished results you need…today’s high-tech progr
ams offer a dizzying array of pre-loaded artwork that includes a full cast of characters, exciting, diverse backgrounds, and fun props. With a simple click of your computer mouse, you can add or subtract elements to experiment with different effects. As well, today’s digital storyboard software offers simple ways to add text, dialogue, music, and sound effects. This software is also designed to work with other programs you know and love. Importing photographs and other files is easy. For perfect storyboarding, film storyboarding software is really the best choice. Consider every element of your comedy short when you create your storyboarding – every camera angle, close-up, and panoramic shot should be mapped out. Capturing the essence of your artistic vision through sound, locations, and casting is easy with computerized software. Once you’ve crafted a storyboard you’re happy with, you can plan out your budget and PR – your whole production schedule will fall into place. Getting a great template will ensure an efficient filming process – one that doesn’t waste too much time and money. Following a great storyboard is the best way to keep your production running smoothly.
Once you’ve made your finished storyboards, you can share them on the Internet, or via iPhone. With film storyboarding software, it’s easier than ever to share your work with the general public. Your storyboards (if they aren’t kept tightly under wraps) can serve as a wonderful ad for your film. Whether you’re just starting out in the business, or an experienced filmmaker, you will get the most out of your time when you use digital storyboarding to plan out your movie.
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