Storyboarding resources

Web Articles

How to Make a Storyboard – Storyboard Lingo & Techniques. A brief overview — just the right stuff!

Drawing and Composition for Visual Storytelling, by Ron Doucet, Animation Director. A long html file that saves as an 83MB, 400-page pdf file… Wow! But this is the real stuff.

Storyboards, by Digital Animation, a technology mentoring program for young women at Ohio State University. Another brief overview.

Storyboarding 101, by Fridgemonsters.com. A 17-page pdf file.

Storyboarding your Film, from the book Filmmaking for Dummies. A very brief overview — good questions to ask yourself.

How to make a Storyboard and Shot List. Another brief overview.

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Video

Videography Shot Vocabulary and More, by Glen Gummes. It’s simple, but covers all the basics.

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Books

Filmmaking for Teens: Pulling Off Your Shorts

Digital Filmmaking for Teens

Screenwriting for Teens: The 100 Principles of Screenwriting Every Budding Writer Must Know

I haven’t reviewed these books yet. Our public library has the first two, so we can check them out!

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Storyboard Templates

Self Reliant Film has shared some good templates in both 1:33 and 1:78 aspect ratio.

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Film Equipment

Your film equipment may affect how you can actualize your storyboards. Ryan Steinolfson discusses how he creates high-quality video with his iPhone and some extra equipment.

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