You need a shot that pulls out to widen your frame, but which move would work best? A camera move, dolly back or a zoom out? We made a mock cereal commercial to show you three different moves and what they look like in our How We Do It segment.
As a follow up to our storyboarding video, Frank covers simple exercises to help you create expressions for your storyboard characters. Whether you draw stick figures or use Storyboarder, adding expressions is as easy as 1, 2, 3. No seriously, 1 for eyebrows, 2 for eyes, 3 for a mouth, you’ve got an expressio
Frank asks you when a storyboard would be helpful and why, and shows how to create storyboards and animatics using paper, the app Paper, and this new, amazing, free program Storyboarder that actually, really works. OMG, he is not joking.
You don’t need to create beautiful storyboards for the world to see, just okay ones that allow you and your editing and team to figure out if the shots you plan to shoot will give you the vision you see in your head.
When producing a promo you need a concept in place before you even think about production or preproduction. And before you can come up with that concept you need to sit down with your subject and discover who the target audience is, what needs to be conveyed to them and why the action they want them to take.