Knowing the names of the different types of camera shots is important but how do you decide when to use them? Would a close-up, medium close-up or medium shot work best for this scene? Should I use over the shoulder shots for a conversation? And what if the characters are not even facing each other? We'll show you the differences and the why to help you decide what shots work best for your projects.
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.