Storyboard for Film or Animation


This is a complete overview of Storyboarding for Film, Animation or Gaming. By taking this online storyboard course, you will be taking your first steps towards an exciting career path.

In this course, I take you step-by-step through the entire process of making storyboards: from how to draw, to what camera angles to use, to breaking down a script and drawing it out. I’m here to help and support you along the way.

This course covers everything you need to know to about the creative process of Storyboarding for Film or Animation. You will learn concrete skills such as how to draw characters, how to draw in perspective, what camera angles and shots to use for your scripts, and how to make your shots and scenes flow together.

What you’ll learn

  • You’ll be able to draw storyboard panels for scripts
  • You’ll learn the entire process of storyboarding, for animation or for film, from start to finish
  • You’ll know all the main camera angles and shots used in film, animation, tv and gaming
  • You’ll learn directing and editing techniques
  • You’ll learn concrete skills, like how to draw characters, layouts and scenes
  • You’ll learn how to draw basic characters and character model sheets
  • You’ll be able to draw scenes and backgrounds using 1-point and 2-point perspective
  • You will learn principles of animation and how to draw for animation

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An introduction to the Art of Storyboards, for Film or Animation




Section 1: Introduction
Welcome to the Course
What you Need to get Started
Storyboard Templates
Shots, Scenes and Sequences 

Section 2: Drawing Skills
Top 7 Tips for Drawing in Animation
Drawing Characters and Scenes
Drawing the Male Figure
Drawing the Female Figure
Drawing in Perspective

Section 3: Process
Camera Angles and Shots
Overview of the Boarding Process
Breaking Down a Script
Drawing Thumbnails
Thumbnailing Part 1
Thumbnailing Part 2

Section 4: Visual Storytelling
Introduction to Visual Language
Principles of Composition
Storytelling Shots: The P.O.V.
The 180 Degree Rule
Camera Moves

Section 5: Conclusion
Wrap up and Review