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Storyboards: Motion in Art, Third Edition

Storyboards: Motion in Art, Third Edition
Author: Mark A. Simon
ISBN 13: 9780240808055
ISBN 10: 240808053
Edition: 3rd
Publisher: Focal Press
Publication Date: 2006-10-13
Format: Paperback
Pages: 448
List Price: $48.95

Includes a resource guide with various forms, tools of the trade, and a listing of agents who represent storyboard artists

Special section devoted to getting started as a storyboard artist and the business aspects of storyboarding

Interviews with experienced storyboard artists as well as the directors and producers they work with

Storyboards: Motion in Art, Second Edition is a step-by-step breakdown of both the production and business of storyboarding. It includes a detailed discussion of what storyboards are, how and why they are used, and how to get started and succeed as a storyboard artist. This practical handbook details the preparation and presentation of storyboards for live action, commercials, animation, and special effects. The author explains how to use computers in enhancing, creating, and animating boards, and stresses the importance of visual storytelling and effectively showing movement over the artistry in the board itself.


This guide for aspiring storyboard artists discusses the business and art of illustrating the director's vision in the manner of a comic strip for purposes of budgeting, design, and communication. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)