At a glance
- Welcome to Raindance Lockdown Sessions
- Enjoy professional film education wherever you are
- An hour of short sharp advice from a leading professional
Now is the perfect time to develop the material you want to shoot as soon as this lockdown ends. A great way to prepare is by storyboarding your script! This class will go through the basics of how to approach and create storyboards regardless of your experience or drawing skills.
Storyboards are a brilliant way to pitch your concept and communicate your ideas. It’s like creating the movie on paper in advance, a visual map of the film that’s an incredible tool for budgeting and planning your shoot.
Who is the session for?
Storyboards are a communication superpower, for anyone who wants to share their ideas in a visual medium. This session is ideal for directors and writers looking to communicate their ideas visually. Storyboards fare ideal or shooting and script pitches, or even for budgeting special effects or planning stunts.
What will you learn?
- How to lay out and craft a simple storyboard
- Camera angles and symbols for movement
- What to do if you can’t draw
About presenter Elizabeth E. Schuch
Elizabeth E. Schuch is an American/British storyboard artist with over 15 years of experience, as well as an award-winning designer and indie director (“The Book of Birdie”.)
As a specialist storyboard artist, she’s created boards for feature films (“Wonder Woman”), as well as television (One Strange Rock, Britannica, Inside the Human Body, Life on Earth From Space), commercials (Nike, Samsung, Hugo Boss, Sony, Landrover, Sotheby’s) and specialist art for projection and 3D (Star Wars, Mary Poppins, The Kingsman, BBC, TED Talks.)
Elizabeth is a member of the European Film Academy, and a Berlinale Talent. She has a BFA in Scenic Design (DePaul Theatre School) and a MPhil in 2D-3D Visual Effects (Glasgow School of Art.)