# Filmmaking Basics/Thumbnail Storyboard/Storyboard Frames

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Wikiversity (English) ${\displaystyle \Leftrightarrow }$ Humanities ${\displaystyle \Leftrightarrow }$ Art and Design ${\displaystyle \Leftrightarrow }$ Fine Arts ${\displaystyle \Leftrightarrow }$ Film and Television ${\displaystyle \Leftrightarrow }$ Narrative Film Production ${\displaystyle \Leftrightarrow }$ Course #01 - Learning the Basics of Filmmaking ${\displaystyle \Leftrightarrow }$ Lesson #004: Thumbnail Storyboards ${\displaystyle \Leftrightarrow }$ Lesson 4 Storyboard Frames

## Library of Storyboard Frames

Use these for reference
These are the current thumbnail storyboards for this movie Seduced by the Dark Side!. These are the storyboards drawn for Lesson #4 of Course #1 of the WikiU Film School.
Creating a storyboard using this library
To create your thumbnail storyboards for Seduced by the Dark Side!, print out the unformatted script. Then you can select the thumbnail storyboards which you think will fit your idea of the action and mood of the scene. If you prefer, you can draw your own thumbnail storyboard. Most of these frames show here were drawn with Adobe Photoshop 4 (full version; Not Elements) which is ten years old and Adobe Photoshop 5.5 (full version; Not Elements). Another option is using ArtRage 2 Free. This is a fun painting program from Ambient Designs.

## Thumbnail storyboard frames filmed from inside the line

 #1001 The Young Person with the Old Person behind and the Poster #1002 The Old Person with the Young Person behind and the Poster. #1003 The Young Person turns to face the Older Person. #1004 The Young Person talks to the Older Person. #1005 Just the Young Person and the Old Person. #1006 The Young Person talks as they both look straight ahead. #1007 The Young Person turns and talks to the Old Person. #1008 The Young Person turns and talks to the Old Person who is looking at the Young Person. #1009 The Old Person talks to the Young Person. #1010 The Young Person talks (telephoto). #1011 The Old Person turns to the Young Person. #1012a The Old Person thinks and... #1012b then replies (wide-angle shot). #1013a The Old Person thinks and... #1013b then replies (telephoto shot). #1014a The Old Person thinks and... #1014a then replies (over-the-shoulder shot). #1015 Just the Young Person. #1016 The Young Person talks. #1017 The Young Person thinks. #1018 The Young Person turns and talks to the Old Person. #1019 The Old Person smiles. #1020 The Old Person talks. #1021 A close up of the Poster

## Thumbnail storyboard frames outside the line

 #2001 A close up of the Poster from beyond the Young Person and the Old Person. #2002 A shot of the Poster from far beyond the Young Person and the Old Person. #2003 A shot of the Poster from far beyond the Young Person. #2004 The Young Person turns to the Old Person (Wide Angle - Over the Shoulder). #2005 The Young Person turns to the Old Person (telephoto - Over the Shoulder).

· #2006 →   → The Young Person thinks.

· #2007 →   → The Young Person talks.

· #2008 →   → The Young Person talks.

· #2009 →   → The Young Person talks (telephoto).

· #2010 →    → A wide angle shot which is why the Old Person in the Distance looks distorted.

· #2011 →    → The Old Person thinks and replies (telephoto shot).

· #2012 →    → The Old Person thinks and then replies (over-the-shoulder shot).

· #2013 →    The Old Person thinks and then talks to the Young Person.

· #2014 →   → The Old Person Smiles.

· #2015 →   → The Old Person talks to the Young Person (telephoto shot)

· #2016 →   → The Old Person has turn to the Young Person and is talking.

· #2017 →   → The Old Person has turn to the Young Person and the Young Person is talking.

## Ending Shots

· #8001 →   → A distant shot of the whole scene.

· #8002 →   → Ending Shot of the Young Person and the Old Person walking.

· #8003 →   → Ending Shot of the Young Person and the Old Person walking and then composited into the Matte Painting.

## Ambiguous

· #0001 →   → The Young Person is looking directly into the camera.

· #0002 →   → The Old Person is looking directly into the camera.

## A Blank Frame

· #9001 →   → A blank thumbnail storyboard frame.

· #9002 →   → A black thumbnail storyboard frame.

 #1001 #1002 #1003 #1004 #1005 #1006 #1007 #1008 #1009 #1010 #1011 #1012a #1012b #1013a #1013b #1014a #1014a #1015 #1016 #1017 #1018 #1019 #1020 #1021

## Reference materials

Reference materials for Seduced by the Dark Side! that you might need.
• The unformatted script. Print this script outline and use the numbers on this script for your thumbnail storyboards.
• The original story. To get additional information for your storyboards, look at the original story.