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Filmmaking Basics/Thumbnail Storyboard (Short)

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Thumbnail storyboards

Before you begin the final storyboards, you must create a rough storyboard with pencil and paper. You should be able to rough out these thumbnail storyboards in about 15 minutes.
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If you can, please send me a copy of your thumbnail storyboards so I can see if you have the right idea. You can email me by Clicking Here. Crystal Clear app xfmail.png
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Then immediately go to the next lesson which is 3D storyboards using FrameForge 3D Studio demo. This is where the fun begins. Crystal Clear action forward.png
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If you have problems

More detailed lessons in thumbnail storyboarding

If you have problems creating the thumbnail storyboards, I have prepared more detailed instructions for you.

To begin with the more detailed instructions, Click Here.





Note.svgExamples of thumbnail storyboards

Thumbnail Storyboard by Forbe


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YOUNG PERSON: That was a great movie ...


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CUT TO


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YOUNG PERSON (cont): But I don't understand one thing.


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OLD PERSON: Hum... What's that?


5 Thumbnail Storyboard-Forbe-shot5.JPG

YOUNG PERSON: I don't understand how anyone
can be 'seduced by the dark side'.


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OLD PERSON: Hum.


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The old person has an idea.


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OLD PERSON: What computer do you use at home?


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YOUNG PERSON: A Macintosh.


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OLD PERSON: But what computer does your father use at work?


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YOUNG PERSON: Humm.


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YOUNG PERSON: Seduced by the dark side!


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The old person smiles


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The old person and the young person...


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slowly go home together.


The End


Thumbnail Storyboard by Ugoglen


1 Thumbnail storyboard SBTDS Ugoglen 1.jpg

YOUNG PERSON: That was a great movie ...


2 Thumbnail storyboard SBTDS Ugoglen 2.jpg

DOLLY OUT


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YOUNG PERSON (cont): But I don't understand one thing.


4 Thumbnail storyboard SBTDS Ugoglen 4.jpg

OLD PERSON: Hum... What's that?


5 Thumbnail storyboard SBTDS Ugoglen 5.jpg

YOUNG PERSON: I don't understand how anyone
can be 'seduced by the dark side'.


6 Thumbnail storyboard SBTDS Ugoglen 6.jpg


7 Thumbnail storyboard SBTDS Ugoglen 7.jpg

OLD PERSON: What computer do you use at home?


8 Thumbnail storyboard SBTDS Ugoglen 8.jpg

YOUNG PERSON: A Macintosh.


9 Thumbnail storyboard SBTDS Ugoglen 9.jpg

OLD PERSON: But what computer does your father use at work?


10 Thumbnail storyboard SBTDS Ugoglen 10.jpg

YOUNG PERSON: Seduced by the dark side!


11 Thumbnail storyboard SBTDS Ugoglen 11.jpg


12 Thumbnail storyboard SBTDS Ugoglen 12.jpg

The End