Developing a Story Board

Get Clarity on the following/Expectation setting

   ✓    Discuss the storyline with your client

   ✓    Identify characters and their roles

   ✓    Describe characters to a T

   ✓    Set the stage through context

   ✓    Confirm said details with client

 

Over-communicate

   ✓    Know the lay of the land 

   ✓    Make sure everyone is on the same page

   ✓    Receive confirmation of understanding

   ✓    Move ahead with confidence

 

Making Choices, Not Guesses

(May be best suited for creative direction section but is also relevant in the storyboarding phase as direction is usually included in the storyboard or on sides.)

   ✓    What approach am I bringing?

   ✓    Am I painting with words?

   ✓    Which words should I emphasize?

   ✓    Make choices, not guesses

   ✓    Is the author’s intent being honoured?

   ✓    Can I use real world experiences?

   ✓    Do I believe what I’m saying?

 

Takeaways

   ✓    Speak with your client

   ✓    Fully understand the goal of a script

   ✓    Create a backstory for talent

   ✓    Help talent make choices, not guesses

   ✓    Direct using actionable/emotional words

 
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