Join Amy DeLouise for an in-depth discussion in this video Using storyboards, part of Script Writing for Nonfiction Video.
- One of the best ways to get script approvals…and everyone on the same page is to use storyboards.…There are lots of tools out there now,…apps that allow you, even if you're not a fabulous artist,…to create your own storyboards…or you can of course use Photoshop…and other tools for design.…But the purpose of a storyboard is to make sure…everyone understands the flow of a story…and it's a great tool when you're trying to get…all the decision-makers on the same page…about how you're going to reveal the story.…
So here's an example of a project that was…involving animation, so obviously for animation…we have to have very detailed storyboards.…We usually do initial boards where we might…only show a few of the characters…and then later on in the process with the script,…we might have a very detailed storyboarding process where…each frame is tied to a different frame of the narration.…In this case, this was a video to educate familes…about how to be more involved in the rounds process…when their child is in the ICU…
In this course, you'll learn how to write nonfiction scripts that work with a variety of budgets. Taught by Amy DeLouise, a passionate educator who has scripted hundreds of award-winning videos, it's packed with tools and tips for every level of writer and producer. Her script-to-screen workflow will help you develop your story goals and structure, create a narrative arc, work with sound bites, find the right tools to write your script, and pitch your script to clients and stakeholders.
- The benefits of scripting
- Defining your story goals
- Building a story structure, including point of view, characters, and style
- Creating a compelling narrative arc
- Creating a treatment
- Building shooting vs. editing scripts
- Writing before interviewing
- Working with script writing software
- Creating a script template
- Using storyboards for script pitches
Skill Level Appropriate for all
1. Creating and Engaging Nonfiction Stories
Motivating viewers2m 56s
2. Defining Story Goals
3. Building Your Story Structure
4. Creating a Narrative Arc
5. Scripting Workflow
6. Scripting Strategies
7. Script Writing Tools and Formats
8. Tips for Script Pitches and Approvals
- Mark as unwatched
- Mark all as unwatched
Are you sure you want to mark all the videos in this course as unwatched?
This will not affect your course history, your reports, or your certificates of completion for this course.Cancel
Take notes with your new membership!
Type in the entry box, then click Enter to save your note.
1:30Press on any video thumbnail to jump immediately to the timecode shown.
Notes are saved with you account but can also be exported as plain text, MS Word, PDF, Google Doc, or Evernote.