Filmmaking Basics/Thumbnail Storyboard/Storyboard Frames

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



Library of Storyboard Frames[edit | edit source]

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[edit | edit source]

#1001
SBTDSChooseTSB1a.jpg
The Young Person with the Old Person behind and the Poster
#1002
SBTDSChooseTSB1f.jpg
The Old Person with the Young Person behind and the Poster.
#1003
SBTDSChooseTSB1f3.jpg
The Young Person turns to face the Older Person.
#1004
SBTDSChooseTSB1f2.jpg
The Young Person talks to the Older Person.
#1005
SBTDSChooseTSB1d.jpg
Just the Young Person and the Old Person.
#1006
SBTDSChooseTSB1da.jpg
The Young Person talks as they both look straight ahead.
#1007
SBTDSChooseTSB3a.jpg
The Young Person turns and talks to the Old Person.
#1008
SBTDSChooseTSB5a.jpg
The Young Person turns and talks to the Old Person who is looking at the Young Person.
#1009
SBTDSChooseTSB4a.jpg
The Old Person talks to the Young Person.
#1010
Reptsb5r.jpg
The Young Person talks (telephoto).
#1011
SBTDSChooseTSB5b.jpg
The Old Person turns to the Young Person.
#1012a
REPtsb4ar.jpg
The Old Person thinks and...
#1012b
REPtsb4r.jpg
then replies (wide-angle shot).
#1013a
SBTDSChooseTSB5bra.jpg
The Old Person thinks and...
#1013b
SBTDSChooseTSB4b.jpg
then replies (telephoto shot).
#1014a
REPtsb9ar.jpg
The Old Person thinks and...
#1014a
REPtsb9r.jpg
then replies (over-the-shoulder shot).
#1015
SBTDSChooseTSB1e.jpg
Just the Young Person.
#1016
SBTDSChooseTSB5c.jpg
The Young Person talks.
#1017
Reptsb10.jpg
The Young Person thinks.
#1018
Reptsb11Right.jpg
The Young Person turns and talks to the Old Person.
#1019
REPtsb12left.jpg
The Old Person smiles.
#1020
REPtsb12lefttalk.jpg
The Old Person talks.
#1021
SBTDSChooseTSB1b.jpg
A close up of the Poster


Thumbnail storyboard frames outside the line[edit | edit source]

#2001
SBTDSChooseTSB1c.jpg
A close up of the Poster from beyond the Young Person and the Old Person.
#2002
SBTDSbacktwoposter.jpg
A shot of the Poster from far beyond the Young Person and the Old Person.
#2003
REPtsb2.jpg
A shot of the Poster from far beyond the Young Person.
#2004
Reptsb3.jpg
The Young Person turns to the Old Person (Wide Angle - Over the Shoulder).
#2005
Reptsb5.jpg
The Young Person turns to the Old Person (telephoto - Over the Shoulder).

· #2006 → Reptsb10.jpg → The Young Person thinks.

· #2007 → Reptsb11Left.jpg → The Young Person talks.

· #2008 → Reptsb8.jpg → The Young Person talks.

· #2009 → Reptsb5.jpg → The Young Person talks (telephoto).

· #2010 → REPtsb4a.jpgREPtsb4.jpg → A wide angle shot which is why the Old Person in the Distance looks distorted.

· #2011 → SBTDSChooseTSB5brar.jpgSBTDSChooseTSB4br.jpg → The Old Person thinks and replies (telephoto shot).

· #2012 → REPtsb9a.jpgREPtsb9.jpg → The Old Person thinks and then replies (over-the-shoulder shot).

· #2013 → Reptsb6.jpgReptsb7.jpg The Old Person thinks and then talks to the Young Person.

· #2014 → REPtsb12right.jpg → The Old Person Smiles.

· #2015 → REPtsb12righttalk.jpg → The Old Person talks to the Young Person (telephoto shot)

· #2016 → SBTDSChooseTSB4ar.jpg → The Old Person has turn to the Young Person and is talking.

· #2017 → SBTDSChooseTSB5ar.jpg → The Old Person has turn to the Young Person and the Young Person is talking.

Ending Shots[edit | edit source]

· #8001 → REPtsb1.jpg → A distant shot of the whole scene.

· #8002 → Reptsb14A.jpg → Ending Shot of the Young Person and the Old Person walking.

· #8003 → Reptsb14b.jpg → Ending Shot of the Young Person and the Old Person walking and then composited into the Matte Painting.

Ambiguous[edit | edit source]

· #0001 → Reptsb11.jpg → The Young Person is looking directly into the camera.

· #0002 → Reptsb12.jpg → The Old Person is looking directly into the camera.


A Blank Frame[edit | edit source]

· #9001 → Blanktsb.jpg → A blank thumbnail storyboard frame.

· #9002 → SBTDSblack.jpg → A black thumbnail storyboard frame.



#1001
SBTDSChooseTSB1a.jpg
#1002
SBTDSChooseTSB1f.jpg
#1003
SBTDSChooseTSB1f3.jpg
#1004
SBTDSChooseTSB1f2.jpg
#1005
SBTDSChooseTSB1d.jpg
#1006
SBTDSChooseTSB1da.jpg
#1007
SBTDSChooseTSB3a.jpg
#1008
SBTDSChooseTSB5a.jpg
#1009
SBTDSChooseTSB4a.jpg
#1010
Reptsb5r.jpg
#1011
SBTDSChooseTSB5b.jpg
#1012a
REPtsb4ar.jpg
#1012b
REPtsb4r.jpg
#1013a
SBTDSChooseTSB5bra.jpg
#1013b
SBTDSChooseTSB4b.jpg
#1014a
REPtsb9ar.jpg
#1014a
REPtsb9r.jpg
#1015
SBTDSChooseTSB1e.jpg
#1016
SBTDSChooseTSB5c.jpg
#1017
Reptsb10.jpg
#1018
Reptsb11Right.jpg
#1019
REPtsb12left.jpg
#1020
REPtsb12lefttalk.jpg
#1021
SBTDSChooseTSB1b.jpg


Reference materials[edit | edit source]

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.
  • The floor plan for the movie set. This will help you plan your shots.


(aka All Storyboard Frames)