This video offers first-time filmmakers guidance on how to turn their story into a script and storyboard. The video explores the basic structure of a script and storyboard. The video also covers the importance of understanding all of the creative decisions as story-telling decisions. This video series was produced for young people producing short films with Balik Arts. The videos are accompanied by face-to-face mentoring session with Independent Film Trust CEO, Charlotte Knowles
Character development: in order to write your script, you need to develop your characters. Take a look at these links for some helpful advice on developing characters: https://www.masterclass.com/articles/writing-tips-for-character-development#why-is-character-development-important https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZWmT0TiAUog
Storyboarding doesn’t need to be complicated. For some more information on how to turn your script into a storyboard, check out these links: https://www.masterclass.com/articles/how-to-make-a-storyboard-for-a-film https://www.vyond.com/resources/what-is-a-storyboard-and-why-do-you-need-one/#:~:text=A%20storyboard%20is%20a%20graphic,the%20script%20during%20that%20shot.
In order to storyboard, you also need to know what different shots mean. To brush up on your shot sizes, angles and movements, check out these links: https://www.studiobinder.com/blog/types-of-camera-shots-sizes-in-film/ https://www.studiobinder.com/blog/ultimate-guide-to-camera-shots/