Plot Devices Storyboard Workbook

The Plot Devices Storyboard Workbook is a departure away from all of the software and app-based storyboard programs that so many people are now using.

Maybe I’m just old, but I actually like having physical shot lists, scripts, and storyboards. I find that if they are app-based I forgot that I have them. I’m personally much more likely to carry around and use a physical version of something.

So what can you sketch, draw and write in the Storyboard Workbook?

Boards

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Sketch your ideas on the fly, plan elaborate action sequences. In any case, make sense of your stick figures with the following fields on every storyboard:

  • Shot Number
  • Camera Support
  • Description/Scene Action
  • VFX

Setups

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Make a plan for how to execute your vision on the day of your shoot by planning your setups at each of your locations ahead of time, with fields for the following:

  • Floor Plan
  • Shot List
  • Gear
  • Boards
  • Notes

References

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Stuck planning an elaborate action sequence? Not sure how to light your subject? Have no fear, we’ve included handy reference materials on the inside covers including:

  • Shot Type
  • Shot Size
  • Camera Angles
  • Camera Moves
  • Three-Point Lighting
  • Key Lighting Styles

Notebook Specifications

  • Height: 10 in
  • Width: 7 in
  • Boards: 468
  • Setups: 26

Price

Each Storyboard Workbook is $24.99 USD. There is no sugar coating it, this is expensive when you compare it to a lot of similar apps, but if you are working on larger sized projects, this may be a suitable alternative. It’s also nice to have a physical memento of your project once it has been completed.

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