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Storyboard Motion Graphic , Storyboard sequential illustrations provide a rough idea of the video format, which is the second step after writing the script in the video animation production process, there are many production companies that spend a lot of time drawing their own storyboard, so that they are able to easily turn their storyboard into a final video animation. Most storyboards start with a rough and preliminary, there are a large number of designs and finishes drawn before the final storyboard is finalized. In this article you will learn how to create a storyboard

Storyboard motion graphic

It is a creative scheme that displays and highlights the features and details of the work from the different scenes, the outline of the drawings, the images and the locations of the characters in addition to the various work shots. Animation video design service includes:

Writing an animated text or a 10-second video script.

Storyboard design that turns words into graphics that illustrate a video.

Animate animations and add creative effects.

Steps to design a storyboard motion graphic video

After the viral spread  of video content creation in the recent period, it has become one of the most important tools that help spread the idea and its ease of understanding and circulation on a large scale, and the importance of video has increased in marketing and reliance on it to reach new customer segments, the animation video was in the lead because it is a creative video that simplifies the message, and is fun for the viewer, achieves the results of the marketing plan and enhances the company’s profits. The following are the steps to design a motion graphic video:

1- The idea:

Why are you designing the video, what is the main purpose of using it, and what is the target customer segment? Just as we are keen on the creative side, we also focus on the business objective of creating a competitive video idea.

2- The scenario:

The duration of the video is usually not more than 60 seconds, and here comes the important role of writing the script to be able to include all the required information and guide the people to the main goal of the video while maintaining the narrative or feeling bored.

3- Storyboard:

It may be the most important step in the video industry, from organizing ideas through a brainstorming session to reach the best drawing method, composition and colors that reflect the commercial identity and achieve the goal of the video.

4- Drawing:

The stage of converting the concept into actual drawings, in which the framework of the style is approved by the client, and also each group that is drawn later is approved so that the video matches the ambition and perception of the client, and finally the complete drawing file is approved in preparation for the start of the animation stage.

5- Animation:

Relying on a team of professional animators who have the ability to translate and integrate all of the above so that the final video is enjoyable for the viewer, as each drawn frame is animated and put together on the voiceover, adding sound effects and music to give the magic mix to the video.

What the storyboard motion graphic service offers to clients

We all understand that the storyboard only presents the general idea of the video and is not a substitute for the directorial visualization. The storyboard provides detailed descriptions of shooting angles, camera position and angle, far or near, roughly rendering of the scene, character locations and more, be very careful what you add to the storyboard as the end result depends on what you have drawn and illustrated in it.

Start with pencil and paper Most professional animation works start with pencil and paper, or start with a large white board on which animators or designers spread their ideas and concepts. It simply takes time and creative imagination to create something as simple as characters, main characters, subs, etc.

How to apply a storyboard to a whiteboard

Start by applying your storyboard to computer animation software so it looks professional, but first drafts should always be created with a pen and paper or on a whiteboard You can label each box in your storyboard and then write a dialog or specific notes for each box detailing the scene and how make the transformation later.

Create scenes and shots, you will divide the story board into squares, each square contains a specific shot or scene, and then you will visualize the movement and color in each scene, you can figure out who is the main character or the most important scene through the scenario, then you can make it the center interest

The importance of focusing on a specific scene

Keep in mind that your video is not the same as a comic, which means that a viewer’s attention can be limited to just one scene and the scene you’re focusing on like the main character scene or your company logo scene, while a comic reader can look at the entire scene, focusing on all points, and the scenes before him tell the story in detail; So you need to create a storyboard to show the element or elements that you need to focus on

Consider the focus of your viewers when creating your storyboard; Because things out of focus may be forgotten or the viewer may not notice them. This is the reason why many viewers claim that the signs/logos in TV shows are extremely harmful to watch; This is because logos steal the focus of your presentation

Create a snapshot of your scene

When you draw your scene, you give a rough idea of the type of shot you want, but you need to remember that perspective is subjective, especially when you’re dealing with animation, as well as moving subjects or moving camera, you can comment at the bottom of the storyboard scene if it’s This is a medium shot, or a wide shot, or maybe a trail shot coming from the left, etc. to show your personal perspective on the scene

The importance of understanding the content of a storyboard

This may sound like silly and obvious advice, but you’d be surprised how many storyboard creators create their storyboards, then watch it days or weeks later and not remember exactly what each square or scene means, and can’t remember if the arrow in the image is the direction of the wind or the direction of Camera or direction of motion, so you should always take notes to help you remember storyboard details.

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