How storyboarding helps create visual content

As storytelling forms become more complex and include text, photos, videos and graphics, the movie industry’s process of storyboarding can help organize those elements in a more visual and structured way. “Storyboards can be used in the planning process to isolate the most important steps and then visualize them, creating a map to refer to later on in the process,” writes Yael Grauer. It can also help writers “to determine which visual elements could accompany a story: a slideshow, a series of photos, an illustration, an infographic or even animation.”

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