These exercises will parallel the tutorials at
Atomic Learning ....
1. Opening a new storyboard
Note on the left side of the screen there are five
options: List View, Print View, Worksheet, Options,
In the Movie Name field type a name. In the
Produced by fields, type producers' names.
To get started, click on List View.
2. List view options
Notice that at the bottom of the screen is a
At the top of the screen, select the type of media
this shot will be.
Click in the Clip Title field and add a name for
Next, click in the Description field to add a
description of the clip.
To the right are Film Tip and Edit Tip fields to
which you can write notes regarding shot specifics.
There is also a Clip Length field. Here you
should add the approximate length of each clip.
The upper field will give a running total of all
your clips so you will know how long your video will be, roughly.
3. Adding a new shot to a storyboard
When you are ready to add another shot, simply click
on the New Shot button.
To Spell Check your entire storyboard, click on the
Spell Check icon at the top.
To Spell Check only an individual shot, click on the
Spell Check icon for that shot.
4. Inserting a new shot
To insert a new shot between existing shots, click
on the Insert Shot icon.
You will be prompted whether to insert the new shot
above or below the current shot. Give it a whirl.
Note that the shot Order Number boxes are
5. Reordering shots in a storyboard
To reorder shots, click in the Order Number fields
and type in the desired new numbers.
Then, click the Sort icon. Voila!
6. Deleting a shot in a storyboard
Simply click on the Delete icon for a particular
After deleting a clip, you can click on the Renumber
button at any time to renumber the clips.
7. Viewing video tips within Storyboard Pro
To view tips at various levels (basic, advanced,
custom), simply click on the Tips icon.
You can make your choices by clicking on Choose (see
icon below). The descriptions will appear in the List View
clips description areas--very handy!
8. Clearing and changing links in Storyboard Pro
Select another choice to replace the original.
Select Clear Choice to clear the description field.
9. Printing a storyboard
Choose Print View from the bottom menu to see
options. You may print storyboards with our without
tips. Click Preview beneath each option to make your
decision. Click on List View at the bottom of the page to go
back to the List View screen.
10. Printing storyboard worksheets
To print a blank storyboard worksheet, you can click
on "3 Worksheet" on the Main Menu, or, click on Worksheet
at the bottom of the page in List View.
There are two
options: 4 shots per page, or 6 shots per page. You
can preview both.
11. Selecting video tip level settings
To change Tip levels, go to the Main Menu and click
Select Change Topic Level.
Click on the lock icon to unlock the settings.
Toggle to lock/unlock.
Make any changes and click on the lock again.
12. Customizing video tip settings
You can customize the Tip settings by going through
the above process and clicking on Edit Custom.
Click on a Main topic to see Subtopics. Put an
X in any box you choose.
Click Done when you are finished.
Again, click on the Lock icon to hold your settings.