sto·​ry·​board | \ ˈstȯr-ē-ˌbȯrd How to pronounce storyboard (audio) \

Definition of storyboard

: a panel or series of panels on which a set of sketches is arranged depicting consecutively the important changes of scene and action in a series of shots (as for a film, television show, or commercial)

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storyboard transitive verb

Examples of storyboard in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web There was no shot list or storyboard or even breakdown of what happens when. Ross Scarano, Billboard, 28 June 2022 Miller recruited co-writer Eric Blakeney, comic book artist Brendan McCarthy and illustrator Peter Pound as collaborators, and the brain trust got to work immediately, creating a 3,500-panel storyboard in place of a traditional screenplay. Washington Post, 22 Feb. 2022 Photojournalist Mykal McEldowney, who led the project, drafted a storyboard that wove together key themes and addressed the most pressing questions about the tournament. Jenna Watson, The Indianapolis Star, 25 Mar. 2021 Buffs are also being given away, as well as coloring books and a field journal that tie into the storyboard. Beth Bragg, Anchorage Daily News, 4 Mar. 2021 That is code for the director gets canned, which is why the more time spent on the storyboard (not on the set) is the least expensive and the most valuable. Neil Senturia, San Diego Union-Tribune, 16 Nov. 2020 When developing the series, Disney opted for Willis to view the episodes as they were animated instead of writing the music based on a storyboard. Kathleen Christiansen,, 14 Sep. 2020 Here are Morales’ steps: First, have your child plot out their tale with a storyboard in a notebook or on a sheet of paper. René A. Guzman,, 11 May 2020 The most tantalizing content comes from a series of storyboards and renders, some more complete than others. Sam Machkovech, Ars Technica, 2 Mar. 2020 See More

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First Known Use of storyboard

1942, in the meaning defined above

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“Storyboard.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 9 Aug. 2022.

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