Storyboard for a pitch.
Concept: Daniel Cloud Campos
Storyboards for Toyota ECB idents.
Film director: Bugsy
Production house: Good Egg
Client: England and Wales Cricket Board
Agency: Saatchi & Saatchi
These boards are 100% digital, drawn on the computer using Wacom. Compare with drawings on paper, the old school way.
If you want to view this storyboard on iPad, here is the link.
Final edit of the film.
The roughs for the two films show my usual storyboarding process – a very simple one: drafting the whole camera angles and compositions in very tiny frames, on the fly, during live discussion with the director or over the phone – these where done over the phone and the help of very precise visual and written notes, so you’ll notice very little difference with the final boards.
In this case a double page holds an overview of each 30 seconds film but there are instances where you would need an entire sketchbook for a single story.
Designed with LUON to present in a light-hearted way the Natuurpunt‘ Sumatran rainforest preservation project, one of eight charitable projects funded by Ello Mobile users. Each project is illustrated by a small animation featuring a family of characters.
The final animation:
Another one from the same series.
Since 1999, I draw storyboards and concept illustrations for feature films, advertising commercials, TV shows, animation, events, spectacles historical films and documentaries.
Here you can view some of these different storyboards styles in a single pdf document. If you are looking for a storyboard artist able to work in different styles, check these to see how it might suit your project.
Storyboards can usually be delivered in a rapid turnaround time, either in digital form or hand-drawn on paper, or both.
More illustration and concept art works at alternatyves outc.
Shooting storyboards for a TV commercial directed by Marc R. Wilkins.
Client: M6 Mobile.
These were typically drawn very fast, over the course of two days.
Film location: The first TVC, “Musique” was shot in an apartment and the second film “Réseaux sociaux” at Verschueren Café in Saint-Gilles, both in Brussels.
Welcome to this new site showcasing cinematic pre production works.
Film Storyboards provides production design and visual storytelling services for films, animation and cross media projects. I draw visuals for feature films, animation, advertising, games, live shows, theme parks, music videos, events, theatre and museums.
I like sequential illustration. Storyboarding represents a considerable part of my experience as an illustrator. I started out working as a commercial storyboard artist in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam in 1999.
From Saigon, I drew storyboards for Southeast Asia’s fast growing advertising and film scenes for the next two years. Then, moving on, continued working as a freelancer for clients in Europe and globally.
Today, storyboarding amounts to about 1/3 of my practice, alongside illustration and art direction.
Currently based in Brussels, I travel to draw on location or work from my studio. Helping production houses, advertising agencies, animation companies and award-winning directors visualise, present and pitch their projects.
For example, a shooting storyboards can be helpful for a production to estimate the budget for special effects, or help the crew prepare and communicate complex action scenes. But I am also involved in script development, conceptual illustrations and set design.
This site will host my portfolio, colour and black and white storyboards samples along with some notes about the works, preparatory drawings, roughs sketches etc.
In time, it will also provide with storyboard templates, articles and resources about storyboarding. If you are looking for a layout template for a specific film format that you don’t see on that page, you will more likely find it on the templates shop.
This site is an ongoing project, wedding the forgotten art of old school storyboarding with contemporary digital illustration. Watch this space if you love storytelling for film, multimedia and concept art.
For work related matters, you can contact me by emailing to yves//at//film-storyboards.com. But when you are in a hurry, talking is always best. For visual emergencies, please dial +32 475 418 427.
You can also follow @filmstoryboards on Twitter, a feed about sharing storytelling, production design and filmmaking related links. Story artists, film directors and productions are welcome to send news and work updates.
Thank you again for visiting.