University of Technology Sydney

54419 Storyboard Development

Requisite(s): (82120 Animation Studio: Foundations in Animation Language OR 54403 Studio: Foundations in Animation Language) AND (54409 Context: Introduction to Hybrid Animation OR 82221 Context: Introduction to 3D and 2D Hybrid Animation)
These requisites may not apply to students in certain courses.
There are course requisites for this subject. See access conditions.
Anti-requisite(s): 54416 Storyboard Development AND 88408 Animation Story Development


In this subject, students learn the principles of how to approach and develop a storyboard for animated film and television and the specific creative and technical responsibilities required, relevant to industry practice.

Working from a supplied script, topics covered include cinema language, use of camera, continuity, composition, and storytelling. Students visualise a script using storyboard techniques and experiment with ways to communicate ideas through sequential narrative, resulting in a high-level pre-production storyboard and animatic with sound.

Typical availability

Autumn session, City campus,
Spring session, City campus

The subject is usually offered in these sessions. To confirm availability check the UTS Timetable Planner.

Detailed subject description.

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