It is a fact that very most individuals are not able to visualise a scene for a film, TELEVISION commercial, training video, sales video, or any other kind of visual production simply from reading the script or a text. A good storyboard artists collaborate with other artist to get more ideas and improve his/her work as well.

Present those very same people with a photo or picture of some sort and they will understand the idea immediately. The old expression is that “a picture tells a thousand words” and for many people that holds true. Attempt, for instance to describe the charm of a Red Admiral butterfly to someone in words without showing them a photograph. Unless your name is actually Charles Dickens, William Shakespeare, or Colleen McCullough, you might find it really difficult attempting to get over to them exactly what it appears like. In truth, you may have a tough time attempting to visualise it for yourself as you attempt to explain it.

However, present those very same people with a picture or a painting of a Red Admiral and they will get the message quickly.

The Same With A Film Script

It is exactly the very same with a movie script or a book that you wish to become a film. It can be really hard to explain to somebody how excellent your TVC or video is going to be when you only have words to describe it. In lots of instances, they literally can’t “see” it.

Exactly what you need is a way of producing an image revealing your idea in a way where it can quickly be understood by the individual or individuals to whom you are displaying it.

Enter the freelance storyboard artist. A storyboard artist is somebody who has the ability to visualise the concept of a script or other piece of text and turn it into an image or series of images so that it can quickly be understood. To puts it simply, he (or she) can see an image in his mind’s eye and then draw it so that anybody can comprehend what is going on in a scene.

An Additional Step

Some people believe that having actually a storyboard created prior to beginning production of a movie or TVC is simply an additional action which includes higher cost to the general budget plan and actually isn’t a requirement. Nevertheless, this is far from the reality. Certainly, using a freelance storyboard artist includes a little extra cost, however the time and cost savings later can far exceed this.

Your storyboard will show each shot of the film or video in the proper order and will have notes mentioning exactly what is going on in the shot and explaining any script that is being utilized in the scene. This makes it extremely simple to explain to your potential customer, your group, or undoubtedly anyone else, how the video will proceed and exactly what it is all about. The majority of stakeholders find it really difficult to visualise something from a script, but your storyboard reveals them exactly how the video will play out.

It Will Help Considerably When It Comes To Production

Your storyboard will also assist substantially when it comes to production. In effect you have actually produced a plan for shooting your film or video that includes all the various shots, the order where they happen, and how the script will interact with them. It allows you to prepare your protection– the various cam angles that you will use– and it likewise makes sure that you don’t accidentally leave any scenes out and need to go back to film them later on: that of itself could save a significant amount of money if you are recording on location. It will likewise save you time invested in modifications later on if you don’t have a storyboard and something does not rather work out the method that you prepared.

Some individuals will inform you that you can create a storyboard on your own, however it is a lot much easier stated than done, specifically if you are not excellent at drawing. It’s true that you don’t need to be a Picasso given that a bad illustration is much better than no illustration, but however you need to illustrate each shot as precisely as possible. You likewise need to include the script underneath each drawing with notes about exactly what is going on in that certain shot.

Numerous individuals simply do not have the skills to create their own storyboard, so it is far much better to utilize the services of a freelance storyboard artist such as Dean Mortensen who can visualise exactly what it is that you wish to say and after that draw the shots precisely for you.

Making Storyboards For 30 Years

Dean Mortensen has been an art director of an ad agency for 30 years, and has been producing storyboards for all 30 of them. He has actually now left the marketing business and is working full time as a freelance storyboard artist. He has the unique capability to take a look at your script or text and after that produce a storyboard showing each shot precisely as it must look, together with the accompanying notes and script. What’s more, because he has actually been developing storyboards for many years he can produce them really rapidly when there are time restraints.

Dean has actually produced storyboards for the major companies such as Revlon, Y & R Group, Avis, Foxtel, Cuddly, Emirates, NSW Transport Maritime, Colgate, Tabcorp,, BWM, and much more. He has operated in many markets including alcohol, FMCG, tourism, telecoms, retail services, entertainment, automobile, and sport, amongst lots of others. He has also won distinguished awards including Gold & Bronze Cannes Lions, London International, D & ADVERTISEMENT, One Show, and New York Festivals.

Dean is readily setup to handle local work, and international projects with ease. Thanks duly to Dropbox and the web, he is able to work remotely and deliver his same standard of quality and accuracy, as if he were just in the next cubicle in the next room.

Dean’s storyboards can be produced in various designs such as fast line standard, graphic pencil, line and a splash of colour, or exactly what he calls line and the entire caboodle.

So now you understand why you must have a storyboard developed and why you ought to use a freelance storyboard artist in order to acquire the best outcomes. You can get in touch with Dean at +61-432564690 or email him at