Storyboarding is an essential part of storytelling. Even if you’re not going to create a movie or an animation around your story, storyboarding can instantly clarify not only what you’re going to say but also how you’re going to say it. Toon Boom is a company that develops animation software, but their Storyboard range of products is a lot more than the intro to an animation story.
And now, with Storyboard Pro 3D, Toon Boom has added the ability to add and manipulate 3D objects in your storyboard. It’s essentially a new dimension that is added to traditional storyboarding. Adding the ability to import 3D CGI objects lets you work artistically while streamlining your workflow. It also opens up Storyboard’s market to Directors and Producers, Game Designers, and Communication Specialists. On the other hand, if you’re using a storyboard to explain a textual story, the 3D addition may well be overkill, especially as the new Storyboard costs around 1,000.00 Euros.
Still, Toon Boom sees the following key benefits:
- Faster turnaround
- Reduced costs
- Professional animated storyboards
- Efficient visualization of your ideas
And the following production types:
- 2D Animation
- 3D Animation
- Live Action
- Mixed Media