Where Your Story Begins

Storyboard software that combines drawing and animation tools with camera controls. Develop the story with total artistic control.

Master Time

Master Time

  • Spend time on story, not process
  • Work in one environment
  • Eliminate the need to switch between programs
Produce More

Produce More

  • Combine images, animation, scripts and sound
  • Play back in real-time
  • Output to Harmony or industry standard movie and file formats
Rely On It

Rely On It

  • Winner of Primetime Emmy Engineering and Ub Iwerks awards
  • Trusted tool for visual story development
  • Used by major studios worldwide

Visual Storytelling

Storyboard Pro gives you everything you need to storyboard your episodic, advertising, film, explainer videos and other creative projects.

  • TV

    TV

    Storyboard software to help
    you visualize the story early

  • Film

    Film

    Storyboard software to ensure you
    get the story right from the start

  • Games

    Games

    Storyboard software for planning
    2D animation and game asset creation

Storyboard Pro Features

  • Story Flow

    Story Flow

    Go from script to storyboard in one seamless framework that allows you to visually organize the story as it unfolds - with precise timing. Reorder panels, shots and scenes by clicking and dragging. Add comments, record audio notes and make changes on the fly.

  • Drawing & Sketching Tools

    Drawing & Sketching Tools

    Draw in any style using bitmap and vector drawing tools with access to multiple brushes and textures. Rotating canvas provides a better drawing experience. Onion skinning gives context of previous and next panels. Use text tool for titling.

  • Built-in Camera

    Built-in Camera

    Create movement with the built-in 3D camera with thru-the-lens view. Set start and end positions across panels to add camera moves that pan, zoom and roll in 2D or 3D space. Easily see camera safe areas (4:3 and widescreen).

  • Add 3D

    Add 3D

    Import 3D models from FBX, Alembic, Collada, OBJ, 3DS. Mix 2D and 3D in a 3D space where assets interact the way you expect. Position layers and 3D models anywhere you want. Animate layers and add movement with a 3D camera.

  • Animatics

    Animatics

    Time your panels. Add motion per layer and create impressive camera moves across panels. Add unlimited soundtracks, cut sound, reposition, and edit volume keyframes. Create real-time transitions. All with smooth playback.

  • Pipeline Integration

    Pipeline Integration

    Import scripts from Final Draft and standard image, vector and audio formats. Export layered panels to Photoshop, storyboards to PDF, still images and movies. Export animatics or send to Avid, Premiere and Final Cut Pro via AAF, EDL and XML. Export projects to Harmony for 2D animation production or FBX for 3D. Support for Flix.

  • Collaborate

    Collaborate

    Pitch your story to a group using Pitch Mode. Collaborate on a team by splitting your project for different team members, and merging the changes back into a master project.

  • Natural to Use

    Natural to Use

    Get productive right away. The artist-friendly tools and intuitive layout immediately make sense and invite you to begin drawing. Brushes and other drawing tools are highly responsive and never slow your creativity down.

  • High Quality Visuals

    High Quality Visuals

    Make memorable pitches. Your storyboards look super crisp with built-in support for Retina and other high pixel density displays. Playback speed is super smooth so the focus is always on your good work.

For Storytellers Like You

Whatever your role, Storyboard Pro lets you communicate the story
effectively so that others on your team instantly understand.

  • Storyboard Artist

    Storyboard Artist

    Built in drawing and animation tools give you total flexibility for drawing, revising and reordering your scenes. With no need to switch programs, animated or live boards can be done better and faster.

  • Creative Director & Motion Graphic Designer

    Creative Director & Motion Graphic Designer

    Visualize, organize and pitch your creative brief. Add in reference art, camera angles and block out basic animation to get early feedback from team members and clients.

  • Game Designer

    Game Designer

    Plan out your cinematics with the attention to story detail that will really showcase your games. Communicate the look and feel of individual game characters, props and levels to your game artists and developers.

  • Producer

    Producer

    Storyboard Pro is the ultimate pitch tool, presenting your projects in a compelling visual way that resonates with investors and other collaborators. Share storyboards digitally for quick comment, revision and approval.

  • Director

    Director

    Communicate your vision to the team without having to draw complex boards. Sketch out ideas, add location photography, or use built-in templates of characters and props to get everyone on board early.

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From major animation companies to small studios, our customers use our animation software to produce movies,
TV shows, games, explainer videos and advertisements.