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About Captions

Learn how to use captions, such as dialogue and production notes, in your Storyboard Pro project.

About the Author

Shabana Ali

Shabana Ali

Multimedia Artist

Montreal, Canada

Toon Boom Animation

Video Transcript

About Captions.

So storyboard is not just comprised of images, but also of components of your script including things like dialogue and action notes. In Storyboard Pro, you would enter these script elements into the area that we call Caption Fields in the Panel View. So were you to import a script into Storyboard Pro and break down the text into different captions such as Dialog, Action Notes, etc, you could use the breakdown of the script information to structure your panel Scenes, Sequences, and Acts in your project. So if you'd like to create a Storyboard Pro scene from a script, I would refer you to the video How To Create A Project From A Final Draft Script. And although captioning mostly occurs in the Panel View, it can also occur in the Storyboard View, which does not change its information based on the panel that selects it, unlike the Panel View which does.