Creating a Storyboard

Even simple DVD titles with only a few menus can benefit from the time you spend in the planning stages.Storyboarding includes planning the interaction between the menus, tracks, slideshows, and stories. It helps you visualize what the viewing experience will be and ensures that there are minimal surprises during the authoring process.

You’ll find that storyboarding can give you the overarching view of your project needed to plan fairly complex interactivity.

Figure. Shows items in a project, such as first play and the menus, along with their connections.

Storyboarding helps you to sort out a variety of navigational issues:

These and many other decisions need to be made. Drawing them out as a storyboard before starting the project can help eliminate errors or delays while waiting for a decision to be made.