Creating a Storyboard from a Screenplay PDF File

Setting Up the Storyboard:

1. In the left-side menu, navigate to the Dashboard.
2. Select the fourth option (Upload a screenplay PDF file and let our AI extract the scenes and generate shotlist).
3. In the drawer, provide the storyboard title, define the aspect ratio, video duration, video type, video style, and language from the drop-down lists.
4. Enter the project brief.
5. To upload your file, click Upload PDF.
6. Select the file and click Open.
7. Note that the maximum size allowed is 5MB and only PDFs in motion picture screenplay format are accepted. Uploading a file not in this format will result in a failure.
8. Click Submit to create the new storyboard.
9. If the upload is successful, you will be taken to the Concept tab.
10. Our AI will extract the scenes and will generate a shotlist from the file.

Updating the Scenes and Shots:

1. You can update the concept and script as desired.
2. To add a shot, enter the title and description in the blank textbox.
3. Then click the + button at the end of the row.
4. To add another scene, click the + button at the middle of the page.
5. Enter the scene title in the modal and click Create.
6. Repeat the process to create shots under the new scene.
7. To edit a scene or shot title/description, click on them and make the changes.
8. Rearrange scenes by dragging them to desired positions.
9. Similarly, rearrange shots within scenes or to other scenes.
10. To delete a scene or shot, click the corresponding trash bin icon and confirm with Delete.

Editing the Shot Details:

1. To modify the shot details, click the edit icon.
2. You will be directed to the edit scene view.
3. In the Details tab, update the fields as desired.
4. Click Save to apply the changes.
5. Use these navigation buttons to proceed to other shots.
6. Add new scenes directly from the edit scene view.
7. You can rearrange a shot by selecting the desired position in the drop-down lists.

Once you are satisfied with the concept and script, return to the Concept tab, and click Next Step: Images, to proceed with generating the images.