Layering pre-rendered characters and props with stylized locations, as well as with the user's own photos, a filmmaker/producer can create shots to represent their set-up ideas in minutes
Los Gatos, CA (PRWEB) February 3, 2009
PowerProduction Software announces the release of StoryBoard Quick 6, with new artwork and new storyboarding shortcuts. With each release, StoryBoard Quick enhances features that make visually planning media projects easier and faster. Providing a streamlined user experience, easy creative control and integration of preproduction tasks like importing formatted script text and exporting finished boards to Flash, StoryBoard Quick 6 leverages the power of the latest operating systems to further speed creative visual composition and offers faster, more flexible ways to deliver the finished boards.
"StoryBoard Quick 6 is about the ability to create storyboards quickly and stylishly, with easy integration of storyboards into the filmmaking pipeline," said Jeff Walsh, Vice President of Product Management at PowerProduction Software. "This version offers new and more artwork, simplicity and speed to every task. By streamlining the digital workflow for the professionals, and enabling beginning videographers to plan projects, StoryBoard Quick 6 brings new vitality to the essential process of storyboarding for pre-production."
From quick start-up performance to deeper integration with screenwriting applications such as Final Draft, Montage, Storyist, etc. and batched image imports, StoryBoard Quick 6 offers enhanced productivity to filmmakers who are looking for a starting point to the digital workflow.
For creatives who are time and money conscious, StoryBoard Quick is perfect for pre-production planning for successful projects. StoryBoard Quick 6 lets you compose your shots using the ready-made art as well as enabling the layering and compositing of integrated artwork with imported photos.
"Layering pre-rendered characters and props with stylized locations, as well as with the user's own photos, a filmmaker/producer can create shots to represent their set-up ideas in minutes," says Walsh. "And the new script-dominated print format makes quick work of professional delivery of script and boards for writers."
Other new features include import from scheduling and breakdown programs such as Gorilla Film Production Software (Budgeting and Scheduling) as well as scheduling from Entertainment Partners. These features and more are available in the stand-alone applications for both Windows (32 and 64-bit compatible) and Macintosh. Estimated street price for PowerProduction's StoryBoard Quick 6 is U.S. $299.99. Upgrade pricing is available. For more detailed information about features, upgrade policies and pricing, please visit: http://www.storyboardquick.com.
About PowerProduction Software:
Founded in 1993, PowerProduction Software develops preproduction software for media directors, writers, producers, filmmakers which enhances the process of digital filmmaking. All software available on both Macintosh and Windows platforms. PowerProduction Software is located in Los Gatos, CA.