The Boords Blog

We're sharing practical lessons, insights and tips on working in the creative industry
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Announcing the Boords Script Editor!
Editing a storyboard script used to mean copying and pasting individual script lines into each frame. Not any more, my friend...
James Chambers
James Chambers
Boords Founder
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Understanding 16 types of camera shots and angles (with GIFs!)
Do you sometimes feel like your vision for a film is lost in translation? It can be a frustrating experience, but one that can be avoided (or at least minimised) by understanding and implementing some storyboarding fundamentals.
Karen Mc Guinness
Karen Mc Guinness
Customer Success Specialist
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How to storyboard – the basics
Discover the fundamentals of the storyboarding process, and learn about some tips and tricks you can use in your own work.
James Chambers
James Chambers
Boords Founder
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9 strategies for dealing with tight-turnaround projects
A collection of techniques for dealing with short-term projects
James Chambers
James Chambers
Boords Founder
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Wall-ready storyboards
Export your storyboards in portrait format, and preview your changes live
James Chambers
James Chambers
Boords Founder
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Growing a studio, the hard way
Lessons learned growing Animade, and the process we use to run and grow the company today
James Chambers
James Chambers
Boords Founder
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See storyboards made by the Boords community in our new Gallery
We've just launched a brand new Gallery, our new home for creations by the Boords community.
James Chambers
James Chambers
Boords Founder
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The Seven Steps of Animation Production
A handy step-by-step guide to the animation production process
Amy Egan
Amy Egan
Head of Marketing at Animade
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Announcing our brand new Frame Editor
We've launched our new frame editor! It's jam packed with new features and improvements
Tom Judd
Tom Judd
Co-founder
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Drag and drop your storyboards and projects
Re-order your projects and storyboards within your dashboard
James Chambers
James Chambers
Boords Founder
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Custom filenames for your frames
Boords now allows you to append any suffix to your exported file name
James Chambers
James Chambers
Boords Founder
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Quickly switch between slideshow & grid view modes
You can now switch between slideshow and grid view modes right in the editor.
Tom Judd
Tom Judd
Co-founder