In Filmmaking, how much the script is important to that much too important is the storyboard. The Storyboard is the miniature form of the long script. It helps the filmmaker as well as production guys to learn easily about the shots, locations, Artists and Camera angles. The Storyboard artists and filmmakers use many abbreviated terms in the storyboard to avoid the extra paper flow. Here are we list-down some frequently used abbreviations in the storyboard.
Note that this is not a comprehensive list, if you know more about the storyboard acronyms (than this listed acronyms) share that with us in the comment section below.
Related To Time
Day: Shooting in the day time.
Night: Shooting in the night time.
Related To Location
INT: Shooting In Indoor location.
EXT: Shooting at the exterior/outdoor location.
Related To Dialogue
TAL: If it is a dialogue (talky) scene.
SIL: If It is a Silent shot
Related To Lens Range and Shot
INS: Insert Shot
C/S: Close-Up shot
M C/S: Medium Close up Shot
L/S: Long Shot