Writing a proposal can be a great way to refine the scope of your project. Depending on your format a proposal can include:
Below are a few things to consider when working on a proposal:
Is there a style or aesthetic that inspires your treatment? (e.g., black-and-white? minimalist? etc.)
Creating a storyboard can help you organize your ideas before you even open an editing application. The template below will help you keep track of timing, video, audio and notes connected to each scene.
For the first draft of your script, approximately 500 words is roughly equivalent to 3 - 5 minutes of video.
When creating your storyboard, you can use 6 seconds as a placeholder duration for each shot. That would mean that 30 shots would be approximately equivalent to 3 minutes of video. Once you move into the editing stage you will need to adjust these durations based on your narration, sound effects, music and other elements in your video.