(Los Gatos, California--July 14, 2011) PowerProduction Software, a leading developer of visualization software for film and video production, announced that StoryBoard Artist Version 5 is now available. StoryBoard Artist is an essential tool for filmmakers, allowing fast creation of great-looking digital storyboards. Extended file import options, new built-in artwork, automatic storyboard generation, and sketch-style presentations headline an array of new features in the new Version 5 release.
“StoryBoard Artist has served as a high-end storyboarding solution for over a decade,” commented Paul Clatworthy, CTO, PowerProduction Software. “Since the initial StoryBoard Artist release, we have added indispensable features such as the Timeline, which sets storyboard frames in time with tracks of audio for impressive presentations, and Non-Linear Links, which accounts for user interactivity in game and mobile app development. Version 5 builds upon this rich history of innovation by introducing automatic storyboard generation and sketch-style presentations.”
StoryBoard Artist Version 5 New Features
- Extended File Import Options including 3D Google SketchUp files.
- New Built-In Artwork including more Character, Prop, and Location options.
- Object Effects allow artists to easily customize built-in artwork.
- Sketch Mode for printing, working, and presenting.
- QuickShots Technology for fast automated storyboard creation. QuickShots uses a catalog of shot types that the artist can pair with Characters and Locations.
The new StoryBoard Artist Version 5 features can be seen in action at any time via a movie demonstration that is available on the PowerProduction Software website.
Pricing and Availability
StoryBoard Artist Version 5 is immediately available through the PowerProduction Software worldwide reseller channel and direct from the PowerProduction Software web site at http://www.powerproduction.com for an MSRP of $799.99 USD. Upgrade pricing is available for users of StoryBoard Quick or previous versions of StoryBoard Artist.
About PowerProduction Software
PowerProduction Software has been a trendsetter in storyboard software for over a decade. The Hollywood production community has made them a staple in a very competitive niche. Their staff of well-rounded media professionals is dedicated to making sure that the software programming serves the needs of the customers, not the designers. It is this approach that has set them apart from other software developers in the storyboard software community. For more information, visit http://www.powerproduction.com.