Script vs Storyboard - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between script and storyboard

is that script is (countable|obsolete) a writing; a written document while storyboard is a series of drawings that lay out the sequence of scenes in a film, especially an animated one.

As verbs the difference between script and storyboard

is that script is to make or write a script while storyboard is to create and arrange storyboard drawings.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

script

English

Noun

(wikipedia)(Scripting language) (en noun)
  • (countable, obsolete) A writing; a written document.
  • Written characters; style of writing.
  • (typography) Type made in imitation of handwriting.
  • (countable, legal) An original instrument or document.
  • (countable) The written document containing the dialogue and action for a drama; the text of a stage play, movie, or other performance. Especially, the final form used for the performance itself.
  • (computing) A file containing a list of user commands, allowing them to be invoked once to execute in sequence.
  • (linguistics) A system of writing adapted to a particular language or set of languages.
  • An abbreviation for a prescription.
  • Synonyms

    * (writing) cursive, hand, handwriting, manuscript * (typography) cursive type, typeface, face, or font * (computing) batch file, macro, shell script * (linguistics) language script, writing system

    Hyponyms

    * (text for drama) screenplay * (text for drama) teleplay

    Derived terms

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    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To make or write a script.
  • References

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    storyboard

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A series of drawings that lay out the sequence of scenes in a film, especially an animated one.
  • The storyboard process helps promote brainstorming, highlights missing tasks, and allows the team to incorporate changes prior to traveling too far down a particular path. — By Cheryl A. Malloy & William Cooley, NASA & SAIC here
  • Any sequence of drawings or diagrams which illustrate a sequence of events, e.g. in an accident or as a flowsheet for computer programming.
  • Verb

    (en verb)
  • To create and arrange storyboard drawings.
  • Storyboarding allows students to work together as they generate ideas and eliminates the territorial defensiveness that often occurs when new ideas are suggested. — "Using Storyboarding to Determine components of Dellness for University Students" J Am Coll Health. 1996 Jan;44(4):180-3 Abstract