FrameForge Previz Studio
(formerly FrameForge 3D Studio) is previsualization storyboard software
, video and advertising content.
The software creates virtual cameras, actors and objects in photo-accurate 3D scaled sets for previsualization. FrameForge creates data rich animations and exports these sequences for use at all stages of production for both traditional 2D shoots and, with the introduction of version 3, stereographic 3D shoots too.
The program was designed by filmmaker Ken Schafer and his San Diego based software company Innoventive Software, LLC. A graduate of New York University's film program, Schafer started software programming in the 1980s by creating an extensive system of macros for WordPerfect
that automatically formatted his text into screenplay format. He packaged these macros and sold them under the name Script Perfection. The macros evolved into the stand-alone program called ScriptThing and was eventually exclusively licensed for sale by Screenplay Systems under the name of Movie Magic Screenwriter.Holben, Jay. "FrameForge 3D Studio Simplifies Storyboard Process" American Cinematographer Magazine
October 2003. pp 101–106 Schafer followed up with other software designs including the program FrameForge 3D Studio.
FrameForge supports both Mac OS X and Windows Operating Systems. The software comes with resources that allow the construction of dimensionally... Read More