Many variables indeed are involved in the content of the shot, and the storyboard artist’s familiarity with them certainly will be of inestimable use for the entire creative team. The sequence of shots cannot be static. The story line has to move. The individual shots have to fl ow like music. They need a rhythm of their own. They must be paced so as to follow one another with appropriate speed. For instance, how long should the camera hold on any one shot?