View Full Version : A free 3d pre-viz tool solution?

05 May 2005, 10:08 AM
I'm looking for a free 3d pre-viz solution (for live action) which allows me to:

1. Import a wav(with a voice reading the script/dialog ect.)
2. Set up cameras/simple models of humans, houses ect.
3. Animate everything to the wav
4. Print the camera setups(and descriptions) as storyboardpages.
5. Print the camera setups(and descriptions) as as a ground plan(seen from above).
6. Export the animatic with cuts between cameras and sound to a mov/avi.

Any suggestions?

Btw. has anyone come across a free 3d pre-vis model(low poly - humans, cars, cameras ect.) pagage(.obj or whatever)?

If not maybe we could collect links to simple models suited for pre-viz here?


05 May 2005, 09:11 PM
Here are some sites with free and buyable models

From these sites you can find surely more on their links tab...

05 May 2005, 11:10 PM
This project looks very interesting: animix (
(But not 3d, nor XP or finished yet)

Not sure if Celtx will add storyboard functions? Celtx (
(But free and useful for writing scripts)

Other scriptwriting tools at (

05 May 2005, 12:41 PM
whoopsydaisy... looks like your celtx link was wrong...

05 May 2005, 08:11 PM
Some more (not free) storyboard/pre-viz softwares:
(not 3D)

Wish I could find a free one.

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