Change Storyboard Layout

If you have a premium account you have access to many different layouts in the Storyboard Creator!

Watch this quick video on how to change the storyboard layout: How to Change the Layout of your Storyboard!
Please note, if you change the size of your storyboard from bigger to smaller (for example from a 6 cell storyboard to a 3 cell storyboard), you will lose the content from the cells that you cut.

Change the Storyboard Layout

  1.  Click on the Layout button at the top of the Right Hand Menu in the Storyboard Creator. 

  1. A popup will appear with options to change the storyboard layout (top) and the layout of the cell (bottom left). There's a preview on the right hand side.
  1.  Click on the storyboard layout you want to use, then click "Okay!". You can change the layout at any time. 

Storyboard Layout Options

Traditional Storyboard

A traditional storyboard is most like a comic strip. The cells are adjacent and do not have special formatting.

Storyboard Template: Traditional Storyboard Layout


The T-Chart is perfect for comparisons, like “before and after” or “pros and cons”.

T-Chart Layout -Compare and contrast - cause and effect graphic organizer


Use the grid to connect ideas or information!

Grid Layout - Compare and Contrast graphic organizer


The chart is just like the grid, but the row title boxes are placed vertically.

Matrix Layout - Compare and Contrast graphic organizer

Frayer Model

The Frayer Model ALWAYS has four cells. Typically, the titles of the cells are “Definition”, “Characteristics”, “Examples”, and “Non-Examples”, but you can change them however you like.

Frayer Model template - Classic Graphic Organizer storyboard


Show events in order on a timeline.

Timeline Layout - Timeline maker graphic organizer

Spider Map

Spider maps are great for vocabulary words or examples on a central topic.

Spider Map - spider diagram - mind map template


The cycle layout is good for recurring processes.

Cycle Layout - Circle layout - cycle map template


While the 16x9 layout is intended for use with film and video planning, use this layout whenever you want a little more room.

16x9 storyboard template for film, movies and commercials

Worksheets / Handouts

Use this paper sized layout to create printables for classroom or business use, or for some extra space for full page stories.



The poster layout is great for creating large scale scenes or poster projects. Select from two sizes of posters.



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