Your Free Story Canvas Template (PDF + PowerPoint)

In the world of storytelling, there are many different techniques that help you tell a compelling story and reach your audience. But how do you even create a good story in the first place? A great method for overviewing what to consider is the story canvas. If you want to learn more about the technique of using a story canvas first, you should read our article How to Create Better Ad Campaigns with the Story Canvas. At Filestage, we love the story canvas because it really helps develop enchanting stories, especially when you work in the area of filmmaking or advertising. That’s why we’ve created a free story canvas template, which you can download below.

If you want to try it out for yourself, you can download our free story canvas template right here. Our story canvas template includes an explanatory PowerPoint and a PDF version, so you can create wonderful stories—digitally or on paper.



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What is a Story Canvas?

A story canvas is a framework that  helps you give your ideas a certain structure. Since there are several categories within the canvas itself, you see all the important factors that play a role in your story at a single glance. This framework helps you find the key to a great story that will suit your audience.

Why Do You Need a Story Canvas?

Because of the simple yet well-structured design of the story canvas, you have the chance to jot down your initial thoughts. Then you can get a much more exact vision of what your story should contain—and who it should be tailored to. It’s common to rethink your ideas once in awhile. You can even start a whole new canvas, as long as you keep the most important factor in mind: your audience.

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