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Celtx: Open Source Screenwriting Beginner's Guide

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Celtx: Open Source Screenwriting Beginner's Guide

Overview of this book

Table of Contents (22 chapters)
Celtx: Open Source Screenwriting Beginner's guide
Credits
About the Author
About the Reviewers
www.PacktPub.com
Preface
List of Recommended Books on Screenwriting and Productions and Online Resources
Celtx's New Web Look and Smartphone Apps
Future Development of Celtx

Chapter 4. Tools for Getting Organized

Now let's look at how Celtx assists us in organizing scripts, storyboards, and text files for easy retrieval when needed, and also production scheduling (another expensive software package; however, we don't have to buy it, thanks to the generosity of Celtx and open source).

In this chapter, we will cover the following topics:

  • Project Library: The Project Library has lots of virtual shelving and we'll look at all the things that we can store on those shelves, from scripts and storyboards to even actors and actresses and all sorts of props.

  • Scheduling, call sheets, and shooting reports: Celtx gives us a "Just in Time" scheduling feature, letting producers manage the production of projects in real time. For example, open a schedule based on your script, drag and drop scenes into the calendar, and Celtx builds a shooting schedule. We can then customize as needed into shooting reports, which include lists of the actors, props, and costumes required for that...