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StoryTools 1
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StoryTools
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challenge ?
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chalkboard fortMcmoney
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what idoc is ?
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organizing media projects like
screenplays, films, stageplays,
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benchmark
celtx
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scrivener
A complete writing studio
(that changed my life)
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benchmark
http://www.literatureandlatte.com
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suggestions
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What could our new tool be like?
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davduf@davduf.net
http://opendoclab.mit.edu davduf.net
@davduf
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MIT OpenDocLab's StoryTools

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Our challenge: how to build a new tool to write and conceptualize non-linear stories in a way that directors, storytellers, designers and developers can understand and use for their work.

Notre but: construire un outil d’aide à la conception interactive utile à tous les acteurs d’un projet non linéaire -- réalisateurs, scénaristes, designers, développeurs et producteurs.
http://www.davduf.net/storytools-un-outil-d-aide-a-l-ecriture

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MIT OpenDocLab's StoryTools

  1. 1. StoryTools 1 storytoolsBuild Non-Linear Narrative Writing Tools A quick presentation from David Dufresne
  2. 2. StoryTools What is our challenge ? 2 How to build a new all-to-one tool to write and conceptualize non-linear stories in a way that directors, storytellers, designers and developers can understand and use for their team work.
  3. 3. StoryTools newtoolsforcreatingnon-linearnarratives We need tools don’t make the story but help (so much) 3
  4. 4. StoryTools INTERACTIVITY what idoc is ? 4 take the user «by the hand» RECONCILE NARRATIVE «give hand» AND…
  5. 5. StoryTools DATABASE THINK as we think sequences or rushes. 5 what idoc is ?
  6. 6. StoryTools THINK EXPERIENCE USER ABSOLUTE PRIORITY 6 what idoc is ?
  7. 7. StoryTools iDocs a matter of choice Your story and perspective will condition the experience offered navigation mode platform KINDOF InteractivitY USERS’
 FREEDOM 7 what idoc is ?
  8. 8. StoryTools STORYISINTERFACE 8 what idoc is ?
  9. 9. StoryTools 9 timeline PUNKME example what idoc is ?
  10. 10. StoryTools 10 timeline prisonvalley example what idoc is ?
  11. 11. StoryTools 11 chalkboard fortMcmoney example what idoc is ?
  12. 12. StoryTools 12 corkboard manipulations example what idoc is ?
  13. 13. StoryTools newwritingtoolS soweneed TO THINK ABOUT ALL THESE FUNCTIONALITIES
  14. 14. StoryTools 14 linearwriting structure transmediawriting structure structure Platforms interactions interactions interactivewriting benchmark
  15. 15. StoryTools WORD or GOOGLEDOC are too linear in their design toolinear EXCEL is very not inspiring. tooboring CELTX is open source and online app. too«finaldraft» SCRIVENER is wonderful but for solo usage toosolo 15 benchmark
  16. 16. StoryTools A prepoduction online app, designed for organizing media projects like screenplays, films, stageplays, documentaries and games celtx 16 benchmark https://www.celtx.com
  17. 17. StoryTools 17 benchmark celtx
  18. 18. StoryTools scrivener A complete writing studio (that changed my life) 18 benchmark http://www.literatureandlatte.com
  19. 19. StoryTools suggestions food forthought What could our new tool be like? 19 our workshop
  20. 20. StoryTools Assistinthefilming Lorem ipsum ournewtool storytools What In this workshop we will brainstorm and prototype tools for non-linear documentary writing and conception. Anyone with an interest in developing interactive documentary tools is welcome . 20 Assistinthedesignofthestory(script,storyboard) 1 toolforalltheteam Assistintechnicaldesign(HTML,Flash) ASSISTINgraphicdesign (interface) Assistintheproduction our workshop could be like?
  21. 21. StoryTools realtime collaboration Lorem ipsum storytools In this workshop we will brainstorm and prototype tools for non-linear documentary writing and conception. Anyone with an interest in developing interactive documentary tools is welcome 21 arranging/combining documents collectdocuments(videos,sounds,photos…) exchange&communicatewiththeteam fromscriptwritingtolocation scouting,storyboarding,scheduling aversioning system our workshop ournewtool What could be like?
  22. 22. StoryTools collaborative tool in differentplaces cloud friendly 22 our workshop teamsworkoften
  23. 23. StoryTools 23 our workshop anatoz
 creationtool thistoolwon’tbe (we would like to open imagination not to lock it into templates) )
  24. 24. TheUltimateScreenwriting SoftwareGuide complete screenwritingspark.com DadaDoc
  25. 25. StoryTools storytools welcome ! davduf@davduf.net http://opendoclab.mit.edu davduf.net @davduf 25

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