New Online Video Series from Celtx Explores New Approaches to Screenwriting and Media Production

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Motion Sketches – Perspectives on Production is a new online video series now available from Celtx. The series examines screenwriting and cinematic production and the revolutions new technology brings to it.

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A new online video series exploring media creation in the digital age is now available from Celtx. According to the series, cinematic screenwriting and production is being revolutionized by new technology, and it is time for media makers to rethink old and limiting frameworks of conventional media creation. Two five-minute episodes, produced by Bad Dad Productions of Australia for Celtx, have just been released.

The series, Motion Sketches – Perspectives on Production, examines traditional, segmented approaches to screenwriting and cinematic creation and uses Celtx integrated media pre-production software to demonstrate alternative, holistic approaches.

Episode 1: So This Is Cinema turns conventional linear, hierarchical and segmented cinematic production on its ear, describing instead how better media can be created through an integrated approach involving informed media makers.

Episode 2: There’s No Such Thing As Good Writing makes the case that while cinematic writing might begin with a screenplay, it certainly doesn’t end there.

Future episodes in the online video series will continue to present a range of perspectives on developing a media project from concept to production, covering topics such as: writing sound design; writing machinima, gaming and motion graphics sequences; pre-production for multi-resolution and multi-platform projects; collaboration and project management; and the nuts and bolts of building effective cinematic drama in any moving image medium.

Motion Sketches can be viewed at,, youtube/motionsketches, and

About Celtx:
Celtx is the world's first fully integrated software for pre-production and collaboration of film, theatre, radio and AV. It has all the tools media creators need to bring their stories to life – combining intelligent writing and planning tools, storyboarding, and scheduling with Internet-friendly technologies. Open source and free to download, Celtx is the most complete media pre-production software program available anywhere, at any cost. Over 100,000 independent media creators in 160 countries create with Celtx.

About Bad Dad Productions:
Fusing practical digital media production with rigorous academic investigation Bad Dad is focused on the exploration of cinema in the 21st century and all its diversity -- from short films to hybrid documentaries; machinima to mobile phones; multi-platform, multi-layer and multi-form.

For more information on the online video series, or for more information on the Celtx media pre-production software program, contact partners @ or visit our blog.

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