Collaboration Stáhnout

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  • 5 sept. 2018

  • Working with another writer or team of writers? Collaboration gives you the power to work on your script remotely in real time with your writing partner(s). Securely share your script and brainstorm together no matter where you live. Final Draft is the industry standard screenwriting software used by over 95% of film and television productions in North America. Used by such industry giants as J.J. Abrams, Aaron Sorkin and James Cameron, Final Draft formats your screenplay to entertainment industry standards. Learn more here: Like our Facebook Page: Follow us on Instagram: Follow Final Draft on Twitter: 00:10 In this tutorial we're using a Mac, but we'll show you the Windows menus if they're different. Our focus is on Collaboration. The Final Draft 11 Collaboration feature allows real time Collaboration on a script for any number of co-writers. All you need is an internet connection. 00:26 To host a Collaboration session open Final Draft and click the Collaboration button. Enter your name and select the script you'd like to share with your Collaborators. If the script you want to work on is already on the screen click OK to start the session or you can open an existing script or start a new one from the list of templates. 00:49 Click OK to start the session, you'll be given a session ID call email or text this ID to your Collaborators to invite them to the session they simply click the Collaboration button and go to the join tab. Here they enter their name and the session ID you gave them and click OK. You must allow them into the session and then they'll see what you as the host sees. Notice the color bar next to you and your Collaborator's names? This color will correspond to your blinking cursor in the document. 01:29 All participants in a session can edit the script at the same time. They can also write on different pages in the script at the same time. If you have a question or a note for your colleague during the writing session use the chat function if one or more the participants aren't seeing new edits the host can click refresh and the script will update on everyone's screen. 01:54 When you close the collaboration session everyone can save a copy of the file to their hard drive your computer and your colleagues computers are the only places where the work is saved. 02:06 Final Drafts Collaboration system doesn't store your content on a third party server. Now you know the basics of the Collaboration tool. If you have any comments or suggestions we want to hear them. Just go to Help, Submit Feedback and let us know what you think. If you need Technical Support go to Help, Get support for access to Final Draft resources including email chat and phone services.


  • Chazz Ravenelle
    Chazz Ravenelle il y a 4 mois

    The story map, navigator tools, beat board, and other outlining tools should be made available for collaboration sessions in FD. Celtx offers similar features for way less money and google docs is a free word processor that doesn't limit its features when sharing documents. Please consider implementing more features for online collaboration. 👍

  • madkins44
    madkins44 il y a 10 mois

    So you can't share beat boards, etc? It's mainly a peer review mode? You cannot do brainstorming and creative sessions with the other tools in collaboration mode?

  • bryan little
    bryan little il y a 2 mois

    Can you leave a collaboration session open for example a week at a time? so that we can work at different times on the same script?

  • Dillon Collins
    Dillon Collins il y a 8 mois

    can you collaborate with Mac users on a Windows PC?

  • amy mckinney
    amy mckinney il y a 6 mois

    can you do a collaboration if users don't have the same FD version? Meaning, if I have version 11 and someone else has 10 can we collab together?

  • dondi2261
    dondi2261 il y a 1 an

    What this video doesn't tell you is that all other participants must have FD as well. But, I guess that goes without saying. But still...