RE: Writing Scripts for Training Videos

Subject: RE: Writing Scripts for Training Videos
From: "Sweet, Gregory (HEALTH)" <gregory -dot- sweet -at- health -dot- ny -dot- gov>
To: "Stuckey, Ginger" <X2BVSHEW -at- SOUTHERNCO -dot- COM>, "techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 30 Sep 2014 20:36:36 +0000


What is the scope of the script?
Dialog only? Dialog and blocking?
Who's going to be acting the script?
What is the final product?

As with any discipline, the tools do not make you proficient, but having the right tools can make tasks nicer to do.

Celtx has a nice suite of free-ish script writing and media production tools:
https://www.celtx.com/index.html

Cheers!

Greg

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> Hi All,
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> I have a task to write several how-to scripts for videos. Since I'm doing it for
> someone else and not myself, I want to get an idea of what other writers do.
> If you can point me to an article or blog, I would welcome that as well.
>
> Ginger Stuckey
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