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Nuvotech Releases Movie Outline Reference eBook

Filed under: Press Releases by admin @ 1:53 pm on October 13, 2004

October 13, 2004  (London, UK) – Nuvotech is pleased to announce the release of the Movie Outline Reference eBook, which can also serve as a companion for its screenplay outlining software Movie Outline 2.0.

This 239 page eBook contains comprehensive scene-by-scene Outlines & Analyses of 12 successful produced movies in a PDF file, viewable and printable on both Mac & PC.

Reference Outlines Included

  • Dead Poets Society
  • Die Hard
  • Ghost
  • Good Will Hunting
  • Pretty Woman
  • Scream
  • Seven
  • Spider-Man
  • The Terminator
  • There’s Something About Mary
  • True Romance
  • When Harry Met Sally

About Movie Outline

Movie Outline is an innovative step-outlining application allowing screenwriters to plan the structure of their screen story before writing the screenplay. It enables simple story planning with flexible scene reorganization and simultaneous reference to successful Hollywood movies. By streamlining the creation process of the entire outline structure, Movie Outline gives the screenwriter the space to think while constructing their story.

About Nuvotech

Movie Outline is developed and distributed internationally by Nuvotech, a British technology company based in London, founded by produced screenwriter and director Dan Bronzite to publish innovative software for the creative industry.

Nuvotech Releases Movie Outline 2.0

Filed under: Press Releases by admin @ 1:49 pm on August 9, 2004

August 9, 2004  (London, UK) – Nuvotech is pleased to announce the release of Movie Outline 2.0 – an innovative screenplay outlining application with powerful new features.

New in Version 2.0

  • PowerView – Customizable Color-Coded View to Plan Your 3 Act Structure
  • SmartSearch – Keep Track of Characters, Plot Devices & Keywords
  • HTML Export – Color-Coded Web Page Creation & Integrated Viewer
  • Story Tasks – Helpful Notes & Ideas Management System
  • Plus New right-click Contextual Style Menu and Word & Character Count!

POWERVIEW

PowerView enables you to view your story structure in a customizable color-coded visual manner alongside your selected Reference Outline.

Your structure is divided into five main sections: Prologue, Act I, Act II, Act III and Denouement, and within Act II there are two Turning Points and the story’s Mid-Point. Each stage has its own popup window explaining what it represents and what should be happening in your story at that point.

You can customize the colors for each stage and adjust the scene start points to reflect the structure of your own story, however the Reference Plugin structure is independent of your own in order to help you visually gauge the progress of your story in comparison to your s elected movie outline.

With a single click you can expand and collapse the entire outline or individual scenes to reveal or hide scene information, adjust the displayed font, text size and window size to suit your needs and all your settings will automatically be saved for the next time you launch Movie Outline and PowerView.

SMARTSEARCH

SmartSearch enables you to keep track of a character, story development, plot device, keyword or phrase through your entire outline in a practical, visual manner.

Simply enter the character name or word you wish to track, such as “John” or “gun”, in the SmartSearch window, or select a word in the main outline screen and choose SmartSearch from the new right-click Contextual Menu, and you will instantly see a small blue arrow icon appear beside the title of every scene that includes this text, and the line that contains the searched word will be highlighted in red.

You can also independently track words in your currently loaded Reference Outline and both user and reference words will be stored in memory each time you access PowerView.

HTML EXPORT & INTEGRATED VIEWER

As well as being able to print and export your outlines to plain text files, rich text files and PDF documents, Movie Outline 2.0 now enables you to export your outline with the current PowerView structure colors to an HTML web page and then view it via an integrated HTML Viewer.

You can choose to display a Color Key at the top of your web page and export either a full outline of Titles and Scenes or just a list of Titles. With HTML Export you now have the option of sharing your color-coded outline on the web or with colleagues!

STORY TASKS

When writing a story, there are always bound to be ideas popping up along the way about c haracters and plot points, such as: I must remember to make Jessica find the gun in scene 12 or John should meet Mary before he gets mugged but after his date with Abby. You can’t control when inspiration strikes and that’s exactly where Story Tasks come in!

To help you keep track of all those complex character arcs, plot devices and story objectives, Movie Outline 2.0 now enables you to keep a task list specific to each outline you create. You can check, uncheck or delete completed tasks and print a full list of task Titles and Notes or just a list of Titles.

Other Key Features

  • Simple, user-friendly interface
  • Movie Reference Plugins for Simultaneous Comparison
  • Easy Scene Reordering & Organization
  • PDF / RTF / TXT Export
  • Styled Text & Printing
  • Notes Field
  • Unlimited Undo / Redo
  • Find & Replace
  • Spell Check (130,000 word database)
  • Tip of the Day – Practical Screenwriting Advice

Reference Plugins Included

  • Die Hard (1988) Action-Thriller
  • Good Will Hunting (1997) Drama
  • Scream (1996) Horror
  • There’s Something About Mary (1998) Comedy
  • True Romance (1993) Crime Thriller
  • When Harry Met Sally (1989) Romantic Comedy

System Requirements

  • Microsoft Windows® 98/Me/NT/2000/XP operating system.
  • 23 MB of free hard disk space.
  • 200 MHz CPU or higher.
  • Intel Pentium/Celeron Compatible Processor.
  • 32 MB of RAM.
  • VGA or higher monitor resolution.
  • Internet Connection for Download and Product Activation.

About Nuvotech

Movie Outline is developed and distributed internationally by Nuvotech, a British technology company based in London, founded by produced screenwriter and director Dan Bronzite to publish innovative software for the creative industry.

Nuvotech Releases Movie Outline Reference Plugins

Filed under: Press Releases by admin @ 1:42 pm on July 8, 2004

July 8, 2004  (London, UK) – Nuvotech is pleased to announce the release of new Reference Plugins for its screenplay outlining software Movie Outline 1.0.

New Plugins

  • Spider-Man (2002) Fantasy Action-Thriller
  • Seven (1995) Crime Thriller
  • Ghost (1990) Supernatural Thriller
  • Pretty Woman (1990) Romantic Comedy
  • The Terminator (1984) Sci-Fi Action-Thriller
  • Dead Poets Society (1989) Drama

About Reference Plugins

Different genres of movies require different amounts of scenes. Dramas are typically around 35-40 scenes because they usually have longer scenes than Thrillers, Comedies and Action and Adventure movies which are normally around 45 scenes with more action and less dialogue.

To help plan out your project, Movie Outline allows you to simultaneously refer to produced feature film outline analyses and gauge the progress of your own story in contrast to some of the most successful Hollywood movies. So if you get stuck on scene 15 and wonder if your structure is working, simply select your movie Reference Outline and see what happens at the same time in this example.

By comparing your own character arcs, escalating conflicts, plot points and three act structure with the pros, you will be able to amend mistakes in your own pacing and successfully produce a well-structured screen story!

About Movie Outline

Movie Outline is an innovative step-outlining application allowing screenwriters to plan the structure of their screen story before writing the screenplay. It enables simple story planning with flexible scene reorganization and simultaneous reference to successful Hollywood movies. By streamlining the creation process of the entire outline structure, Movie Outline gives the screenwriter the space to think while constructing their story.

About Nuvotech

Movie Outline is developed and distributed internationally by Nuvotech, a British technology company based in London, founded by produced screenwriter and director Dan Bronzite to publish innovative software for the creative industry.

Nuvotech Releases Movie Outline 1.0

Filed under: Press Releases by admin @ 1:39 pm on March 5, 2004

March5, 2004  (London, UK) – Nuvotech is pleased to announce the release of Movie Outline 1.0, screenplay outlining software for both the novice and professional screenwriter.

What is Movie Outline?

Movie Outline is an innovative step-outlining application allowing screenwriters to plan the structure of their screen story before writing the screenplay. It enables simple story planning with flexible scene reorganization and simultaneous reference to successful Hollywood movies. By streamlining the creation process of the entire outline structure, Movie Outline gives the screenwriter the space to think while constructing their story.

How can Movie Outline help me?

Many novice screenwriters make the mistake of jumping into a full screenplay before properly preparing their story and cinematic structure. This often results in many unnecessary rewrites, unfocused themes, flawed character arcs and plots that lose direction. That’s why Movie Outline was conceived – to take the complexity out of the outlining process and give you the space to think and plan your script scene by scene while simultaneously being able to compare your own story pacing with outlines and analyses of successful movies.

Movie Outline’s unique Reference Outline feature gives the Screenwriter the added advantage of assessing their own structure and story pacing in comparison to successful movies in the same genre. By comparing the development of your own character arcs, escalating conflicts, plot turning points and three act structure with the pros, you will be able to amend mistakes in your own narrative pacing and produce a well-structured screen story.

What do the Pros think?

“I’ve tried various other story planning software but none of them did the trick. Mainly because they weren’t designed specifically for the screenwriting process and it felt as if they were constructed by mathematicians with over-complicated unuser-friendly interfaces that only added to the clutter of my mind. All I wanted was a simple way to plan my story structure and organize my creative thoughts. Movie Outline was the solution.”
– Dan Bronzite, CEO of Nuvotech and Screenwriter – Long Time Dead

Key Features

  • Simple, user-friendly interface
  • Movie Reference Plugins for Simultaneous Comparison
  • Easy Scene Reordering & Organization
  • PDF / RTF / TXT Export
  • Styled Text & Printing
  • Notes Field
  • Unlimited Undo / Redo
  • Find & Replace
  • Spell Check (130,000 word database)
  • Tip of the Day – Practical Screenwriting Advice

Reference Plugins Included

  • Die Hard (1988) Action-Thriller
  • Good Will Hunting (1997) Drama
  • Scream (1996) Horror
  • There’s Something About Mary (1998) Comedy
  • True Romance (1993) Crime Thriller
  • When Harry Met Sally (1989) Romantic Comedy

System Requirements

  • Microsoft Windows® 98/Me/NT/2000/XP operating system.
  • 23 MB of free hard disk space.
  • 200 MHz CPU or higher.
  • Intel Pentium/Celeron Compatible Processor.
  • 32 MB of RAM.
  • VGA or higher monitor resolution.
  • Internet Connection for Download and Product Activation.

About Nuvotech

Movie Outline is developed and distributed internationally by Nuvotech, a British company based in London, founded by produced screenwriter and director Dan Bronzite to publish innovative software for the creative industry.

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