Working collaboratively on any project is an art in itself, particularly when you are trying to coordinate out-of-town or simply out-of-office partners. I have been involved with projects that had everything going for them — compelling ideas, talented people and an aligning of the stars (aka funding) — only to watch what could have been greatness fall to the dreaded Disorganization Devil.
So when Web 2.0 melded with project management in the form of Celtx shareware, I was delighted. You might be, too, when you check it out at http://www.celtx.com. This little piece of heaven helps multi-media creative teams stay focused, up-to-date and, yes, by god, organized. Can you give me a little hallelujah!
The editor within the program works for documentaries, podcasts, videos, audio plays and screenplays. You can keep all your project assets here in one place and, even better, share the entire project file with your colleagues, whether they’re down the coast or on another continent.
Sorry for the evangelizing — really sorry since I haven’t even tried the product, yet — but as one who comes face-to-face with the Devil herself during many a project, this sounds like Nirvana.
Hmmm… from the Devil to Nirvana. That kind of mixing of religious metaphors is my cue to leave the church.
(Call) May organization be with you.
(Response) And also with you.