|Introducing Amazon Storybuilder—A New Tool That Helps Writers Build Movie and Series Outlines|
Amazon Studios continues to add features and tools that help content creators
Storybuilder transforms the traditional process of notecarding—makes it digital and gives writers access to their ideas whenever and wherever inspiration strikes
Currently in beta, Amazon Storybuilder lets writers add text and images
to their notecards to help inform each story concept. Writers using
Amazon Storybuilder may also invite trusted reviewers to privately look
at Amazon Storybuilder notecards and provide feedback or share new
ideas. For more information on how to get started with
“Technology is already transforming how filmed entertainment is produced
and distributed, and many of the tools writers use to craft stories
could become more accessible with a technology update—paper notecards
are a perfect example,” said
Amazon Storybuilder is free to use and Amazon Studios acquires no
ownership or option rights on projects created using the tool.
About Amazon Studios
Amazon Studios launched in 2010 as a new way to develop feature films
and episodic series—one that’s open to great ideas from creators and
audiences around the world. Anyone can upload a script and will then be
notified within 45 days if that script is optioned. Amazon Studios will
read and review all submissions and those who choose to make their
projects public may also receive feedback from the Amazon Studios
community. Recently, Amazon Studios announced 11 new pilots including:
kids pilots Gortimer Gibbon’s Life on
Since launch, more than 19,000 movie scripts and 5,000 series projects have been submitted to Amazon Studios. Amazon Studios continues to invite creators to upload their proposals for drama, comedy and children’s programming at http://studios.amazon.com/getting-started/series or submit them privately via Amazon Studios.
Comprehensive cast and crew information, including bios and filmographies, is available on Amazon’s IMDb (www.imdb.com), the world’s most popular and authoritative source for movie, TV and celebrity content.
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