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Celtx Shots

By Celtx Inc.

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Want to eliminate mistakes on set before they happen and save time and money on your next production? Then get Shots - the innovative and super-useful pre-vis tool from Celtx.

With Shots you'll be fully prepared for the shoot. You can add images to storyboard sequences, set camera angles and descriptions for each shot, and tie-in camera and lighting setups that you can easily sketch yourself from the more than 600 included clip-art images.

Shots also makes it easy to backup files to your Celtx account and sync projects with your iPad/iPhone - so you can take your pre-vis everywhere.

And - bonus! - Shots comes with a storyboard player built in, so you can view the flow of your work and save all your boards as animatic movies.

Save time & money. Pre-visualize with Shots.


Add images to create dynamic storyboards.

Sketch informative setups quickly and easily using 600+ clip art images.

Add narrative audio to storyboards.

Save storyboards as animatic movie files to communicate your vision.


* Create and edit multi-sequence, multi-shot storyboards.
* Block camera, lighting, talent, and equipment setups.
* Sync storyboards with Celtx Shots on your iPad/iPhone.
* Sync and share storyboards with Celtx online workspaces.
* View storyboard and blocking animatics with the built-in player.
* Save storyboard and blocking animatics as movie files (.avi)
* Resize, rotate and flip storyboard images in-app.

What's New in Version 1.2

Bug fixes and support for 2 Step Security Authentication.


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Customer Reviews

Add A LOT (of obvious stuff)

This is pretty good, it didn't screw up or anything, no bugs. BUT its very simple. It would be amazing if you added a feature for *ACTUAL* sketching inside the program, perhaps in just black and white--very simple. Also some headings would be nice: scene, panel, page, slugging, action notes and dialogue to name a few. A feature for panning would also be brilliant. And last, but far from least: a way to play it, like as an animatic and not just click throught the pages.

It's just missing a lot of things, that's all.

(a lot of important things)

Lots of potential, needs help

Storyboards are the visual outline any film maker needs. This app is a great start for that and at a great price. However, it does need some help. Here are my biggest suggestions for an update. There are times when the elements need to be readjusted, however they aren’t able to be selected to do so. Fixing this would be great. COPY AND PASTE are so needed. It would save time so we don’t have to redraw or place things if they are repeated multiple times. And one of the biggest, when making the storyboard a movie, why is it an .avi file? Seriously? This is a mac app, use a more accepted format than what .avi is anymore. .mp4 will get you further!!!

Saved my project

Iv been directing short stories with just a shotlist. Now I’m moving on to feature films and I don’t have the time nor money at the moment to hire a storyboard artist. This software has everything a non storyboard artist needs to convey the directors vision.

Celtx Shots
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  • Free
  • Category: Productivity
  • Updated:
  • Version: 1.2
  • Size: 16.9 MB
  • Language: English
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Compatibility: OS X 10.7 or later, 64-bit processor

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