Write an explainer video manuscript

  • Status: Closed
  • Prize: $230
  • Entries Received: 15
  • Winner: Chantelle86

Contest Brief

Hi There!

We need your help to write and compile and Script for a explainer video. The video will be 1 -1.5 minute long, which is about 200-300 words.

The manuscript should explain what the voice artist should record but also your thoughts on what should be animated.

We want the content to be simple, storywise. And include humor if [login to view URL] story needs to follow the typical explainer video style.

The problem – Address the pain your customers are having (0:00-0:30) As explained in the presentation attached!

The solution – Introduce your product or service as the answer (0:30-0:35)

How it works – Briefly describe how it works or how to get started (0:35-0:50)

A call to action – Tell people what to do next (0:50-0:60) with reference to customers and Exopen Logo.

For the feel and style of the video see the link below, but simpler and clearer!
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MAIN GOALS with the software
Saving Time
Consolidate excel template for different employees
Integration in excel

The product is called ExOpen forecast ([login to view URL]). It makes the life of an economy controller easier!

On this link you will find a powerpoint that they use for selling the product today:
https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1W5jbtk1oQ8rdwqYA1kMBXrVsgvOivcX7ngPgi1yKu7E/edit#slide=[login to view URL]

They like it but the video can not be that much story in it.
Present the problem - Explain the sulotion and then link back to the problem.

Good luck!

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  • bjfreeland
    • 2 years ago

    I've just started on my piece, I hope you won't end the contest prematurely. Thanks!

    • 2 years ago
    1. bjfreeland
      • 2 years ago


      • 2 years ago
  • HKPatel7
    • 2 years ago

    Hi metukan, can you please rate entry #7 and leave feedback? If you require any changes please tell me and I'll make them. Thanks. (Note: my entry contains multiple pages).

    • 2 years ago
  • TheGuyver2040
    • 2 years ago


    I’m not sure if I’ll participate in your contest, but either way, what’s the actual value proposition behind the software? You claim that it will save time and that it will consolidate spreadsheets, but how has it distinguished itself from Google Sheets? There was nothing in the PowerPoint presentation or in your more concise description of the software in the Contest Brief that would lead me to believe that this is any better than Google Sheets. Also, what’s the story behind the name? With a name like ExOpen, what’s implied is that the software is an open-source version of Excel. However, if the package is indeed open-source, why would there be a need to contact company reps? This sounds more like a proprietary software package. Is this contest simply a matter of selling an idea that’s simply not that great?

    • 2 years ago
  • TheGuyver2040
    • 2 years ago

    I understand that there’s a need to get things done by a certain time or whatever, but I also understand that there should be a logical flow to every approach; in business and in life as a whole. If you’re unable to answer the above concerns, would it be possible for you to reach out to the company reps, so that they can shed more insight? It makes no sense to develop marketing material just because, when there are fairly basic concerns that haven’t been addressed dealing with the “why” and “so what”.

    By the way, the example video really only serves a purpose for Swedish speakers. Without a grasp of Swedish, no one would be able to make sense of what’s being said.

    • 2 years ago
  • sulaksha82
    • 2 years ago

    Kindly Please check my entry #2 . Thanks.

    • 2 years ago

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