I really like the main concept. Being able to concentrate every single step, every reflexion, every draft,note, picture and so on... In only one page. I love to write a lot of ideas, find pictures for a mood board, a rough draft for a script, and being able to share with my team those elements, whiteout sending those time consuming mails. With this tool, everyone can be on the same level of information, in real time, at each step.
The functioning is cleaver. I will recap 3 key points;
The space, divided into 1, 2 or 3 columns, is completely customizable. Order, content, colors... It is your page, your projects.
Because samepage is working manly on a web browser, you can access your work on any computer !
The integration with services of file sharing, as dropbox, Googles drive etc. is excellent, and does not oblige you to transfer data banks which you certainly took time to build.
Sampepage is accessible thought a well crafted mobile app, with notifications, upload, chat, to keep working outside.
Every collaborator who to participate in the project, can annotate, comment, add its ideas. And you can communicate directly with them individually ! (And team chat was recently introduced)
It's the end of long and boring meeting, or tremendous amount of mail...
Last but not least, you can use Samepage for free on little projects, and small team ! Other price are really low, to fit your budget.
Even if everything seems ideal, some details can be improve.
Because Sampage is running on a web browser, you have to let it run in background (can be power or CPU consuming), and you need to refresh the page some time to get access to last post on the page.
And sometimes, you just don't want to have a distracting web browser always on your screen.
A native app soon ?
The last concern is the lack of chat video. (you can upload and share video).
We are working in corporate movie industry, so we always face short deadline, lots of documents, sources, and partners.
We save an incredible amount of time being able to coordinates everyone on one place. The story-boarder send me drawings, digital artist can comment on those, and send some rough 3D concept.
When client gives use new information, we can update instantly the script and everyone has the last version !