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Features Overview

Meet Gorilla's little cousin! Designed for low budget projects, web content providers and student or beginner filmmakers, Chimpanzee offers traditional film scheduling & budgeting features at an affordable price. Made by the people who brought you Gorilla, Chimpanzee allows you to create breakdown sheets, characters, budgets, manage cast & crew, generate call sheets, prop lists, shot lists, storyboards and more. Easily import a screenplay and immediately get started attaching scenes to shoot days and scheduling cast and crew. Choose from a variety of budget templates or create your own, and easily link your budget to scheduling elements such as cast, crew and props. Chimpanzee comes with over a dozen reports, including breakdown summaries, call sheets, and a budget topsheet. Chimpanzee can also be integrated with the Gorilla Ratebook and Koala Call Sheets for even greater functionality and power.



Import screenplays directly from your favorite screenwriting software including Final Draft® and Movie Magic Screenwriter™ or import story outline and index cards from StoryO™. Easily arrange scenes with drag and drop action. Log your props, costumes, set dressing and other elements and attach them to scenes.


Scene Sorter

Add scenes to shoot days, and then rearrange them by dragging and dropping scene cards.



Create Characters and assign them to scenes and shoot days. Choose a character image from the built-in library or import one of your own.


Storyboard & Shot List

Create a Storyboard and use the built-in shot library with the most common camera shot types to create a shot list for each scene.



Industry-standard budgeting features with Topsheet, Account, and Detail levels. Easily link a budget to a schedule to share cast, crew, and other element information. Print a variety of professional budget reports.


Contact Management

Store Contact information for cast & crew and use it throughout Chimpanzee for scheduling and budgeting. Send text messages with call times or other notes directly to cast & crew.  

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