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"Calling" the shot

"Calling" the shot: Creating a Short Film: 06 Working on Set
"Calling" the shot: Creating a Short Film: 06 Working on Set

Before shots in a movie are filmed and recorded, the shots are called. Calling the shot before filming a scene in a film includes the 1st AD calling out to the camera operator or director of photography to ensure that they are recording or speeding, and calling out to the sound mixer to ensure that they are speeding sound (recording) as well.

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Filmmaking Shooting Video Video

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