Join Nick Brazzi for an in-depth discussion in this video Logging shots with the MovieSlate app, part of Managing a Video Production with an iPad.
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…Let's look at one more possible method, for running the…shoot, using some of the apps that we have talked about.…This time, I want to use the MovieSlate app, which I…introduced in the previous chapter, to log shots as we shoot.…This is really convenient, because you're basically building the shot…log, automatically, as you slate each shot with the app.…So, make sure you have your call sheets, your…script, your storyboards, and your shot list on hand.…You can use paper print outs, you can use PDF's on…the iPad, or you can use the actual iPad apps themselves.…
But you don't need a shot log, also known as the camera report.…We're going to generate that, directly in the MovieSlate app.…For this exercise, you're going to use the shot list, either in the Shot Lister…app, or on paper, to manage the…schedule, and check off shots when they're completed.…And we're going to use the MovieSlate app, to create the shot log.…So we've seen the essential features of the Slate app before.…Here, I have all of the information I need,…
With a handful of inexpensive apps and services that work with the iPad, you can create a very effective production toolkit. This course reveals the workflow that author and lynda.com content producer Nick Brazzi uses to plan and run shoots for low-budget productions and "no-budget" web series using iPad apps, cloud-based services, and optional desktop software. Find out how Google Drive, Dropbox, and specialty apps like Shot Lister, MovieSlate, Teleprompt+, and Easy Release can help you run a tighter ship and bring your production in on schedule and under budget.
- Setting up file storage and organization with Dropbox and Google Drive
- Dividing the script into scene and shot numbers
- Creating shot lists and a shoot-day schedule
- Creating call sheets to organize the cast and crew
- Using a physical slate or a slate app
- Using an iPad as a teleprompter
- Logging shots
- Compiling shot lists for editing
- Collecting signed model release forms with Easy Release