Join Nick Brazzi for an in-depth discussion in this video Logging shots with the Shot Lister app, part of Managing a Video Production with an iPad.
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…Earlier we talked about using the Shot Lister app on the iPad to dynamically…manage the schedule during the shoot and to mark shots as done as you go.…But as you go through the shooting day, you really need to stay on top…of logging shots and takes for the editor using your shot log or camera report.…Now you can certainly use the paper shot log we talked about earlier,…or you could simply record your notes directly into the Shot Lister app.…This makes things so much easier, and gets…you even closer to that paper free work flow.…
So as we go through this movie, remember, we're…doing all of this concurrently with managing the schedule.…And marking off our completed shots.…So, let's look at where we are in the shot list.…I'm going to open up Shot Lister, and it looks like we're working on shot 9G.…As soon as the director calls cut on the first take, you should…be thinking about what information the editor needs to know about that take.…Now you may already know what the notes are going to say,…but you might need to have a quick chat with the director.…
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