MovieSlate® (Clapperboard & Shot Log)
By PureBlend Software
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“MovieSlate® is the the Rolls-Royce of slates” says HandHeldHollywood.com. A convenient, all-in-one digital slate, clapper board, shot log, and notepad is used for film, TV, documentaries, music videos, and interviews, this professional production tool is the easy way to log footage and take notes as you shoot— saving you valuable time later when capturing/editing footage, and creating reports. All at a mere fraction of a bulky digital clapperboard’s cost.
Tap a field to edit production info. Choose info from default/custom snippets, contacts, or saved history. Enter new info with the keyboard. Use the optimized keypad to quickly enter numeric info like: roll, scene, take, timecode. Or swipe up/down on fields to increment/decrement numbers.
Setting timecode is simple and fast using our specialized keypad. Sync timecode to the clock, or between multiple iOS Devices (iPad/iPhone/iPod touch) via Bluetooth-- or with a song from your iTunes music library (for use in “Music Video” mode).
TIMECODE SYNC PLUGIN (optional in-app purchase)
Co-developed with Denecke. Sync timecode with compatible cameras, sound recorders, LTC generators via the headphone jack. Sync timecode over WiFi with Timecode Buddy hardware. Sync timecode, slate data, and chat messages over WiFi between multiple MovieSlates.
MULTICAM PLUGIN (optional in-app purchase)
Simultaneously log data and shot notes for up to 26 cameras.
SOUND DEPARTMENT PLUGIN (optional in-app purchase)
Sound Mixers can easily log all sound department meta data, and quickly generate comprehensive Sound Reports.
To begin a shot, photograph the slate’s production info, then tap the clapper sticks. The sticks open and clap closed, creating an audible/visible marker. All slate data is logged to history. Optional credits animations briefly display each production field, full screen.
SHOT MARKER/NOTES, VOICE/IMAGE NOTES
For each shot, you can: circle a take; rate sound/picture quality; write multiple shot notes; record voice notes; take picture notes. Example: when shooting interviews you can create notes to timecode-mark when a particular question was asked, or something remarkable was said. Enter notes using the microphone, camera, keyboard— or insert snippet phrases (such as “Interview”, “Question”, or “Tail Sticks”).
SHOT LOG HISTORY
Get fast, searchable access to shot info, without wading through hours of footage. Each shot, all production, GPS location, and timecode data is stored to a Shot Log History, where you can view, edit, or rate shots. History/Notes can be exported/emailed as: HTML, XML, Final Cut 7/X, Avid ALE, Adobe Prelude/Premiere, CSV, and TAB formats.
HAVE IT YOUR WAY
Customize MovieSlate’s behavior and appearance to suit your workflow and tastes. Choose behaviors, sounds, and themes (clapper stick designs, backgrounds, fonts, and colors)— even display your production logo on the slate and in reports.
READY WHEN YOU ARE
With MovieSlate on your iOS device: lost clapper boards will be a thing of the past. Your shot history is always ready to view, review, edit, or send.
• Optimized for iPad and for retina displays
• Landscape and Portrait (lockable)
• FPS rates: 15, 23.976, 24, 25, 29.97, 30, 50, 59.94, 60, 72, 100, custom
• Manually with keypad
• With clock time
• From an iTunes Song
• With Camera LTC (optional in-app purchase)
• Between iPads, iPhones, iPods (current models)
• Customize behavior, appearance, sounds
• Detects external claps (from T-Slate iPad case)
• Color/Gray/Focus charts
• Credits animations
SHOT LOG HISTORY SYSTEM
• Save multiple timecode-stamped notes per shot
• Save text/voice/image notes, current GPS location
• Email logs as HTML, XML, FCP 7/X, Avid, Premiere, CSV, TAB
• Supports multiple projects
REQUIRES iOS 6 OR NEWER. RUNS ON IPAD2 OR NEWER; IPHONE4 OR NEWER; IPOD TOUCH 4 OR NEWER.
What's New in Version 7.3
• New MovieSlate Cloud service.
• Teradek Video (when synced) now appears in Notes editor on iPad.
• Hardware keyboards are better supported.
• Slate - when zoomed full screen, the timecode display now remains full screen until its unzoom button is tapped (lower left corner of the display).
• Slate, MultiCam, SoundDept, Video (iPad) - now shows "Shot Duration" when a shot is in progress.
• Slate - added "Tail Sticks" button to shot-in-progress screen.
• Slate - Production Logos now stick to projects.
• Slate - external clapperstick motion/sound detection fixes and improvements.
• Settings > Slate Appearance - added new “Clapper Text” theme element.
• History List > Sound Rolls - added sorting feature.
• Fixes for iOS 7.1.
• Many other fixes and enhancements (see Help > What’s New).
After trying a couple of other apps and being very disappointed, I found a real winner. This app not only serves as a slate, but a whole production team. This app organizes, exports to your NLE, takes notes (written and audio) and just makes things easier for an editor and any independent filmmaker.
My old school white board slate was $25. This is a no brainer. It allows one person to do the job of three.
And you can sync it across devices so my iPhone is synced with my iPad.
AND IT'S STABLE ON BOTH DEVICES!!
- Category: Photo & Video
- Updated: Mar 18, 2014
- Version: 7.3
- Size: 61.1 MB
- Language: English
- Seller: PureBlend Software
- © 2009-13 PureBlend Software
Compatibility: Requires iOS 6.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. This app is optimized for iPhone 5.
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