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Popular MovieSlateŽ app gets the iOS 7 treatment, and Hollywood Pros Enjoy its New Features(January 15, 2014)
Hollywood professionals can now log their footage and generate daily reports using a new 7.0 version of the MovieSlateŽ app for iPad/iPhone. The popular filmmaking production app has been redesigned and optimized for Apple's iOS 7, while maintaining full compatibility with iOS 6. MovieSlate 7 also brings many new features... Each time its clapper sticks close, MovieSlate 7 can now automatically announce production/roll/scene/take (and other) credits in a Siri-like voice that users can customize to their liking. Audible scene/take announcements help camera and sound departments ensure that their logs and reports are in sync. When MovieSlate 7 is connected to a wireless Teradek Cube encoder, live camera video and synced timecode can now be monitored from the app's new Video screen. Camera stills can be saved as MovieSlate image/text notes, and appear in many of the app's report formats. Speaking of reports, MovieSlate 7 now natively generates and emails PDFs for any of the app's HTML-based report formats. There's also a new system to archive reports in addition to sending them to post-production colleagues. To support the myriad of production workflows, the extremely configurable app has many tabs, and screens. MovieSlate 7 brings a scrolling tabbar that provides faster access to any screen, along with the ability to show, hide, and rearrange screen tabs. MovieSlate 7's many preference settings can now be saved as Workspaces that can be shared between colleagues in order to standardize the app's user interface for a particular workflow. Joe Foglia, production sound mixer on the hit ABC show "Nashville", says: "I've waited my entire career for something like MovieSlate. If there was ever an app I'd buy an iPad for, this is the one." About the MovieSlate app The MovieSlate app is an integrated digital slate, clapper board, shot log, and shot notepad-- designed for use in the production of feature films, television series, reality shows, documentaries, interviews, and music videos. The app is used by professional filmmakers, sound mixers, and film students to keep track of production details, and share reports with post-production facilities. MovieSlate app Features * Customizable slate and clappersticks * Automated, painless shot logging * Timecode Sync, Sound Dept, and MultiCam plugins * Versatile reporting * Data export to FinalCutPro, Avid Media Composer, Adobe Premiere Price and Availability MovieSlateŽ 7.2 is available now for $24.99 from Apple's iTunes App Store. MovieSlate users can purchase the optional $49.99 "Timecode Sync", "Sound Department" and "MultiCam" plugins from inside the app itself. MovieSlate works on iPad, iPhone, and iPod Touch devices running iOS 6 or 7. Readers can visit www.movie-slate.com for more information and to view demonstration videos.
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