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Our Daily App Giveaway – Movie*Slate – Worth $24.99/£17.49

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Welcome once again to our Daily App Giveaway section of theappwhisperer.  We value our readers so much we want to share our love of apps with you. That’s why we have created this new section as each day we will be giving away free apps.

Today we have Movie*Slate apps to giveaway, currently worth $24.99/£17.49. This professional film and video production tool is the easy way to log footage and take notes as you shoot— saving you valuable time later when capturing/editing, and creating reports. All at a mere fraction of a bulky digital clapperboard’s cost.

This app really is amazing, it was featured in Apple’s iPad TV ads and as many have said in the past, ‘Movie*Slate is the Rolls Royce of slates’, we would definitely agree with that.

You can read more about this app below but would you like to try this app for free and find out why we like it so much? If so, like us on Facebook (see bottom of page), join our ever expanding Twitter followers, RETWEET THIS POST and send a reply to the bottom of this page telling us what you love most about theappwhisperer.com. We will select winners at random and send the promo codes directly to your email box.

Slate Features

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  • Integrated slate and clapperboard
  • Can lock slate orientation to Landscape or Portrait
  • Edit production information directly on the slate
  • Option to load Director, DP/Cameraman names from Contacts or History
  • Quickly-increment numeric fields like: roll, scene, take
  • Supports FPS rates: 15, 23.976 DF/NDF, 24, 25, 29.97 DF/NDF, 30, 50, 59.94 DF, 60, 72, 100, custom
  • Digital timer display uses time-of-day, or free running clock time
  • Super easy and fast to “jam” (set) timecode using specialized keypad
  • Timecode continues even when the app is not running
  • Sync timecode over Bluetooth to other iPhones & iPod touches (not 1st generation devices)
  • Sync timecode to Music Video song in your iTunes library

Ready, Set, Clap

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  • Choose from various clapper stick designs
  • Customize slate font, color, timecode color
  • Add a custom production logo graphic
  • Shake-to-clap (with optional delay)
  • Detect external clapper sticks (like the MamboFrame)
  • Credits leader and end animations
  • Play and customize sound effects
  • Auto-increment slate and take numbers
  • Freeze timecode on clap
  • Show color burst on clap
  • Choose from over 20 flasher graphics— including various color bars

Timecode Sync Plugin

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Receive timecode.
Connect a compatible audio cable from an LTC timecode source to the headphone jack of your iPad, iPhone, or iPod touch. Once MovieSlate has detected the external timecode, the cable can be disconnected, and timecode is “jam synced”.

  • Send/Receive LTC timecode via iOS device’s headphone jack
  • Works with supported cameras, sound recorders, and TC generators
  • Supported frame rates: 23.976, 24, 25, 29.97 DF, 29.97 NDF, 30
  • Can auto start/shot MovieSlate shots when camera starts/stops
  • Try before you buy— from MovieSlate’s Settings > Timecode Syncing
  • WiFi syncs timecode with other MovieSlates (iOS devices)

Camera Optics

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Save camera meta-data to MovieSlate’s history log— right along with all of a shot’s production info. Reshoots can be a pain when you don’t know how the camera was set at the original shoot. MovieSlate makes it easy to save everything from aperture, ISO, and shutter speed to digital camera filenames. MovieSlate’s optimized keypad and snippets make it easy to enter your data quickly. For instance, when keypad-editing the Aperture field, the plus & minus buttons increment or decrement in one-third and one-half ƒ-stops.

All Camera Optics meta-data is saved with each shot to MovieSlate’s shot log History, so you can archive it, and find it later.

You can even capture camera meta-data visually for quick reference by post production. Just include Camera Optics fields in MovieSlate’s leader/end credit roll animations (which appear when photographing the slate at the start and end of a shot).

Shot Notes

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Shot Notes can help you later import just the footage you need. For instance, when shooting interviews you can create notes to document when a particular question was asked, or when something remarkable was said. Each note’s timecode stamp can help you poinpoint exactly which content to import.

Make continuity notes to keep track of everything from actor wardrobe, shot composition, and camera movement to weather conditions. These kind of notes can really help on reshoot days.

Notes appear in MovieSlate reports. Final Cut 7 imports MovieSlate notes as markers that appear right in the timeline and/or clip. Similarly, Avid Media Composer imports MovieSlate notes as “Locators”.

By Joanne Carter

Joanne Carter, creator of the world’s most popular mobile photography and art website— TheAppWhisperer.com— TheAppWhisperer platform has been a pivotal cyberspace for mobile artists of all abilities to learn about, to explore, to celebrate and to share mobile artworks. Joanne’s compassion, inclusivity, and humility are hallmarks in all that she does, and is particularly evident in the platform she has built. In her words, “We all have the potential to remove ourselves from the centre of any circle and to expand a sphere of compassion outward; to include everyone interested in mobile art, ensuring every artist is within reach”, she has said.
Promotion of mobile artists and the art form as a primary medium in today’s art world, has become her life’s focus. She has presented lectures bolstering mobile artists and their art from as far away as the Museum of Art in Seoul, South Korea to closer to her home in the UK at Focus on Imaging. Her experience as a jurist for mobile art competitions includes: Portugal, Canada, US, S Korea, UK and Italy. And her travels pioneering the breadth of mobile art includes key events in: Frankfurt, Naples, Amalfi Coast, Paris, Brazil, London.
Pioneering the world’s first mobile art online gallery - TheAppWhispererPrintSales.com has extended her reach even further, shipping from London, UK to clients in the US, Europe and The Far East to a global group of collectors looking for exclusive art to hang in their homes and offices. The online gallery specialises in prints for discerning collectors of unique, previously unseen signed limited edition art.
Her journey towards becoming The App Whisperer, includes (but is not limited to) working for a paparazzi photo agency for several years and as a deputy editor for a photo print magazine. Her own freelance photographic journalistic work is also widely acclaimed. She has been published extensively both within the UK and the US in national and international titles. These include The Times, The Sunday Times, The Guardian, Popular Photography & Imaging, dpreview, NikonPro, Which? and more recently with the BBC as a Contributor, Columnist at Vogue Italia and Contributing Editor at LensCulture. Her professional photography has also been widely exhibited throughout Europe, including Italy, Portugal and the UK.
She is currently writing several books, all related to mobile art and is always open to requests for new commissions for either writing or photography projects or a combination of both. Please contact her at: joanne@theappwhisperer.com

17 replies on “Our Daily App Giveaway – Movie*Slate – Worth $24.99/£17.49”

Woo! Amazing toolkit for making a short movies! Must be awesome to use! Would very love to have try of this app if possible.
Thanks for the awesome giveaway and chance! 😀
Happy weekends!

WOWZA!! This is one AMAZING app!! And so is The App Whisperer!! I love TAW for all the latest & greatest app giveaways!!

Joanne,

Because of you and the app whisperer, I have a great collection of crazy photo tools, a following on the eye-em site, and a “must read first” site in my bookmarks.

A slate tool like this would be a great complement to my film/ photo/ audio apps that I have acquired from your links in your daily postings.

Be well

Laurence

very neat sounds intricate have to see it in real use .. thks for your exceptional work on website

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The app looks quite professional and design seem very insightful. But I have only used iMovie.

Thanks for the review and giveaway.

theappwhisperer.com is my consultant for selecting iOS apps,i like to read the reviews and grab app news,i know TAW always choose carefully for apps and share the best to me.i’m fully believe in TAW’s choice.that’s my love most about TAW.

Movie Slate is a professional tool for shoot movies,hope i can try it.Thank you TAW for your share.

theappwhisperer.com is simply one of the sites I visited most often.i love to spend time here because it was founded by a professional photographer and many of reviewed apps were tested by the photographer herselves-not the guys from some other sites who only watched the itunes store previews and write down useless articles.

Whether win or not,I should thanks theappwhisperer.com for their hard works.

WOW! As one who would love to make a short movie, here’s is the right tool to get the job done. Thanks.

Wow! This looks like it could be very very useful. Thanks Appwhisperer! 🙂

Bummed I missed this. I have a friend who could really use this. Great giveaway. Thank you

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