Remote control, metadata, & logging of ARRI Alexa & RED Epic/Scarlet cameras.
Camera Sync Features
Connect wirelessly to supported ARRI Alexa cameras via Timecode Systems :pulse hardware
Connect wirelessly to supported RED EPIC and SCARLET cameras via REDLink hardware
Start & Stop recording
Set production information
Get live metadata from the camera
Set many camera settings such as FPS, White Balance, and ISO
Monitor media usage, power level, and fan speed
Supports logging and control when using MovieSlate 8’s Reality Multicam feature
Dedicated camera reports
For supported ARRI Alexa cameras: a Timecode Systems :pulse WiFi hub connected to the camera
For supported RED EPIC and SCARLET cameras: a REDLink module connected to the camera
A Wifi network.
This feature includes a dedicated Camera report, detailing camera metadata and Notes &
ratings made for each shot. Reports can be output in HTML or PDF right from MovieSlate.
Metadata straight from the camera
Logging the metadata your camera generates can be a tedious process thats prone to mistakes.
Forget to increment the scene on the camera?
Changed lenses from the last setup but forgot to update MovieSlate?
What’s the precise timecode in of all your shots? When you use sync to a supported camera with
MovieSlate you can get metadata from your camera as well as set data on the camera.
When synced to a camera, MovieSlate will record changes to pitch, roll, and white balance as fast as the camera reports them.
When your ARRI or RED camera is outfitted with a “smart” lens MovieSlate will
record changes to focus distance, iris, white balance, and focal length (for zoom lenses).
Easier input and control
Let MovieSlate be your your trigger— start and stop recording from MovieSlate’s Camera or Multicam tabs. Send metadata back to the camera including:
Cinematographer / DP
Location / GPS Coords
Keep an eye on things
Monitor your media usage, battery levels, and even your camera’s fan speeds. When connected to a RED EPIC or SCARLET view
the RGB histogram on MovieSlate’s Camera tab along with the camera’s other vitals.
Camera Sync Demo — RED Digital Cinema camera
MovieSlate 8 synched to a RED EPIC-X with a Dragon Sensor and a Cooke smart lens.
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Camera Sync Demo — ARRI Alexa camera
MovieSlate 8 synched to an ARRI Alexa XT with a Fujinon smart lens.