Have it your way
Customize MovieSlate’s behavior and appearance to suit your workflow and tastes.
With a free MovieSlate Cloud
membership you can share your Workspaces
amongst all your iOS devices and even other MovieSlate Cloud members. Learn more
Create a Workspace for each of your Productions and then quickly switch between them
according to your work schedule.
Save all Settings as a Workspace.
Customize MovieSlate’s Settings: tabs, behaviors, colors, text snippets, labels, input styles, and more.
Then save a collection of all those settings as a Workspace. Quickly switch between different Workspaces with just a tap!
Choose which tabs appear in MovieSlate’s tabbar at the bottom of the screen.
Hide unneeded tabs and keep the essential tabs that fit your current workflow.
Decide what should happen when shots start, end, and on
false takes. Automatically increment take and slate numbers, filenames, and more.
That Syncing Feeling.
Customize which data fields to receive when synced to
another MovieSlate. Test timecode sync headphone connections, and set many other
timecode sync options.
Lock it Down.
Choose to lock data and/or orientation to landscape/portrait when
the slate’s clapper hinge button is tapped.
Many slate fields have vertical labels on their left sides.
You can customize these labels— as seen onscreen, and in reports.
Manage your text snippet phrases, abbreviations, and groups.
Use snippets to quickly enter canned text into slate fields and notes.
Input with Style.
Choose which entry tool (keyboard, keypad, snippets) will
appear when a particular field is tapped. You can assign a specific snippet group to a
particular field. For some fields (like SCENE), you can also choose how to
format the field’s data.
Choose to save GPS location to History, or whether to save
any History at all.
Customize the slate’s appearance for each production, or to suit
your personal style. Choose from various themes, slate backgrounds, colors, fonts,
and clapper stick designs. Even add your own production logo graphic— which also
appears at the top of MovieSlate’s HTML and Sound Reports.
View some examples
Display focus, color, or gray charts on the slate— useful to
your camera operator when adjusting white balance or setting lens focus.
View included charts
Choose a slate graphic to display when the shot starts, and how
long to display it.
When a shot starts, a Siri-like voice can announce roll/scene/take, and other credits.
Full-screen credits animation can briefly display each piece of production meta such as: date, timecode,
director, DP, roll, scene, take, production, location, and many more.
View credits animation
Choose how to trigger the start of a shot by: tapping the
clapper sticks, hinge button, anywhere on the slate, shaking the iOS device, or detecting
external clapper sticks from an iPad case like the ikan T-Slate, or electronic stick signal from a Denecke TS-TCB.
Learn More about Clapperstick iPad Cases
Save time when running reports by pre-choosing your
preferred report format, contents, and recipient lists.