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Need Director's "Take" Sequence

Posted: Thu, 24th Apr 2003, 11:30am

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Kenneth Schulz

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Need effect between two video clips (trans), where director's slate appears (with real hand) and "snaps" clapper which reads: "TAKE #XX, brief HOLD, then reverses to off-screen. I would imagine this would be considered a "wipe". What would be great if user could change "take" numbers.

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Posted: Mon, 28th Apr 2003, 3:56pm

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Axeman

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You can buy a slate for about $20-$25 of of eBay or www.studiodepot.com It will work much better than a plug-in for what you are after. That way you can write the actual name of your production, and the scene and take numbers and al that jazz right on it and change it each time.

Plus, as a bonus, they are actually quite useful for filming.
Posted: Mon, 28th Apr 2003, 5:54pm

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Aculag

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Yeah. Slates are good for filming because you can log your scenes very easily.
Posted: Tue, 29th Apr 2003, 10:44am

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Kenneth Schulz

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Thanks for your replies. Good ideas. Have "Suncoast Video" store near me. They have the slates.

Will try green-screening video. My hands are a tad hairy, though. Will not use depilatory cream.

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Posted: Sat, 31st May 2003, 1:37am

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CB2001

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Or you can make your own slate, like I did. All you'd need is a small hinge, a few screws, some wood, some rub-off letters for glass and a piece of pexiglass.