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Hand Held Hollywood’s Filmmaking with the iPad & iPhone by Taz Goldstein

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Chapter 8. The Most Versatile Tools on Set

Now that you’ve made the decision to shoot your next masterpiece on your iPhone or iPad, it’s time to face a very harsh reality. While your iOS device is busy making other video cameras feel inadequate, it won’t be available to do anything else. By now you must know that this is totally unacceptable!

What if you need to view revised script pages in Final Draft Reader or obtain a signed release form in Easy Release or update your blocking diagram in Shot Designer? It’s just not practical to keep yanking your iPhone or iPad off its tripod. Clearly, you need another iOS device. Maybe two. Possibly three. I’d get five to be safe.

All joking aside, I’m not joking.

Once you bring your iOS device to set, you’ll ...

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