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The clapboard is one of the most recognizable tools used in the film industry, but also one of the most misunderstood. In this module, we’ll show you the purpose of a clapboard, how to properly use it and more importantly, how not to use it.
IN THIS MODULE
11:04 video that teaches you proper slate techniques
Complete companion guide
How to properly use a slate
Smart slates vs. dumb slates
How to properly mark a slate
How to mark MOS shots
How to mark sync sound shots
How to tailslate
How to mark a series
What are softsticks
What to do if you don't have a clapboard
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