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ABOUT THIS MODULE

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

LEARN

  • 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
"Will use it for sure."
 
    - William Linsman, Boston University
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