App of the Week – DSLR Toolkit

Welcome to this week’s “App of the Week” column. You know, the writing quality may not be up to snuff, but at least I came up with a unique and original name, right?

This week’s app is less in the “holy crap this will change your life” category than it is firmly wedged (snicker) in the “handy enough to keep around” category. Whether or not you shoot on a DSLR (the staple of today’s low-budget indie filmmaking world) check out DSLR Filmmaker Toolkit. Continue reading


App of the Week – Shot Lister

EDIT: The maker of this app, Zach Lipovsky, emailed me to let me know they’ve temporarily dropped the price for their “Going back to Film School” sale. It’s $13.99 for a limited time.

Welcome to another installment of my “App of the Week” column! I was going to go with a different column name but this one surveyed better than “Things On Your iPad That Will Give You A Boner”.

This week’s app is one of my faves. If you’re a Director, Producer, 1st AD, a DP or anyone else who thinks their job description just HAS to be capitalized and/or acronym’ed, you’re going to love the flaming shit out of Shot Lister.

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App of the Week – Celtx Mobile

Welcome to my first Film App of the Week Column post. I’m going to try to get a new post out each Friday with an app that I can’t live without as a filmmaker. In addition to just telling you about the app and what it can do, I’ll list a few of the ways I use it that I think may be unique or different, or that I haven’t seen others do before. All of my posts will relate to iOS apps only, since I have never and will never use Android, diehard Apple fanboy that I am.

Hopefully you’ll find this useful. If not, go read another fucking blog.

Kidding. Love you. You’re intelligent and sexy. Please don’t go.

Since this is the first week of this, let’s begin with the beginning of the filmmaking process.
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