Apps for Filmmaking Android and iOS

Android Apps For Filmmakers

SL DigiSlate
Digital slate for Android


A slate(clapboard) intended for use in professional film productions. Designed for anyone that needs a digital slate for their production. $9.99
Available from SL DigiSlate on Google Play




SL Director’s Viewfinder
Digital director's viewfinder for Android


This app is designed for directors and DP’s to block out and stage shots. $9.99 Available from SL Director’s Viewfinder on Google Play



DSLR Controller

DSLR Controller is the first and only app that allows you to fully control your Canon EOS DSLR from your Android device with only a USB cable. No computer or laptop required. $7.73 DSLR Controller on Google Play



Photo Tools
Calculates DOF, Hyperfocal Distance, Field Of View and Time Lapse


Includes: – DOF & Hyperfocal Distance Calculator, – Field Of View Calculator, – Time Lapse Calculator, – Timer, – Light Meter (using Camera & EXIF) and a ton more. Free
Photo Tools on Google Play




iOS Apps For Filmmakers

Shot Lister
Digital shot lister


Shot Lister can work from pre-production to the minute by minute decisions on set. It’s designed to deliver a solution that can build, organize, schedule and share shot lists digitally. $13.99
Shot Lister at iTunes Store



VisualDOF



Calculate and compare the depth of field of various f-stops at a glance. $4.99
VisualDOF at iTunes Store



MovieSlate® (Clapperboard & Shot Log)
Digial Slate


All-in-one digital slate, clapper board, shot log, and notepad $24.99
MovieSlate at iTunes Store



Director’s Viewfinder
artemis directors finder app



Works in much the same way as a traditional directors viewfinder but more accurately and with loads more features. Perfect for location scouting or making storyboards. Camera formats included.$29.99
Director’s Viewfinder at iTunes





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