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#1 Joey Daoud

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Posted 17 January 2007 - 06:21 PM

Does anyone know the official (if there is one) film alphabet used when slating a scene? Apple, eh Baker?... I know it's different than the military alpha, bravo; but a Google search yielded nothing. Or am I wrong and there is no official alphabet, just use a word that starts with the letter? Thanks.
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#2 Chris Keth

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Posted 30 January 2007 - 01:37 PM

Does anyone know the official (if there is one) film alphabet used when slating a scene? Apple, eh Baker?... I know it's different than the military alpha, bravo; but a Google search yielded nothing. Or am I wrong and there is no official alphabet, just use a word that starts with the letter? Thanks.



Just use a short word that starts with the letter. Also, don't do stuff like use "photo" for p because it sounds like an F.
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#3 Jason Eitelbach

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Posted 30 January 2007 - 04:04 PM

I once did a shoot where it was all different cheeses.

"scene 3 Camembert!"
"scene 5 Asiago!"


Probably not the most professional though :)


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#4 Rory Hanrahan

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Posted 30 January 2007 - 05:22 PM

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