Prep and Communication: A Discussion with DP’s and Producers | February 10

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Communicate, Collaborate, Evaluate and Decide with The Onset Assistant™
Safely communicate with your crew from anywhere in the world using annotation over live video monitoring and playback.
Onset Communication is a technology company specializing in visual communication for the film and television industry. We care about the quality of communication on set and making your day go smoother.
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Annotate over live video monitoring, stills and playback for faster communication.
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Use 12 channels to collaborate with individuals or groups.
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Review live feed, still frames, marked up images and playback to evaluate your decisions.
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Confidently share your decision with your team.
With social distancing and travel restrictions in place, the Onset Assistant™ is the safest and most efficient way to communicate with the rest of your team — as if they were on set. Whether you’re blocking a scene, pre-lighting, or checking continuity, you can competently work from a safe distance.

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Script supervisor using an Onset tablet
Script supervisor using an Onset tablet
Visual assist on location

"Every conversation I have with someone is about solving a problem and moving the production forward. The Onset Assistant saved me from being involved in many conversations as the crew was using the system to solve their own issues, which by proxy, saved the company time."

Luke Miller
Director of Photography Grace and Frankie - season 7 - Netflix

"I was nervous about adding new technology to the shoot … it turned out to be hugely useful and really easy to work with."

Millefiore Clarkes
Writer/Director Solastalgia

"I can't imagine going to another film shoot and having them say there's no Onset."

Donna Gorrill
Script Supervisor

"The Onset Assistant instant playback feature for quick reference saved my hide hundreds of times a day by solving crucial continuity questions."

Errol Richardson
Script Supervisor

“It works like a charm. It saved money because of travel and our carbon output as well. It was so crazy efficient.”

Greg Hemmings
Hemmings House Pictures
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