The key to well-managed film and television productions is communication.

The Onset Assistant enables fast, accurate communication.

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Stay on track

Turn 10 minute discussions into 10 second decisions.

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Up to date

Keep the crew informed about what shot you're on and what is coming up next.

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Reference material

Quickly capture stills from a live camera or playback, add annotations and notes, and save for future reference.

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Ultra fast playback

Go from recording to playback on multiple devices in less than 2 seconds.

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Frame guides

Overlay frame guides on live camera feeds and capture perfect shots for every platform.

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Get everyone on the same page with visual communication.

Our customers are our biggest fans.

We don't like to brag, but we don't mind letting our customers do it for us. Here are a few nice things folks have said about the Onset Assistant over the years.


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

Donna Gorrill
Script Supervisor

"It was invaluable to help me spot bogies, reflections and focus issues."

Mahdi Selseleh
Camera Assistant

"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

Help your
department get the most out of every day.

Our team has lived the pain of production problems, and we have developed the Onset Assistant to help you save time, reduce frustrations, and focus on creating great work.


Media assets

Instantly access a comprehensive media library of reference material, stills, and recent takes. Need we say more?

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Turn "What shot comes next? Do we need a new setup?" into "Got it-- closeup on Actor B with the same setup." in seconds with a few annotations.

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Immediate fixes

No more "We'll fix it in post"! Circle mistakes as they happen to avoid retakes and regrets in the edit all while keeping quiet on set.

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Make a detailed lighting tweak the gaffer can easily follow and save it for future reference.

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Discreet discussions

Hop into an empty channel for a private visual conversation.

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Props placement

Communicate subtle changes quickly and easily then save them to the media library for later reference.

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Does it take long to setup?

No way. You can go from powered-down to reviewing media or recording in less than three minutes.


Is training required to use the software?

No. The Onset Assistant is easy to use and quick to learn. If you are familiar with Android or iOS you'll go from novice to expert in no time.

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