The Takes screen is where you'll add, edit and organize a Scene's Takes. Just like a real movie Slatable Auditions are organized into Scenes which contain as many Takes as you need to perfect the Scene.

Like a Take to add it to your Audition

So you can focus on your acting we've made it super easy to add a Take to your Audition. Just tapon the Take you want to include. You can rearrange the Takes order by tap-holding a Take and moving it into the position you want it to be. You can then go to the Scene's screen and tapto compile your tape. If you haven't liked any Takes you will see.

Add a new Take

Record as many Takes as you need to perfect the Scene. Tap on a Take's thumbnail to open the editor screen. Tap-hold to rearrange the Take's order.

Record Scene Audio

If you have no one to read with you can add audio of there other character's in your Scene to play back when you record a Take. Slatable only allows one Scene whereas SlatablePro allows multiple Scenes. Learn how to record Scene audio

Import a Take

If you prefer to use another camera app or have clips you want to include in your Audition just import them. You can only import landscape video. If you want to include a portrait full-body slate upgrade to SlatablePro. You can store unlimited 15 second slates to add to the beginning or end of your audition.


Delete or share a Take

To delete a Take just tap on Edit. The bottom tool bar will show a trash can and a share button. Just tap on the Scene you want to delete or share. Awill appear then tapto delete or to share. You can only delete or share one Take at a time.


Trim a Take

After recording a Take with Slatable's camera you can trim the beginning and end of the Take. If your Take is less than 4 seconds you will not be able to trim it. Slatable needs at least 2 seconds on each end of the Take to add transitions.

Simply slide the grey Trim handles in the top left and right of the screen to where you want to trim the Take. The bars will turn orange. Tap Trim and OK the edit to watch the Take back and Save or Cancel to edit again.

To trim a Take that you've imported or have already saved just tap on the Take to open the Trim view and go through the steps above. 

When you've edited a Take the thumbnail will bounce, showing you which Take you've edited. 


Change the order of Takes

If you decide you want to change the order of your Takes, simply tap-hold on a Take and slide it into the new position!

Remember to always follow casting directors instructions to the letter for a self tape. Everyone has a different way of working.