Tech Tip Fridays: mRelease App for iPhone
In the past weeks I have written about some cool apps for the iPhone and iPad that are incredibly useful for directors, DP’s, and photographers. Of course there are a number of other tasks that must be accomplished on set outside of the technical – and unfortunately a lot of it is release paperwork. Now, thanks to HDDSLR technology, crews are becoming smaller and more efficient, and there may not be someone around to handle getting all of those pesky releases printed, signed, and filed. That’s why at $2.99, mRelease is an incredible resource.
The mRelease app (by beingMEdia) is a helpful tool that drafts releases for talent, location, props, or crew, based on a few basic bits of information about your shoot that you input yourself. You can then use the built in camera to take a picture of your subject, and have them sign the release via the touch screen. From there, the app makes a .pdf and sends it straight to your email inbox.
Having this sort of tool in your pocket as a filmmaker is incredibly helpful and can make your shoot more efficient – but having this tool as a photographer can be a life saver.
If you are interested in this app, go to the following link on iTunes by CLICKING HERE.