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Celtx Shots-Visualize your story and create multi-sequence storyboards, camera blocking, and lighting setups on the fly. (iOS)
Shot Designer- Made for directors and DPs. Creates animated camera diagrams, with shot list, storyboards and director's viewfinder, and sync and team sharing for pro users. (iOS)
DigiSlate- DigiSlate is a modern, free digital slate / clapperboard (iOS)
FilmTouch- Imports PDF callsheets and crew lists into a private, searchable list of your jobs, companies and coworkers. (iOS)
MapAPic-Organizes all your shoot locations in a searchable database. (iOS)
Scripts Pro-Automatically generates industry standard screenplay formatting. (iOS)