How To Mark An Actor For Camera

Jared Abrams demonstrates a few simple ways of marking a set to help an actor identify his/her mark.

Here is a quick take on the various ways to mark an actor for focus and framing. The most common mark is a T shape in between the actor’s feet. We show a few more variations and explain the possible use for each one. We recommend using 1/4? paper tape with tabs for easy removal. This is primarily for interior use. Exterior marks can be done with chalk or sticks, golf tees, anything that will work etc. 

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