Step 6 – Running the Script (Mac)

You’re at the final stage of your approvals process – woohoo! Now all that’s left is to run the Image Approvals Script which will automatically separate your stills into Killed, Approved and Approved Selects folders. Please note that this guide is for Mac. If your device is running Windows, please follow this guide instead. Checks! […]

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Step 1 – File naming and Folder Structures

Having proper file naming and folder structures in place makes it easy to find images, see key information at a glance and ensure you do not lose images. It also means if you are using our In-House option, that you will be able to run our Script that will automatically find and pull out all […]

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Step 6 – Running the Script

You’re at the final stage of your approvals process – woohoo! Now all that’s left is to run the Image Approvals Script which will automatically separate your stills into Killed, Approved and Approved Selects folders so that you don’t have to do this manually. Please note that this script is for use on laptops and […]

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Step 5 – Kill Reports

Now that the approvals are locked in, you’re going to want to download the kill reports so that you have paperwork documenting all the kills made. Open the menu and head to the Downloads page. From here you can generate contacts sheets as well as spreadsheet reports of various configurations including: All unkilled images All […]

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Step 4 – Tracking actors’ progress and closing access

Now that your actors are making their way through their stills approvals, you may want to see how they’re getting on from time to time. You can keep an eye on their progress in two different ways: Days marked as done: When viewing the list of shoot days/image folders, you can see which actors have […]

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Step 3 – Tagging Actors

Now you’ve uploaded your images, it’s time to tag the actors! You only need to tag the actors who appear in each image and who have approvals rights for this production. Log in to https://app.imageapprovals.com/ and select the production you want to work with. Click on a shoot day, and select the image you want […]

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Step 2 – Uploading Your Images

Now that your images are all neatly named and organised in a clear, single layer folder structure, you’re ready to upload them! Even though you may have multiple file types of each image, you only need to upload the low res JPG versions of them to the platform. You can either upload them all, or […]

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Which images should I tag?

You’ve opted to process, tag and upload images in-house and your photographer has handed you a drive full of files in different formats – but which ones should you tag? You have a few different options: 1. JPGS already resized for uploading to Image Approvals: If your photographer has kindly provided you with JPGS that […]

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User Guide: how to upload your images to the platform

If you haven’t already resized and tagged your images, check out this short guide on how to do just that as this will need to be done first. If you are a photographer and are just uploading images to the platform for the production to tag later, then skip past the tagging step and just […]

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How to rename images in bulk

If you are a publicist or producer and your unit photographer has sent you images that don’t follow our recommended naming guidelines, you can quickly and easily do this for yourself in the following way. Please note that this might seem a bit technical however, these steps are easy to follow. If you run into […]

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How to add, remove and edit actor tags

Editing multiple tags at a time If you have an admin or photographer account and you’ve made a typo, or need to change tags in bulk, follow these simple steps. If you have a front-end only account, then skip to here. Log in to https://api.imageapprovals.com/ Navigate to the production you need to alter your tags […]

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How do I add a new actor?

If you are a power user you may need to create actor accounts yourself. Here is a step-by-step guide on how to create actor accounts and link them to a production. You can create new actor accounts either before or after creating a production and uploading images. Log on to the admin portal at https://api.imageapprovals.com/ […]

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How do I add a new production?

To manage a new production via Image Approvals, contact us to increase your production limit. If you have already done this and have permission to add more productions, login to the admin side of the platform at api.imageapprovals.com Click Productions on the menu on the left Click the green + Create New Production button on […]

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How do I change an actor’s kill percentage?

Log into the admin area of Image Approvals at api.imageapprovals.com and select production from the menu on the left. Click edit on the production you would like to amend actor kill rates for. Scroll down. Next to each actor currently attached to the production you will see some drop-down boxes: Kill Mechanism, S% and G%. […]

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How do I add/change the featured image for a production?

What is a featured image? A featured image is the image all users will see when they log into the front end of the platform at app.imageapprovals.com. Adding a featured image: Log into the admin panel at api.imageapprovals.com Select productions from the menu on the left. Click Edit by the production you wish to add […]

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How to quickly convert RAW files to JPGS

If you haven’t already, download your free version of Adobe Bridge – you will need this in order to convert your images using the method below. (See why you should use the perfect duo of Image Approvals and Bridge here.) Quick guide for the pros: Open Bridge > Select your RAW files > Right click […]

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