call sheet


: a daily schedule of filming for a movie or television show

Examples of call sheet in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Schottenheimer, who has shoved the call sheet from the day’s practice into the front of his shorts, turns to a reporter and grins. David Moore, Dallas News, 17 Aug. 2023 McCarthy and Prescott stood beside each other, both holding a call sheet, and talked through a playbook that Prescott himself will execute Sept. 10 against the New York Giants. Michael Gehlken, Dallas News, 27 Aug. 2023 The next class would cover time cards and call sheets. Michael Schulman, The New Yorker, 30 Aug. 2023 Gran Turismo, though, marks the first film that put him at No. 1 on the call sheet. Sydney Odman, The Hollywood Reporter, 10 Aug. 2023 Romance was on the call sheet for pretty much everyone else. Hunter Ingram, Variety, 9 Aug. 2023 Of the thousands of striking film and television actors who are members of SAG-AFTRA, vanishingly few will ever see their name on the marquee of a multiplex or listed at #1 on a call sheet. Josh Rottenberg, Los Angeles Times, 9 Aug. 2023 Most of them say they’ve been dragged back to working for scale in a marketplace that has paid high-wattage stars record fees but put the squeeze on everyone else down the call sheet. Cynthia Littleton, Variety, 24 July 2023 Also on the call sheet are Isabela Merced, playing Hawkgirl; Edi Gathegi as Mister Terrific; and Gunn stalwart Nathan Fillion as macho Green Lantern Guy Gardner. Borys Kit, The Hollywood Reporter, 12 July 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1907, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of call sheet was in 1907

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Cite this Entry

“Call sheet.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Oct. 2023.

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