The Callsheet Cheatsheet

The most popular question stand-ins ask on Stand-In Central is what all of the abbreviations mean on the callsheet — that dense sheet of information you get on the top of your sides.

We’ve created The Callsheet Cheatsheet to decipher these abbreviations for you — to unlock the secrets of your next stand-in job.

cover-callsheet-cheatsheet-The Callsheet Cheatsheet is a must-have resource — a concise and easy-to-use glossary compiled from years of experience interpreting film and television callsheets.

Available for Immediate Download!

The Callsheet Cheatsheet includes nearly every abbreviation and relevant term you’ll see on callsheets when you are standing in, organized alphabetically for quick reference.

The Callsheet Cheatsheet also includes a special section on work status, giving extra detail on the meanings of the codes beside your actor’s name.

Created by our editor and experienced stand-in, Ben Hauck, The Callsheet Cheatsheet is available as a downloadable PDF, which may be read on your computer, your Kindle, or other PDF-enabled ereader. It may also be printed onto a single page for easy reference on set.

The Callsheet Cheatsheet is $8 and available for immediate download with a credit card or PayPal account. See below to order.


Buy The Callsheet Cheatsheet bundled with The Stand-In Handbook and save $3! See below to order the bundle.


Buy The Callsheet Cheatsheet, The Stand-In Handbook, or the bundle, and you’ll unlock restricted articles on Stand-In Central!

Ordering Information

Please note that within minutes after purchase a download link for the PDF will be emailed to you.  If you do not see the email, please check your spam or bulk folder.  Please read our very short Terms & Conditions before purchasing.  Downloads must be made within 2 days.

Please note that The Callsheet Cheatsheet is a PDF file and not a physical book.

Upon purchase and payment verification, you will receive an email within a few minutes with a download link. If if does not show up in your inbox within a few minutes, please check your spam or bulk folder before contacting Stand-In Central.

Also, please note that in purchasing The Callsheet Cheatsheet, you have 2 days (48 hours) in which to download the file. We cannot refund an order if the download is not made within the 2 days. If you are unable to download the file within the next 2 days, please consider making your purchase at another time.

If you have any questions about or problems with your order, please contact Stand-In Central using the Customer Service subject line here:

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Latest version of The Callsheet Cheatsheet: 1.06 (Updated July 7, 2018)