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MōVI – a revolutionary handheld stabilized system takes flight

MōVI – a revolutionary handheld stabilized system takes flight

January 23, 2014

With nearly 1 million video views in under two days it’s deja vu all over again for me but just as sweet and special (and unexpected [this fast!]), and for Tabb who was featured

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Steadicam plates for Return of The Jedi

Steadicam plates for Return of The Jedi

June 6, 2013

Told with wit and charm, Garrett Brown executes a first-ever shoot with the steadicam, an impossible, brain-frazzling walk through the woods. Just 100 more yards. My left hand is slippery with sweat. Legs tired.

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Mōvi Should Look To Complement Steadicam

Mōvi Should Look To Complement Steadicam

May 30, 2013

FreeFly Systems MoVI gimbal rig rocked the recent NAB Show in Las Vegas and in doing so awoke a generation of remote control aero designers in to thinking they could design a similar rig

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Return Of The Jedi’s Absurdly Great Speeder Chase

Return Of The Jedi’s Absurdly Great Speeder Chase

May 1, 2013

How They Filmed Return Of The Jedi’s Absurdly Great Speeder Chase This year marks the 30th anniversary of Return Of The Jedi, the Ewok-filled amazingness that spelled the end of the original Star Wars

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How I Shot A Corporate Promo Video

How I Shot A Corporate Promo Video

April 1, 2013

How I Shot A Corporate Promo Video With Motion Timelapses And A Steadicam by Mike Wilkinson Back in October, the local headquarters of a global company that specializes in industrial automation hardware and software

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The Stabilizer Gear Expo

The Stabilizer Gear Expo

March 18, 2013

“The Stabilizer Gear Expo: Manufacturers of the leading body-worn camera stabilizers and stabilizer accessories, come together in one place to demo their products to film and video industry professionals.” The idea behind the expo

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Inside Alex Buono’s Toolkit

Inside Alex Buono’s Toolkit

February 25, 2013

Inside Alex Buono’s Toolkit: Shooting ‘Saturday Night Live”s Digital Shorts When a television show runs for more than 37 years, it must be doing something right. Such is the case with NBC’s Saturday Night

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Steadicam technology taught at Bangor college

Steadicam technology taught at Bangor college

January 24, 2013

By Brian Swartz, Of the Weekly Staff From biker scouts chasing Luke and Leia to exciting NFL end-zone action to reality TV, Steadicam technology improves the video footage that people watch. Since the advent

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Paul Edwards talks about using 3D Steadicam on 47 Ronin

Paul Edwards talks about using 3D Steadicam on 47 Ronin

December 10, 2012

by Paul Edwards December 2012 I was fortunate enough to be the B camera / Steadicam operator on the feature film ’47 Ronin’ which was filmed recently at the new Raleigh Studios in Budapest

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TRIM – Part II THE SEQUEL

TRIM – Part II THE SEQUEL

November 26, 2012

Steadicam letter Volume 1, Number 2 (1988) The Grand Unified Theory of Trim by Arnold DiGiulio Trimming Steadicam for proper panning is essentially a problem in dynamic balance, not unlike that of balancing a

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