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Trim

Trim

November 19, 2012

Steadicam Letter Volume 1, Number 1 (1988) Getting your rig to behave sweetly.. Those of you who have attended any of our last half-dozen workshops are almost certainly aware that the subject of trimming

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Masters Agenda

Masters Agenda

November 15, 2012

Steadicam Letter Volume 1, Number 1 (1988) by Garrett Brown The idea of “Living Masters” began as a joke. I made it up during a TV interview -my mind was wandering (thinking about a

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Gothic Market in Milwaukee

Gothic Market in Milwaukee

November 14, 2012

Steadicam Letter Volume 1, Number 1 (1988) Brad Holmes fights for the Green Screen It all started with the notion that Hey! Here I’m the only Steadicam operator in Milwaukee and, by god, I’m

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School figures

School figures

November 14, 2012

Steadicam Letter Volume 1, Number 1 (1988) To get a sense of how good we are technically as operators and how we compare to others, we’ve been thinking that the Association members should develop

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The Steadicam and The Shining

The Steadicam and The Shining

November 10, 2012

by Garrett Brown American Cinematographer, August 1980 This article was published on the prestigious magazine American Cinematographer and it was written by Garrett Brown, inventor in 1972-74 of the Steadicam. This rare document is

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Have you seen any Steadicam action lately?

Have you seen any Steadicam action lately?

November 9, 2012

(1988.) Evidence of Steadicam in action can be soon everywhere. Current feauture productions such as “The Shining”, “Starting Over”, “Fame”, “Willie and Phil”, “Altered States”, “The Stunt Man”, “Xanadu”, “It’s my Turn”, “Wolfen”, “Prince

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Ted Churchill – “The results are often unique and miraculous”

Ted Churchill – “The results are often unique and miraculous”

November 7, 2012

Ted Churchill on Steadicam: “The results are often unique and miraculous” “Over the past twelve years – as director of photography as well as director and producer – I have encountered over and over

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United States Patent – Brown Patent

United States Patent – Brown Patent

November 1, 2012

[54] EQUIPMENT FOR USE WITH HAND HELD MOTION PICTURE CAMERAS [76] Inventor: Garrett W. Brown, 1845 Walnut St., Philadelphia, Pa. 19103 [22] Filed: Sept. 16, 1974 [21] Appl. No.: 506, 326 ABSTRACT Equipment for

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STEADICAM: An Operator’s Perspective Part II

STEADICAM: An Operator’s Perspective Part II

October 29, 2012

Ted Churchill 1983. One of the persistent difficulties productions have had to face in the past has been to find qualified operators for Steadicam. Up until a few years ago there were only a

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STEADICAM: An Operator’s Perspective

STEADICAM: An Operator’s Perspective

October 26, 2012

Ted Churchill 1983. Two-and-a-half years ago I inadvertently became involved in Steadicam like many others I had heard a great deal of discussion and conjecture about the machine, had seen memorable, though occasional, examples

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