Thursday, 28 July 2011

Fave TV #2 The Best Steadicam Shot In The World Ever

27 seconds of GOLD. From Eurovision 2009.

...and this is how Karsten Jacobsen did it:

Crash a handlebar-less segway into the stage while holding your steadicam... but just remember to keep on running...

UPDATE -- 27 Dec 2011

This is what happens when it goes wrong... (via @fieldproducer)

UPDATE -- 27 Aug 2012

DIY Steadicam - Flying Camera Support

Garret Brown's original Steadicam® is an icon that revolutionized filmmaking. Being the first and the best, it naturally and justifiably commands a premium price. It is for this reason that homemade DIY Flying Camera Supports have been around since at least 1977, just one short year after Mr. Brown's invention.

UPDATE -- 16 Dec 2012

Mike Reid hosting the Southern Television kids show Runaround, explaining how a steadicam works...

Link to the video here - love how to illustrate it they use a clip from... The Omen

UPDATE -- 19 Feb 2014

Well, technically, this ain't no Steadicam - it's a Gimbal.
(Should it ever come to pass... definite name for my third child)

But you run around with it like a steadicam...

(Via the phenomenal director, John Palmer)

MoVI M10 - Behind The Scenes - Steady Cam Camera Stabilizer Rig

Full top 100 fave TV clips list here

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