Sunday, 16 December 2012

Frank Butcher explains a steadicam

Added this to "The best steadicam shot in the world ever" post:

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


Here's the full Best Steadicam Shot In The World Ever post:

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.


Full top 100 fave TV clips list here

#3 This is how I answer the phone - Fave TV: Some Mothers Do Ave Em -->

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