Date: September 18th - 23rd, 2019
Location: Historic Banning Mills, 205 Horseshoe Dam Rd. Whitesburg, GA 30185
Steadicam presents the iconic Banning Mills Gold Workshop – a 5 1/2-day immersive experience that offers each participant a wealth of practical and theoretical training experiences to raise the professional level of their operating. It is recommended that attendees have some basic training and operating experience to maximize this unique opportunity.
Attendees will work with larger Steadicam rigs like the M-1 and Archer2 with generally one experienced instructor for every four students and a maximum of 20 students total. The first section of the workshop is based around the Tiffen Steadicam Short Course syllabus but quickly moves on to more complex shot building and sophisticated techniques like the use of vehicles and other moving platforms to expand and deepen the operators’ skill sets. The majority of the workshop time is spent actually working with Steadicam rigs with some of the best operators and instructors available.
The cost of the workshop is $3,750.00 and includes instruction, equipment, room and board at the historic Banning Mills lodge in Whitesburg, Georgia. Attendees are responsible for their own transportation to and from the workshop site. Shuttle services and ride share services are available at the Atlanta airport and we will make an effort to connect attendees who wish to carpool prior to the event.
THE WORKSHOP INCLUDES:
Steadicam Gold Workshop training includes a number of elements, including some presentations, demonstration and videos, but the majority of the time is spent actually working with the Steadicam rigs.
- Physical principles - vest, arm and sled
- Balancing the Steadicam - both static and dynamic
- Inertial control and augmentation
- High Mode
- Low Mode
- Long Mode (ultra-high and ultra-low modes)
- Shooting from vehicles - hard and soft mounts
- Crane (depending on weather)
- Right and Left side operating