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#1 Mako Koiwai

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Posted 16 March 2013 - 05:44 PM

Anyone know how to mount a Phantom on it's side ... and the monitor ... on a steadicam.

 

Trying to get a hold of the operator now:  Grant Cullwell

 

NIKE shoot 3/18-19/13

 

Thanks ...


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#2 GrantCulwell

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Posted 16 March 2013 - 05:54 PM

Hello Mako,

All of my contact info is on the call sheet that went out this morning or I just personally messaged you my phone number. Feel free to give a shout anytime.
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#3 Michael Tsimperopoulos SOC

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Posted 17 March 2013 - 03:27 PM

A few years ago, I was asked to fly a Varicam on its side, for a video-instalation art project where all monitors would also be sitting on their sides. It was a spur of the moment kind of thing, so a little improvisation was required as the sun was going down.

 

I used a Hill Arri-3 Low-Mode Bracket to mount the camera on its side, and quite a few dogbones attached to the XCS plate to provide the much-needed rigidness and support. Surprisingly, there was no vibration whatsoever. The Transvideo Cinemonitor has mounting points on all sides, so that was easy.

 

If I had a little more time, I'm sure I would find a more elegant way to do it, but most probably the Hill bracket would be my starting point once again.

 

On a side note, the experience of composing for a vertical frame (9:16) was so refreshingly different, that I had a wonderful time.

 

Take care !

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#4 Eric Fletcher S.O.C.

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Posted 17 March 2013 - 05:35 PM

I have two of those hill brackets for sale if you guys need them
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#5 GrantCulwell

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Posted 18 March 2013 - 01:36 PM

Thanks Michael and Eric. As of right now, we're thinking the set up may take longer than production scheduled time for. If that changes Eric, I'll give you a shout for the mount.


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