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#1 Alexander Pauckner

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Posted 18 February 2015 - 09:55 AM



I will be shooting a dokumentary in China. Because of finanziall issues I will not be able to bring my own rig.


The producer wants me to use an "glidecam x-20". I haven`t used this rig before, but it doesn`t look very professional to me. Especially the monitor "bracket" looks to be a problem,since I want to be able to switch quickly between high- and lowmode, and it does not seem to be possible to turn the Monitor quickly. Also the gimbal seems realy small, after normaly using a 1.8" gimbal.


I would love to use a artemis EFP or a steadicam archer, but the total cameraweight will be about 5 kg, so a small rig would also do. I do not have any experience with lightweight rigs. Any suggestions what rig I should ask for, and where we could order it? We will be shooting near Bejing. ,





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#2 James Puli

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Posted 18 February 2015 - 01:30 PM

Salon Films is the Panavision rep company in China (or at least Hong Kong, but I think they have a Beijing office) and from memory they have a couple Of Steadicams available.

They'd be your best bet to get started with.
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