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#16 Lukas Franz

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Posted 17 May 2007 - 04:22 PM

I located a copy of the article by Ted called "Steadicam, An Operator's Perspective". It's 15 pages of great stuff. If anyone wants it for educational purposes, please email me and I'll send you a pdf.


...and one copy for me too. Thanks Alan!

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#17 RonBaldwin

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Posted 17 May 2007 - 06:08 PM

thanks for the article...it is the one I used to have, very funny and well written as all of Ted's stuff was.

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#18 Erik Brul

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Posted 18 May 2007 - 12:53 AM

I located a copy of the article by Ted called "Steadicam, An Operator's Perspective". It's 15 pages of great stuff. If anyone wants it for educational purposes, please email me and I'll send you a pdf.


Not only funny, for me even breathtaking :o
In part II Ted complete described some particular shots.., unbelieveable stuff.

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#19 Eric Fletcher S.O.C.

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Posted 18 May 2007 - 09:46 AM

Thanks I just got the email.

I have the original reprint of the two articles and if you all look on page 4 of it you will see a familiar name. My father took the photo of Ted Hardmounted to a Fisher dolly. He and Ted knew each other for years at that point and 3 weeks after He and Ted did that commercial Ted invited me up to Chicago to meet him and try on the Rig. I was 15 at the time. It was a life altering meeting.

Thanks for bringing back some great memories.
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#20 Charles Papert

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Posted 18 May 2007 - 12:37 PM

I can still remember "discovering" American Cinematographer at the Out-of-Town newsstand in Harvard Square, and the fates had conspired such that it was the issue that contained part one of this article. Read it over and over, and naturally bought the next issue to pore over the rest. I'm glad everyone's getting a chance to see it who didn't have the opportunity the first time, good job Alan!

Thanks to Dave Emmerichs, a lot more classic Teddy stuff will be emerging soon for public consumption.
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#21 Alan Lifton

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Posted 18 May 2007 - 02:42 PM

I also found an old "Explorer" segment where GB is interviewed about how he invented the rig and other things, and there is also some interesting old footage from the workshops back in the "80's. Garrett's flying the rig while riding a bicycle...!! Great stuff... I did my workshop in either 83 or 84 at Silvercup Studios in NYC. For me, that was my life-changing experience (well..., at least at the professional level... nyuk nyuk nyuk...). The segment is on VHS and I bumped it to DVD. I'll share if we can figure out how...

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#22 Alec Jarnagin SOC

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Posted 18 May 2007 - 03:16 PM

" also found an old "Explorer" segment where GB is interviewed about how he invented the rig and other things"


This can now be viewed on Garrett's web site at http://garrettcam.com/bio.php

A wonderful piece indeed.
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#23 RonBaldwin

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Posted 19 May 2007 - 01:11 AM

It's been said that Garrett invented the Steadicam and Ted invented the operator.
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#24 Eric Fletcher S.O.C.

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Posted 19 May 2007 - 02:54 AM

It's been said that Garrett invented the Steadicam and Ted invented the operator.



Very, very true
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#25 Sven Joukes

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Posted 19 May 2007 - 08:07 PM

Alan,

Tried to PM you, didn't work. Could you PLEASE send me a copy as well... Thanks again!

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#26 Chris Hood

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Posted 22 May 2007 - 10:34 AM

I would appreciate a copy as well.

Thank You, Chris Hood

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#27 Jean-Nicolas Dorion

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Posted 22 May 2007 - 01:36 PM

PM didn't work for me either... Can I get a copy too?

Thanks!

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#28 Andrey Yazydzhi

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Posted 23 May 2007 - 01:01 PM

Alan , send me a copy of the article by Ted "Steadicam , An Operator's Perspective" , please.

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#29 Mikko Paillot

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Posted 23 May 2007 - 03:14 PM

Hello, can i have a copy too, please...
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#30 Jimmie Wahlund

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Posted 26 May 2007 - 12:28 PM

I located a copy of the article by Ted called "Steadicam, An Operator's Perspective". It's 15 pages of great stuff. If anyone wants it for educational purposes, please email me and I'll send you a pdf.


Hey! I want one too.
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