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#1 PeterAbraham


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Posted 25 April 2008 - 01:44 PM

The Eastern Classic Steadicam Workshop

November 2-8, 2008

Hosted by The Tiffen Company. We are once again holding our Eastern
Classic at Historic Banning Mills. This beautiful facility is
located south of Atlanta, Georgia. We enjoy the combination of a
luxurious main lodge and the rustic visuals of the abandoned paper
mill site along the Snake Creek. Come and spend a week of day and
night intensive training using the newest systems. Eat, sleep and
breathe Steadicam Operating.

The reknowned Steadicam Classic Workshop began in Malibu California
in the 1980?s. It has developed into the premiere Steadicam Workshop
in the world, offering excellent instructors, state of the art
Steadicam gear and workshop experience.

The group is limited to 16 students. There are 5 Instructors,
including our lead Instructor, Jerry Holway. Jerry has been a
Steadicam Operator for more than 25 years and is the co-inventor of
the Steadicam Ultra 1 and Ultra 2, as well as many other inventions.
He will be joined by 4 other highly experienced Steadicam Operators
who have instructed together before.

The Syllabus includes:

Flying the Rig
Details of sled, arm and vest
Vehicle Mount
Use of ultra long post feature for super low mode and super high mode
Balance of the Steadicam. Dynamic and Static Balance.
Work on stairs and uneven surfaces
Operating from both sides. ( Left and Right side Steadicam )
Compositional skills and techniques
Integration of accessories: Follow Focus, on-board recording, HD/SD
Evening discussions of shots, screening clips and deconstructing shot

The Tiffen Company will be providing state of the art equipment, from
our Ultra 2 system and our new Clipper 324 and Clipper 312 and Archer
systems to the new Flyer F24LE with telescoping post. This is a ?Big
Rig? workshop. As always, there will be one each of the Flyer, Pilot
and Merlin systems as well.

The workshop dates are November 2-8, 2008. Historic Banning Mills.
205 Horseshoe Dam Road, Whitesburg, GA 30185. Phone: 770-834-9149.

Tuition for this workshop is $ 3,000.00 USD.
Deposit of $ 500.00 USD reserves your slot. The
balance of the tuition is due no later than September 15, 2008.

This tuition includes housing, all meals while on site, instructional
manual and training and a Certificate of Completion. Students are
responsible for their own transportation into the Atlanta area, and
for transporting themselves down to Historic Banning Mills. For
transportation from Atlanta Hartsfield Airport, contact Banning Mills.

To register for this workshop, follow the link at the bottom of this posting and click on ?Reserve A Workshop? and fill out the form. Any questions regarding the details of the Eastern
Classic Steadicam Workshop should be directed to me, Peter Abraham at
pabraham@tiffen.com . My phone number is (917) 453-1219.

Best wishes to all,

Peter Abraham

Director of Technical Services, Educational Program Coordinator

The Tiffen Company

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