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Learn the types of rigging tools used by grips on set to position lights and lighting control instruments.


  • 9:45 video that walks you trough the basic types of rigging gear
    • Sandbags
    • Lollipops
    • Offset Arms
    • Chain Vice Grips
    • Baby Plates
    • Grip Clips
  • Complete illustrated companion guide


  • The most common rigging tools used by grips on set
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