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Learn about the equipment that can help you stabilize and support the camera. From tripods to jib arms, this module is an outstanding introduction to the gear filmmakers use to control their camera shots.


  • 18:00 video that walks you through current tripod and slider gear
  • Illustrated companion guide


  • How to choose the right tripod head for your project
  • The various types of stick available
  • Tripod operating techniques
  • How to choose and use a slider on set
"This would be an excellent way to support a production course — and it gives students a way to easily review basic concepts."
   - Richie Sherman,
     Pennsylvania State University