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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
The videos are a big leap forward for contemporary classroom videos, utilizing clean greenscreen, working professionals and 16:9. The film is well-paced and will be a great addition to classroom instruction. It is designed and constructed in ways both interesting and accessible to student filmmakers. I hope to utilize the material in my classroom!”
   - Tom Dunphy, Orange-Ulster BOCES