The grip book [electronic resource] / by Michael G. Uva.
- 3rd ed.
- Amsterdam ; Boston : Elsevier Focal Press, c2006.
1 online resource (419 p.)
- Cinematography -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Grips (Persons) -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
- Electronic books.
- System Details:
- text file
- This friendly, practical, on-the-job manual details the equipment, processes, and tricks of the trade that you will need to know in order to be a successful grip. This new edition contains the latest information on the newest equipment available and has been updated to reflect changes in the industry. This valuable professional reference, known as ""the bible"" for grips, contains more information than ever on how to become a professional grip and have a successful career, and will be an indispensable learning tool and reference for all experience levels. The Companion DVD includes visual de
- Front Cover; The Grip Book; Copyright Page; Contents; Contributing Companies and Manufacturers and Suppliers; Contributing Companies; Manufacturers and Suppliers; Letter from the Author; About the Author; Acknowledgments; A Bit of Encouragement; Introduction; What This Book Is About; About the Equipment; Tricks of the Trade-T.O.T.; Getting Started; A Little Grip History; The Grip Department; Key Grip; Best Boy Grip; Grips; A Typical Day for a Grip; Call Time; Setting up a Shoot; Call Sheet; Front Side of Call Sheet; Back Side of Call Sheet; Warehouse Stages; How It Goes on the Set
What to ExpectPace on the Set; What Key Grips Like; Warning/Disclaimer; The Big Break (Strictly for the Brand New Grip!); Set Etiquette; Call Time; New On the Set; Offering Expert Advice; Offering a Hand; Can We Help?; Don't Be a Hero; Titles; Always Out of Line for Crews; Wrap Time; Being a Professional Crew Member; An Eager Attitude; How to Get Hired Again; How Not to Get Hired Again; Personality Problems; Résumés; Peer Evaluation; The Answering Machine; Company Vehicles; Examples of Bad Bosses; My, My, My; Being a Good Communicator; Teachers and Students
Being Professional When You're BossThe Morning of the Shoot; Always In Line for Production; Always Out of Line for Production; Filling Out the Time Card; Crew Issues to Address; From Other Departments; Location Etiquette-Getting Along with Locals; Some Thoughts on Equipment; Crews and Their Own Equipment; The Professional Look; Health on the Set; Last Thoughts and Parting Advice; "Juices"; Success and the Ego; Financial Responsibility; Ron Dexter's Suggested Book and Source List; Sources; Publishers; Essential Equipment; Apple Boxes; Baby Plates; Bar Clamp Adapter Pin; Basso Block; Bazooka
Bead Board HolderBig Ben Clamp; Branch Holder; C-Clamp Branch Holder; Tree Branch Holder; Cable Crossovers; C-Clamps; Camera Wedge; Cardellini Clamp; Chain Vise Grips; Clipboard; Condor Bracket; Cribbing; Crowder Hanger; Cucoloris; Cup Blocks; Dots and Fingers; Drop Ceiling Scissor Clamp/Cable Holder; Drop Down, 45-Degree Angle; Empty Frames; Flag Box/Scrim Box; Flags and Cutters; Cutters; Flexarms; Furniture Clamp; Furniture Pad; Gaffer Grip; Grid Clamp; Grifflon; Grip Clip; Grip/Electrical Stage Box; Grip Helper; Grounding Rod/Spike; Hand Truck; Ladder
Lamppost System (by Backstage Equipment)Mafer Clamp; Matt Pipe Adapter Baby; Matt Poles-Polecats; Meat Ax; Miniboom; Muscle Truck (by Backstage Equipment); No-Nail Hanger; Offset Arms; Parallels; Pipe Clamp, Baby; Pipe Clamp, Junior; Pony Pipe Clamp; Poultry Bracket (Matthews); Putty Knife; Reflector; Reflector Slip-Ons (Scrims); Sandbags; Scrims-Grip; Single Net; Double Net; Lavender Net; Silk; Scrims, Butterfly Kits; Silks; Scrims, Flex; Side Arms; Stair Blocks; Stand Adapter Pin; Stands; C-Stand; C-Stand Operation; Low-Boy Stand; Reflector (Combo/Light) Stand; Overhead (High Roller) Stand
Overhead Stand Usage
- Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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