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Hayley Dillon

AbelCine Chicago - TIFFEN SILVER STEADICAM WORKSHOP (certification)

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Anyone looking to learn Steadicam? AbelCine is hosting a Tiffen Steadicam Silver workshop in September (17th-19th)! This is a super immersive 3-day course, you'll be learning hands-on; actually getting to put on the vest and really practice. Also, lunch is included!
Here's a list of the stuff we'll be covering:
"Training Objectives
On completion of the training program the participants will be able to:
Assemble the Steadicam and fit camera and all accessories
Understand the principles of operation of a Steadicam
Balance the system correctly including dynamic balance
Put on and adjust the operators vest for best fit
Adjust the suspension arm for the camera weight
Understand rest positions
Start and stop smoothly
Post pan sled
Body pan sled
Track shooting sideways
Circle the subject
Walk forward shoot back
Switch forward and back
Handle actor sitting and standing from a chair
Tackle steps and stairs
Handle corners and corridors to best advantage
Change to low mode
Understand blocking out a shot
Have knowledge of working in adverse conditions
Communicate with clients and directors
This is by no means an exhaustive list and there will be many other skills and techniques passed on during the course of the workshop."
You'd be learning on larger rigs from the Zephyr up to the M-1! If you have any questions or you're interested in signing up, please feel free to reach out to me! 
There are also workshops in both NY and LA.

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