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Coronavirus (COVID‑19) Update 

ScreenSkills and First Option Certified Coronavirus Basic Awareness on Production Training 

All Equipment and Accessories supplied are sanitised before arriving on set.  


- Steadicam Tiffen Shadow V sled with Volt and tilting stage. Heavy Duty, high performance rig.

- 8" Transvideo Super bright HD Monitor

- G-70x arm (smoothly carries any load from 13 to 70 pounds (5.8 to 32 kg).

- Exovest 

- IDX batteries x 8 ( approved for carry-on airline baggage under IATA regulations)

- Heavy duty stand and docking bracket

- Fold down adicam cart with docking stand

- Vehicle hard mount (allows a Steadicam rig to be mounted to nearly anything)

- Cables, brackets and accessories.



- Rickshaw

(Full itemised kit list on request. Carnet ready)

Tiffen Steadicam Shadow
Steadicam Exovest
Steadicam G-70x arm
Arri Trinity camera stabilization


James’s rig is a Steadicam® Shadow V® for Professional Film.  Capable of supporting any film or broadcast camera. The Shadow V starts with a 25 to 38 inch (64-97cm) telescopic carbon fibre post coupled to the Ultra2® stage—with patented ± 20º tilt head—and terminating in a new solid base. Outfitted with the Ultra2 Gimbal, 800 nit HD/SDI/SD monitor, dual monitor mounts, frameline generator, and a dual battery mount (12 and 24 volts), the Shadow-V fills the need for a heavy-duty, high-performance rig.


James uses the G-70x arm that smoothly carries any load from 13 to 70 pounds (5.8 to 32 kg). With the revolutionary, patented Geo spring geometry optimises performance throughout its lifting range that makes even the slowest camera moves ultra smooth.

His vest is the Steadicam Fawcett Exovest™.  A semi-rigid exoskeletal vest that transfers the weight and torque of supporting a Steadicam system into anatomically appropriate areas, without interfering with natural movement. Compared to conventional vests, the Fawcett Exovest™ is lighter and less constrictive—allowing for better respiration, circulation, transpiration, and movement.

James was trained at Tiffen Steadicam UK


Trained in the new Arri Trinity System.

Available on request. Please call for details.

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