Film Production Basics - Grip, Dolly and Crane
Expand your production skills and become an expert grip technician through our hands-on course designed by experienced film professionals.
Over two-days, you will cover not only the technical aspects of grip equipment, in particular the Dolly and Crane, but also how it increases the aesthetic quality of film.
Covering everything from setting up the grip, its use in shoots, how to operate it with precision, as well as health and safety on set, you will finish this course with advanced film technician skills. You’ll also receive plenty of feedback from our tutors during the course, and a chance to view and analyse your work as you learn.
You will graduate this course with a certificate and a copy of the film you shoot.
- Workplace health and safety
- Grip Cinematography
- Dolly and Crane set up
- Dolly and Crane basic movements
- Dolly and Crane advanced techniques
What you’ll learn
By the end of the course you should be able to:
- Demonstrate advanced knowledge of all camera-support equipment
- Effectively and efficiently set-up all grip and technical equipment
- Display advanced skills in camera movement and operation
- Understand health and safety regulations of the film industry
Who should attend
This course is ideal for anyone who has some knowledge of cameras, lenses and their features and would like to expand their skills of grip equipment. It is highly recommended for students who want to apply for further study in film.
Follow up courses
BA (Hons) in Digital Film Production
You should bring a notebook and pen to classes. You may also wish to bring your own laptop or tablet, however, this is not necessary.
|Date from||Date to||Day(s) of the week||Time||Duration|
|25 March 2017||26 March 2017||Sat-Sun||10.00-17.00||2 Days|
|3 June 2017||4 June 2017||Sat-Sun||10.00-17.00||2 Days|
|23 September 2017||24 September 2017||Sat-Sun||10.00-17.00||2 Days|
|18 November 2017||19 November 2017||Sat-Sun||10.00-17.00||2 Days|