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#1 Lisa Wiegand

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Posted 23 February 2006 - 01:17 AM

Hi everyone,

I was just wondering if anyone had any ideas for rigging an Eyemo to a mic stand a singer will be moving around and singing into ----- and rigging to a guitar that will be moving and used during the shot. This is for a very low budget music video. Any suggestions are welcomed --- thank you so much.

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#2 Dan Salzmann

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Posted 23 February 2006 - 05:54 AM

If the music video is being shot in 35mm the budget can't be that low :-).
I've seen this done with the Ikonoscop A-cam in super16.
A monopod would be good for the mikestand perhaps with a ballhead.
For the guitar stuff, a counterweighted wood plank would do it.
While Eyemo's are small, I think that they are too heavy to safely attach to a real guitar (without damaging it).
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#3 Patrick Neary

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Posted 23 February 2006 - 12:37 PM

Hi-

Filmtools has a "super-mafer" clamp with a ball head that claims to hold 13 lbs.
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#4 Dan Salzmann

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Posted 23 February 2006 - 07:39 PM

I meant without damaging the guitar!
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#5 Lisa Wiegand

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Posted 23 February 2006 - 07:42 PM

Awesome - thank you guys so much. I'm gonna go see what they've got at filmtools --- and the monopod is a great solution.

thanks again.

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