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#1 Mark Klassen

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Posted 06 February 2014 - 11:55 AM

Looking to do a long truss mounted tracking shot for a show I'm working on in NYC. Can't seem to pinpoint what a system like this is called and where to rent in NYC: http://www.youtube.c...KcBNbRSdyI#t=14

 

Anybody have any suggestions? 

 


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#2 Adrian Sierkowski

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Posted 06 February 2014 - 12:08 PM

I'm wondering if a DoggiCam systems High Def Dolly or similar would work:

 

http://doggicam.com/

 

all depends on what camera you're using. Also a Skycam, like they use for  games on the cables could work as well.


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#3 Daniel Wallens

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Posted 09 February 2014 - 05:20 PM

Try FXWest's wildcat system out of Denver. 303.922.2202. They also do spydercam.

 

There's also the trussdolly (or the smaller twindolly) from SGS (www.solidgripsystems.eu).

 

I also concur doggicam can get this done.


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#4 Sanjay Sami

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Posted 13 February 2014 - 07:35 AM

This is a system I built a long time ago, but have since motorised it with a Preston DM1 motor and a micro force zoom controller.

It is the middle picture on the second row.

 

http://thegripworks....arjeeling2.html


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#5 Sanjay Sami

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Posted 13 February 2014 - 07:36 AM

Some more pictures here

 

http://thegripworks.com/rigging.html


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#6 James O'Hara

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Posted 11 March 2014 - 06:56 PM

Contact Atlantic Cine Equipment. They have several varieties of tracking systems availble.

 

www.aceeast.com

 

They just did the Victoria Secrets fashion show with the track runner. They also have a lift arm that posts the head up while dollying. They have the best toys.


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