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#1 Sanji Robinson

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Posted 27 September 2016 - 01:50 AM

Hello,

 

What are some ways to rig a large solid (like a 20x20) to a celling? No frame, just the rag perhaps attached to some speed rail?

 

The idea is to create as much negative fill as possible (keep the light from bouncing off the walls) and keeping the interior as dark as possible.

 

I have attached a picture of the space.

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Edited by Sanji Robinson, 27 September 2016 - 01:52 AM.

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#2 Edward Lawrence Conley III

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Posted 27 September 2016 - 01:05 PM

Wall spreaders.


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#3 JD Hartman

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Posted 28 September 2016 - 08:22 AM

You're a 1st AC, why do you need to know?  It's the job of a Grip. 


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#4 timHealy

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Posted 14 October 2016 - 08:10 PM

Paint the ceiling black? Paint it back when done.

 

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#5 David Mullen ASC

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Posted 15 October 2016 - 09:54 AM

Use lightweight black plastic tablecloth material, the type caterers use sometimes wrapped over and taped up on a fold-up table.
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#6 Tyler Purcell

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Posted 15 October 2016 - 11:22 AM

You're a 1st AC, why do you need to know?  It's the job of a Grip.


Yep, sure is. I'm sure my gaffer would build some crazy rig out of c stands, a bunch of clips and black duvetine. :P
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#7 Kel Tay

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Posted 18 October 2016 - 02:55 AM

Get those 3M kitchen hooks. gentle to wallpaints. 3 on one end , and another 3 on the other end of the wall.

 

Puncture ur black fabric (textile shop) with holes and then tie a simple knot into the hole and then tie to the hooks. make it stay as flat as possible


Edited by Kel Tay, 18 October 2016 - 02:56 AM.

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