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#1 Tim J Durham

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Posted 14 July 2005 - 07:55 PM

Hi,
I'm looking for a steadicam owner/operator for 4-5 days starting on August 7. Will be shooting at Towson State Univ. just outside of Baltimore with my Canon XL-2 (16:9, 24p) so familiarity with that cam is a must. It will be you and a PA to help you shooting mostly sideline action at football practice and surrounding business. If you know a good PA/cam assist you like to work with, let me know. E-mail me your details at timjbd@yahoo.com and we can talk turkey.

You needn't be the most experienced Steadicam op but knowledge of the XL-2 is a must. In lieu of XL-2 knowledge, I would consider hiring you if you were an SDX-900 owner as well as that is the primary cam.

OK, that's it then.
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#2 Markus Rave

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Posted 15 July 2005 - 11:20 AM

Check http://new.steadicamforum.com for your request. Sure you´ll find someone there.

Good luck

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#3 Tim J Durham

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Posted 15 July 2005 - 12:30 PM

Check http://new.steadicamforum.com for your request. Sure you´ll find someone there.

Good luck

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Yeah, I checked there first to see if there was a "Jobs" thread. Nope. Would be great if there was a way to see who lived where and I could just e-mail them, but nothing. So here it is.
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#4 Tim Tyler

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Posted 15 July 2005 - 02:43 PM

There is a 'Jobs and Resumes' forum at http://www.steadicam...hp?showforum=22

I just added a 'Searchable Location' field in the Steadicam Forum so ops can submit info that a producer might use to find and hire them. I've emailed the forum members but it likely will take them a while to update their profiles.

To search by location, go to http://www.steadicamforum.com/forums/

Click 'Members' in the top navigation.

Scroll down below the list and click 'Toggle More Options'

Enter a value in the 'Searchable Location' field like 'Los Angeles' and click 'Go' to submit.
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#5 Tim J Durham

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Posted 15 July 2005 - 03:29 PM

There is a 'Jobs and Resumes' forum at http://www.steadicam...hp?showforum=22

I just added a 'Searchable Location' field in the Steadicam Forum so ops can submit info that a producer might use to find and hire them. I've emailed the forum members but it likely will take them a while to update their profiles.

To search by location, go to http://www.steadicamforum.com/forums/

Click 'Members' in the top navigation.

Scroll down below the list and click 'Toggle More Options'

Enter a value in the 'Searchable Location' field like 'Los Angeles' and click 'Go' to submit.

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Thanks Tim. You're the bomb.
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#6 Tim J Durham

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Posted 15 July 2005 - 03:39 PM

There is a 'Jobs and Resumes' forum at http://www.steadicam...hp?showforum=22

I just added a 'Searchable Location' field in the Steadicam Forum so ops can submit info that a producer might use to find and hire them. I've emailed the forum members but it likely will take them a while to update their profiles.

To search by location, go to http://www.steadicamforum.com/forums/

Click 'Members' in the top navigation.

Scroll down below the list and click 'Toggle More Options'

Enter a value in the 'Searchable Location' field like 'Los Angeles' and click 'Go' to submit.

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The first one is a broken link.

I tried searching "Washington", "Baltimore", even "New York" and got "No results".
Search "Los Angeles" and get: EVERY...SINGLE...MEMBER...IN THE FORUM.

Guess it's time for me to buy a Steadicam rig? Is a "Flyer" a good one? The Steadicam website has two used ones for sale at $5700. They take up to 44lbs. Wonder if that's a "Turn-key" price?
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#7 Tim Tyler

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Posted 15 July 2005 - 11:47 PM

> The first one is a broken link.

You have to be logged into the steadicam forum in order for it to work.
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#8 Brad Grimmett

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Posted 16 July 2005 - 08:54 AM

The first one is a broken link.

I tried searching "Washington", "Baltimore", even "New York" and got "No results".
Search "Los Angeles" and get: EVERY...SINGLE...MEMBER...IN THE FORUM.

Guess it's time for me to buy a Steadicam rig? Is a "Flyer" a good one? The Steadicam website has two used ones for sale at $5700. They take up to 44lbs. Wonder if that's a "Turn-key" price?

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Search the Steadicam Operators Association Website for operators in the Baltimore area. There may be some listed there.
I believe you're mistaken about the Flyer. I don't have the numbers in front of me, but I'm pretty certain it won't fly a camera over 20 or so lbs., if that much.
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