• The Grip Book

  • The Studio Grip's Essential Guide
  • By: Michael G. Uva
  • Narrated by: Forris Day Jr
  • Length: 5 hrs and 19 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Release date: 01-29-15
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: MICHAEL G. UVA
  • 4.0 (3 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

Gain the essential skills of a professional grip to become the jack and master of all trades on a movie or television show set. Discover vital insider tips ranging from how to operate cutting-edge rigging and lighting equipment to performing difficult camera mounts on aircraft, boats, cars, and trains.
In The Grip Book, Fifth Edition, seasoned Hollywood grip Michael G. Uva teaches you to install, set up, maintain, and ensure the safety of all equipment on a set, such as C-stands, cameras, and any specialty gear needed for a shoot. Guidelines for on-set etiquette and how to succeed as a technical crew member will jump-start your career and make you a valuable asset on any film or television crew.
Whether you are a professional grip looking to boost your skills or an aspiring one just beginning to learn the trade, the time-tested tips and techniques for smooth and safe operation on set make this new edition an indispensable reference guide.
©1997 Taylor Francis Focal Press publishing (P)2015 Michael G. Uva
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By Tac21 on 10-17-17

honestly informative, this book sucked

the readers performance was terrible, poor editing, you heard a lot of the same things twice....

Id only give it 2 stars cause of the practical advice for entering this industry.

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