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Uva's Rigging Guide for Studio and Location

Uva's Rigging Guide for Studio and Location
Your Price: $103.25 CDN
Author: Michael Uva and Sabrina Uva
Illustrated by: Christi Friesen
Publisher: Focal Press
Format: Softcover
# of Pages: 288
Pub. Date: 2000
ISBN-10: 0240803922
ISBN-13: 9780240803920
About the Book:

Readers of Michael Uva's Grip Book who are interested in more detailed information on the work of the grip department will welcome his new rigging manual, clearly detailing all the ways to mount cameras and lights both on a set as well as on location.

The book cover the latest truss systems, rigging equipment and portable stages, as well as lifts, boom arms and camera mounts for every type of moving vehicle. The book is not limited to equipment specifications, however; Uva offers tips and tricks throughout in order to make the process of setting up and shooting safer and more efficient. Grips often need to invent makeshift solutions in a short time, and Uva shares many such devices developed over his years in the film and TV industry. This book will help grips and key grips move on to the bigger feature projects and commercials that require this equipment. It will also be useful for directors of photography and producers in pre-planning the required equipment for specific shots.

About the Author:

Michael G. Uva is a well-respected key grip in Hollywood, with over 32 years of experience in film, TV, movies, and commercials. Credits include films such as Easy AKalifornia, and Iron Eagle, and shows such as The League,Curb Your Enthusiasm, and Bones. He has taught at UCLA's extension program, the Phoenix, Denver, New Mexico, Cuyahoga College Cleveland, and Bakersfield Film Commissions, as well as for the Hollywood CPR Program at West Los Angeles College.

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