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The photo shows two grip heads, two arms and a c-stand. The kino would have its normal mounting plate (the one in the second photo). The two grip arms are interlaced together; this makes them trombone-able (adjustable in length), stronger, and gives the gag a longer reach. One grip head attaches the arms to the c-stand, another attaches the kino to the ...


Get two or three Cardellini clamps (e.g: http://www.amazon.com/End-Jaw-2E-Cardellini-Clamp/dp/B0055V49F6.) Mini Cardellinis might be the right weight for Kinos. You'll be able to attach anything to anything else!


Find some people IRL who share your interest and enthusiasm for filmmaking. They don't have to be professionals, and you don't have to pay for a fancy film school, but opening a discussion with real people about technique is the best way to start learning. Watch movies with these people, press the pause button when something grabs your attention, and talk ...


Remember its all about the story. How to tell the story. And the tools you use to tell it. Editing, lighting, special effects and sound (are the tools used to tell your story.) Remember: story, story, story. Starting out: A good entry level camera to start filming with by Tom Antos. ...


There is one Youtube channel with tons of tutorials on simple, affordable filming techniques. I get most of my inspirations from there: http://www.youtube.com/user/filmriot

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