Tiffen Announces Steadicam Gold UK Workshop

Tiffen International has announced the residential UK Steadicam Gold Workshop to take place at Latimer Place near Chorleywood, Buckinghamshire from November 1-6.

Tiffen said placements will be on a first come, first served basis. There will be a maximum of 20 placements available to offer maximum benefit from the training. Cost is inclusive of full board and lodging. The workshop fee is not negotiable without board and lodgings. 



Latimer Place is a venue with a wide selection of both outdoor and indoor locations available to work with. “Along with professional approaches to blocking and choreography, we will also be using grip, rickshaws, vehicle mounting and hands-free equipment amongst other industry tools to hone and improve your skills as a Steadicam operator,” said Robin Thwaites, Tiffen’s international sales director.


“This Gold Workshop will have an ever increasing technical approach to training, and will incorporate all of the advanced skills not generally covered on our Silver and Bronze Workshops, Thwaites said. “We would advise as usual that potential attendees have a reasonable basic understanding of Steadicam to get the most from the training, but instructors will be on hand for all levels of ability."

The five and a half day, intensive and subversive experience in the heart of Buckinghamshire, UK will feature some of Europe’s best Steadicam operators as instructors. They are from the worlds of motion pictures, broadcasting, drama, sports and corporate films.


They include Peter Cavaciuti (Thor; Captain America; Skyfall; Alice in Wonderland; The Wolfman and Eyes Wide Shut); Peter Robertson (Edge of Tomorrow; Anna Karenina; Hanna; Quantum of Solace; Atonement and Hot Fuzz); Paul Edwards (Man From UNCLE; Before I go to Sleep; 47 Ronin; Harry Potter (various); Run Fatboy Run and Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy; and Roger Tooley (Penny Dreadful; Mortdecai; Inspector Lewis; Mr Selfridge; Green Zone and Shaun of the Dead).

Also present will be Tiffen lead instructors/co-ordinators Robin Thwaites and Danny Hallett.



The Application form can be found here.

Latimer Place: Location of the Steadicam Gold workshop

You might also like...

News Production Technologies Support Seamless Working From Home

With the pandemic’s alarming numbers now decreasing, news anchors have carefully begun reporting from the studio again, albeit in separate parts of the building and socially distanced. However, the IP-enabled technology and remote workflows developed by equipment vendors across t…

Presented In Cinemascope

Electronic camera manufacturers have spent – by some measures – something like the last twenty years trying to make digital cameras that shoot pictures that look like real movies. Now, they’re making cameras with larger and larger sensors, the better to simul…

Moving Cameras

The world’s oldest surviving motion picture, often called Roundhay Garden Scene, does not include any camera movement. It’d be tricky to imagine anything approaching a move, since the scene, which was shot in 1888 by Louis Aime Augustin Le Pri…

BSC 2020 Roundup

BSC Expo 2020 continues to grow in strength. Full of talks, demonstrations, and the latest kit, this year’s BSC Expo even had film on show.

TV Director Treats Super Bowl Telecast Like Any Other Game

Like many professional football players themselves, CBS Sports Lead television director Mike Arnold tries to treat the Super Bowl as he would a regular season game, calling the same shots and camera angles—albeit with many more cameras at his d…