Matthews MyWay Grip
Matthews Studio Equipment will feature their unique new rigging system, MyWay Grip, at IBC 2017. MyWay — It’s a “Lighter Way, A Faster Way – for almost limitless grip support options”.
“Today stage and location set ups are get more and more complicated and creative, often stressing out grips that are hampered by support equipment,” says Tyler Phillips, VP of Marketing and Product Development at Matthews Studio Equipment. “Sometimes there isn’t enough space in the truck for what is needed. Or, the budget is too restrictive. Even more challenging, creatives often change their minds on a whim and then expect a new set up in minutes. – unaware of the limits of equipment available.”
MyWay Plate with 5 Pins
MyWay Grip rigging system was designed to eliminate these challenges. Geared to everyone from big-budget motion picture or television grips and gaffers to the fledgling or independent content creator, MyWay Grip is a totally customizable set up with unlimited possibilities.
Based on a two-part interchangeable rigging system, MyWay Grip uses industry standard pins, receiver and clamps with custom connectors which attach to secure collars mounted on plates and clamps.
This allows the user to reduce the amount of dedicated rigging required on-set, saving space, weight and set up time. Because this is modular, the restrictions are only in the user’s creativity. The system permits unique rigging arrangements to meet various on-set challenges, all with minimal hardware. You can even make quick on-set modifications of installed rigging to accommodate common on-the-fly changes in lighting and camera configuration.
Because MyWay Grip offers a large selection of options, the system takes up less space, weighs less, and stores easier. Not to mention, lowers the need (and cost) of one-off pieces.
You might also like...
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…
During Super Bowl LIII, the football action will be on the field. But a lot of the action will be enhanced by incredible new graphics, some virtual, that CBS is using to super charge the screen.
This year’s Super Bowl LIII telecast on CBS will be produced and broadcast into millions of living rooms by employing the usual plethora of traditional live production equipment, along with a few wiz bang additions like 4K UHD and a…
Last Fall, “Orbital Redux” broke new ground for streaming entertainment as a live, scripted multi-episode sci-fi drama in which the audience determined the outcome of the action.
As any photographer or camera assistant will confess, a dead or dying battery during production quickly becomes a crisis. To avoid the predicament and maintain top performance from your kit of batteries here are some tips.