The cycle rickshaw has been out at Wigan Athletics Stadium this week with the THG crew. They needed to track with a runner around the track for their latest sports campaign promo. The camera op. shot hand held with an Alexa Mini LF as they were chased by the athlete.
The Step on rickshaw has been out with the crew from UFA Fiction’s drama series “Valley Of The Fox” currently shooting in N.Wales. The Steadicam was hard mounted to it in low mode for tracking shots of a cyclist along Llandudno promenade.
Steadicam and camera op. Nigel Clarkson has just taken delivery of a Step on/off Rickshaw, plus balloon wheels, for filming on Stephen Poliakoff’s political drama “The Summer Of Rockets” which is currently shooting for the BBC.
I have recently been shooting Steadicam on feature “Tell It To The Bees” currently filming in Scotland. The step on rickshaw was used extensively for fast tracking shots with a hard and soft mounted Steadicam as well as for hand held work.
The rickshaw has recently been out with the crew from the second series of police drama “Safe House”, which has been filming around Merseyside and Cheshire. Balloon wheels helped to smooth out tracking shots over waste ground.
Steadicam supremo Alf Tramontin climbed aboard the cycle rickshaw this week for series two of police drama “No Offence”. To shoot a BMX chase sequence, Alf used the step on/off rickshaw attached to the bike. With his rig hard mounted and underslung he was able to shoot dramatic low angle fast paced coverage