Looking for a Steadicam Op?
Hudson Stafford is a certified Steadicam Operator (and SOA member) based out of Charlotte, North Carolina. Through experience as a DP, Hudson understands not only the techniques of camera rig operation, but the importance of framing and visual storytelling through every shot.
Local to: Atlanta GA, Charlotte NC and Nashville TN (Will travel)
(SOA = Steadicam Operators Association)
- Steadicam Shadow-V Sled
- Steadicam G70X Arm (10-70lb Camera Package)
- Steadicam Ultra2 Vest
- Transvideo CineMonitorHD X-SBL (1500nits)
- Program return monitor and tally for broadcast
- Wireless Follow Focus 1-Ch
- Wireless HD transmitter/receiver (900ft)
- Anton Bauer batteries. (3-pin)
- Cables for Arri; Alexa, Amira, Alexa Mini / RED; WEAPON, EPIC, SCARLET / XLR-4
- Steadicam Steadimate
What is Steadicam?
Steadicam is a camera stabilizer for motion picture cameras. It isolates the operator’s movement through its many axises, allowing for a smooth, isolated, yet precise shot even when the camera moves over an irregular surface. It also allows for long smooth shots that can move through practically any space maintaining a completely steady and isolated look. Our “Big Rig” can carry camera packages ranging from 10-70+ lbs and also boasts all axis’s of stabilization, unlike both of those limitations of a 3-axis gimbals. Another great advantage of this system is that it glides through space with the arm and vest attached to the operator, therefore needs no track, unlike a camera dolly, making it the perfect tool for long lasting shots.
Please reach out to me via the form below. Or if you prefer contact me by phone or email. I will respond to you promptly!
Cell Phone – 704 – 877 – 2162
Email – firstname.lastname@example.org
Social Media – Instagram