This report was filmed with Steadicam Solo and shows many of the bigger Steadicam’s in action, combined with an interview with long-term Steadicam operator/expert, Jerry Holway.
Jerry Holway has been a Steadicam operator for 30 years, with many feature film credits including Donnie Brasco, As Good as it Gets, Rounders, The Apostle, All the Pretty Horses, and Reign Over Me. Over the past 18 years, Jerry has been the head instructor at more than 60 week-long Steadicam workshops worldwide. He is generally regarded-along with Garrett Brown, inventor of the Steadicam-as one of the premier Steadicam workshop instructors in the world.
Jerry is also the author of The Steadicam Operator’s Handbook, published by Focal Press:
Thanks to Leland Smith for being such a great subject to film and for being so fantastic to work with!