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The 3-day silver workshop followed on from two highly successful 5 ½ day Gold workshops in Australia and Malaysia over the last two years, where the objective was to enhance camera operator technique by adding stabilizer control to their employable skill set. Lead instructors for the courses are all highly experienced, working Steadicam operators/cinematographers for

The Tiffen International Steadicam GOLD workshop is a great opportunity to learn the art of Steadicam and have instruction from some of the worlds finest Steadicam operators and instructors, including Steadicam inventors Garrett Brown. The workshop ran from the afternoon of 5th May to the evening of the 10th May 2013 (party night!).  The location


Monday, 14 January 2013 by

Tiffen International are pleased to announce two new Workshops for 2013.

  • Our BRONZE TWO DAY Workshop was January 31st and February 1st, at S.A.E Institute Headquarters, in Oxford.
  • As usual the BRONZE Workshop was a two day event using Steadicam systems up to the Zephyr.  
  • Thanks to all that attended – We hope to see you on the next Silver Workshop!
  • Our next SILVER THREE DAY Workshop will be held at our usual SAE Institute Headquarters location near Oxford, UK. Dates will be 25-27th March 2013. This will be with the usual Tiffen crew and maybe a couple of guests dropping in and will be with all sizes of rig up to the Ultra 2.
  • Download the PDF Application form here:  SILVER application form MARCH 2013
  • Steadicam GOLD FIVE DAY workshop – This is a Steadicam Masters Workshop, to be held in May, in Turkey. Dates TBC.
  • Robin Thwaites  will be joined by Garrett Brown, and Jerry Holway, amongst other approved International Steadicam Instructors and Operators.
  • Download the PDF Application form here:  GOLD application form MAY 2013

Placements are limited so sign up now to avoid disappointment.

I was fortunate enough to be the B camera / Steadicam operator on the feature film ’47 Ronin’ which was filmed recently at the new Raleigh Studios in Budapest and at Shepperton Studios in London. The Director was Carl Rinsch and the DOP John Mathieson BSC. I had never worked with Carl before but this


Monday, 19 November 2012 by

“Since attending a Silver workshop with Robin and Juan I really felt like I have pushed past a plateau in my operating. I now notice myself expending a lot less energy on set, performing smoother starts/stops and generally feeling more comfortable in the rig. I think my work has benefitted immensely from all the personal

The First Ever Bronze Workshop in Japan!

Monday, 19 November 2012 by

One-hundred and ten percent! The dedication shown by the nine eager Steadicam students at the first ever bronze workshop was second to none! Truth be told it was hard work to keep up with them as they spent every possible moment in the rigs, asking questions or discussing better ways to execute a shot. The


Sunday, 23 September 2012 by

Tiffen International Workshops for 2013. Just Announced for December 2013, is our ever popular Silver 3 Day Workshop. Being held at the SAE Institute World Headquarters in Oxford, UK – Dates: 3-5th December 2013. Application form: Silver Workshop December 2013 Our Bronze Two Day Workshop was on January 31st and February 1st, at S.A.E Institute Headquarters,

Steadicam at the 2012 Olympics

Monday, 13 August 2012 by

With an estimated global audience of billions having watched the 2012 Olympics, London has arguably solidified its place as having put on one of the greatest games of all time. Gold, Silver and Bronze have been won, world records have been broken, nations have celebrated heroes and legends have been created and Steadicam was there

As anticipation steadily mounts about the new Steadicam Exovest, questions and queries show a similar upward trend whilst countless articles continue to spring up across the Internet in excitement. One could say “Exomania” is reaching fever pitch. Glad as we are to answer questions about the Exovest; we thought we’d balance what’s out there with a

Steadicam at IBC 2012

Wednesday, 01 August 2012 by

Steadicam at IBC, Amsterdam, Sept 2012. The world of broadcasting descended upon Amsterdam once again, in September for IBC 2012, the premier annual event for media professionals worldwide. Every year, IBC brings the worlds electronic, media and entertainment industry together to exchange ideas, make new connections and profile emerging trends. The event usually attracts an