Upcoming Event

Steadicam - 5 Day Masterclass with Louis Puli SOC

Date: May 15th - 19th, 2023
Duration: 5 x 8 hr Days
Cost: (AUD) $4250 inc GST
Location: Melbourne and metro area
Class Size: 12
HotShot Qualifier?: Yes

This masterclass is now open for bookings. See details below.

15th – 19th May, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. Everyone is welcome ShotClass events.

Join ShotClass for a specialised full 5 day masterclass to train you in the skills required to be a professional Steadicam operator or assistant. Lead by one of Australia’s foremost Steadicam Operators, ACS member Louis Puli SOC, who is renowned as one of the best instructors and practitioners.  Louis will be supported by 2 – 3 other professional Steadicam operators to teach you all the tricks. Class size is small and there is plenty of gear and rigs so you will be kept busy every minute: learning, experimenting, practising and finessing. The 5 day course will cover everything from building and balancing to operating in different modes, configurations and scenarios. This course will demonstrate all you need to know to work with Steadicam and similar rigs, either as an operator or camera assistant. Supported by a camera and gripping crew and utilising various types of camera supports and vehicles, we will recreate a very realistic set-like environment. Meals and drinks are provided each day – and you’ll even get a complimentary T-Shirt on completion.

SPECIAL GUEST – TOBY PHILLIPS ACS.  Participants in the Steadicam masterclass will be treated to a special guest for a full day of the course. Renowned Cinematographer/Director/Steadicam Operator Toby Phillips ACS will attend the course and share his vast experience as a Steadicam operator, some tips and tricks and some anecdotal advice from his long career. Toby has been involved teaching in several of Garrett Brown’s workshops and brings a wealth of knowledge. This is a unique opportunity only for those attending the masterclass. ShotClass and Louis are very grateful for Toby’s generosity in the support of this masterclass. Even more reasons not to miss this one!

Applications are not required for this masterclass. Places are limited to 12 and it is first come, first served, so don’t delay.

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Louis Puli SOC

Louis is one of Australia’s foremost Steadicam Operators and Instructors. His courses involve lectures, demonstrations and practical exercises using all types of set-ups. Participants will walk away with a great depth of knowledge and confidence to go forward as a certified Steadicam professional