Build a $15 Steadycam

Build a $15 Steadycam

In this Awesome Directors Project tutorial, filmmaker Zach King demonstrates how to build a $15 DIY steadicam in under 15 minutes.

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  1. Chris January 17, 2013 at 6:25 am - Reply

    Hey Zac,

    Mate, I’m from Australia and just stumbled upon your youtube vids and website and I’m very impressed.

    I’ve been looking for instructions on DIY steadicam and dolly kits and you have just shown me.


    I am going to build these in the next couple of week and take some pics and send across.

    Thank you FinalCutKing!!! 🙂

    Kind Regards Chris

  2. George Nolta February 24, 2013 at 5:41 pm - Reply

    Your design is much simpler than other DIY steadicams that I’ve seen on the Internet. And your instructions are outstandingly clear and lucid. You have a very good mind for training. I’ll be buying the parts to make one today.

  3. jordi May 25, 2013 at 6:17 am - Reply

    good morning

    I am unable to download the PDF. Is there any other way to do this?
    thank you very much

  4. Ryan May 25, 2013 at 4:42 pm - Reply

    Can I see some more footage of the DIY handycam in action?

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