Rigging Workshop - USA
Join Keir Beck and 8711 on this exciting and informative 5-day stunt rigging course.
Have you ever wanted to learn about Stunt Rigging?
Dates for Los Angeles: TBA
What you will learn!!
Day 1: Introduction to Stunt Rigging: How rigging is used to create action.
Rigging techniques and skills that are current to the film industry.
Safety and Stunt Rigging: Keeping yourself and fellow performers safe while building trust with cast and crew.
Identifying the three styles of rigging: rigging for picture, combined rigging and rigging for illusion.
The importance of gaining rapport: Your work ethic and how you get along with others is the key to your success.
Ropes, knots, and splices. Which ones are best for the job and what to avoid.
Day 2: Rigging Gear, Systems & Environments
The what, why’s and how’s of rigging equipment.
Pulley systems and ratios.
Analyzing rigging systems from around the world.
Rigging experiences from around the world – learn what works and what fails and why.
Day 3: Rig Design and implementation
What it takes to put a rig together
Setting marks and knowing how to rate a system.
Design and implementation -- from storyboard to the physical.
Harnesses and fittings. The correct way to fit harnesses and learn why it is critical!
Operating & performing pendulum rigs, rolling bridal systems, and slacklines.
Day 4: Be in Rigs
Operate and perform in different types of rigging, Gain vital feedback and experience from each system. This is a valuable time where you can learn what your strengths and weaknesses are in each of the rigs that you work with. This will give you
Continue operating and performing in the rigs. At the end of the day, we will have snacks and social time. This is the perfect opportunity to share stories and experiences as well as get advice on how to continue developing your rigging skills.
“The most amazing and comprehensive workshop I have ever taken.... I highly recommend to those wanting to learn more about rigging, performing and the film industry, thank you so much Keir” Michael S
Here are the details for the workshop….
Please fill out the enrollment form attached and return email to me if you are wanting to reserve your place.
Payment details are as follows:
Makes checks payable to Keir Beck
8711 Action Design
Attn: Cale Schultz
8711 Aviation Blvd.
Inglewood, CA 90301
Or you can pay checks in at the Bank of America.
Account (check) Number: 3250 2937 7321
(please confirm by email that payment has been made)
Total fee: $2495
Location and times
8711 Aviation Blvd.
Inglewood, CA 90301
Times: 8.30am to 4.30pm
Refunds and workshop transfers:
If you a circumstance that requires you to pull out of the workshop there are two options:
Have your money refunded minus 15% admin fee.
or you can opt to transfer onto the next workshop. Dates - TBA
Money’s will be held in a secure account until that time of your attendance. If for any reason you pull out of the course for unforeseen reasons a transfer of days can be arranged onto the next workshop.
Stunt rigging can be hazardous, so it is asked that all participants use their best judgment, and follow guidelines to maintain the highest level of awareness and safety for yourself and others.
All participants will need to abide by common sense, be fair, understanding and equitable to all others to help create an open learning environment. Rigging is a creative process and requires team synergy.
Any form of harassment or discrimination will not be tolerated, please!!
The workshop has been designed to give you a thorough introduction to Stunt Rigging that is fun and engaging, I am looking forward to meeting you and spending time together.
If you have any further questions please let me know.
Look forward to meeting you soon.
Check out the course
Just wanted to send you a quick one to say thanks so much for once again sharing your priceless knowledge to help this industry be a safer, smarter, well rounded and more open minded, spiritually enlightened experience. Was an awesome brush up course for me personally and I loved confirming my knowledge which you already instilled upon me. Tim
I wanted to thank you the team again for showing us the first step on our new journey for rigging. Your teaching style was very dynamic. I look forward to expanding on the foundation you laid out for us. Danny
I cannot even begin to thank you for all you taught us at the rigging course. My brain exploded every day and we learned so much every single day. It's a whole new world of knowledge I've been given and I couldn't be more thankful. I hope to be able to make it into your level 1 class if not the next one. Thank you again for expanding my knowledge on rigs, such an awesome experience. Matt