‘The Art of the Steadicam’ pays tribute to beautiful cinematography


If you’ve seen any movie produced within the past four decades, you’re probably already familiar with the Steadicam shot. Invented by Garrett Brown in the early 1970s, the camera mount stabilizer has played an integral role in contemporary filmmaking, though given its ubiquity nowadays, its impact often goes under appreciated.

Refocused Media is hoping to change that, with a new compilation video called The Art of the Steadicam. Released online earlier this week, the video eschews narrative history or cinematographic explainers in favor of a simpler, and more viscerally effective compilation. By collecting a selection of clips from a wide range of films, Refocused Media demonstrates not only the Steadicam’s visual fingerprint on some of…

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