Note from the Author

Hi, and thank you in advance for buying my book. With this book I have tried to accomplish two things that I learned from the author Zig Zigler: “If you help enough people get what they want, you’ll get what you want.” I want to help as many folks who want to get into the film industry as I can. I absolutely love my jobs. Yes, I did say jobs. Because of my career in the film business as a grip, I have been able to explore my other passions as well. I love to write, and I love to train students at my seminars. In this newly revised grip handbook, I have added more need-to-know information about basic grip equipment. I have learned from my many students and other folks I’ve met that I should also include some basics about tools. ...

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