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The Grip Book, 5th Edition by Michael G. Uva

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About the Author

Michael Uva is a highly motivated self-starter. In only a few years, he created one of Hollywood’s largest privately owned fleets of rental trucks for grip equipment and then sold it off. He learned his business strictly through on-the-job experience and never attended any formal motion picture or cinema-related schools or classes. (Funny, now he teaches at UCLA and for State Film Commissions from his real-life experience about how it really is in the movie making industry.) When Michael began his career as a grip, no specialty books regarding his craft were available. After several years of learning his craft from other key grips and grips, Michael wrote the first edition of this book to share the knowledge he had gained to ...

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