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The Steadicam® Operator's Handbook by Laurie Hayball, Jerry Holway

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Survivor no. 1

by Scott Lakey

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In 1997 I was asked by a Swedish company to shoot a new concept show called ExpeditionRobinson (Survivor). / was asked to shoot with my EFP camera on a tripod, handheld camera, as well as Steadicam. I didn't know what I was getting myself into, but thought, “Why not?”

The location was to be an island in Malaysia, Within 2 months I was in Malaysia, 125 km north Singapore, The temperature was 33 0C (91.40F) in the shade, high humidity, sand, and salt air. We lived on a nearby island and planned a commute to the “Survivors Island.”

Steadicam was to be used on the panes as well as during the island council. I was fortunate ...

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