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Uva's Basic Grip Book by Sabrina Uva, Michael Uva

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Grip Review Test

1.  Whose job is safety on the set?

  1. The assigned safety officer.

  2. All personnel.

  3. The grip department.

  4. The fire chief of the city you are filming in.

Page 17

2.  What is a good rule of thumb when sandbagging a C-stand?

  1. That’s not my job.

  2. Only one bag is needed, ever.

  3. No bags are needed if the stand is properly set.

  4. 1 riser up = 1 bag; 2 risers up = 2 bags; etc.

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3.  What leg of the C-stand should the sandbag (ballast) be placed on?

  1. The longest leg.

  2. The highest leg

  3. The one opposite the weight (flag).

  4. The forth leg, “always.”

Page 113–114

4.  What is a good practice to use on an exterior shoot, when setting a 4 ft. by 4 ft. flag?

  1. Only film in 15 mph or lower winds.

  2. Use a combo stand with a 4 1/2 in. gobo/grip ...

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