Tiffen International press announcement
For immediate release

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UK Steadicam Gold Course venue, the Beaumont conference hotel in Windsor, Berkshire
UK Steadicam Gold Course venue, the Beaumont conference hotel in Windsor, Berkshire


Pinewood Studios, London, UK 6th October 2016:

Tiffen International has announced a residential Steadicam Gold Workshop to take place in the beautiful interior and rural landscaped grounds of the luxurious Beaumont conference hotel in Windsor, Berkshire, situated near to the Royal residence of medieval Windsor castle. The course will run from the afternoon of Sunday, November 20th 2016.

The Gold Workshop is a five and a half day total immersion experience for students from raw beginners to experienced operators wishing to improve their techniques. The larger Steadicam rigs from the Archer2 up to the M-1 will be available to use. The first section of the workshop is based around the Tiffen Steadicam Short Course syllabus then moves to more complex shot building and sophisticated techniques, including the use of vehicles and other moving platforms.

This workshop is residential and full board, to make use of all the time available for practical work during the day and lectures in the evening. Locations are chosen to provide an interesting backdrop for training and the only cost outside of the course fee will be extras such as beverages ordered at the bar. The accommodation is not optional, and places are limited so it is very advisable to book now to avoid disappointment.

Tiffen International have a reputation of finding great operators as instructors so students have a fantastic opportunity to chat about real life operating situations and draw experience from the best.

The Instructors secured are the cream of UK Steadicam operators including:*

Peter Cavaciuti: Thor; Captain America: Skyfall; Alice in Wonderland; The Wolfman; Eyes Wide Shut; Allied, Skyfall

Peter Robertson: Edge of Tomorrow; Anna Karenina; Quantum of Solace; Atonement; Hot Fuzz; Macbeth; Ripper Street

Paul Edwards: Man From UNCLE; Before I go to Sleep; 47 Ronin; Harry Potter (various); Run Fatboy Run; King Arthur

Roger Tooley: Penny Dreadful; Mortdecai; Inspector Lewis; Mr Selfridge; Green Zone; Shaun of the Dead, Endeavour

David Crute: Of Rocksteadi Pictures: Steadicam operator and aerial cinematographer with over 25 years experience in the film and television industry, working on movies, television dramas, commercials, music videos, documentaries and corporate productions.

Alongside Tiffen Steadicam Instructors/Coordinators:

Robin Thwaites & Danny Hallett. More guest operators to announced shortly.

*Instructors confirmed pending work schedule. Alternative instructors will be used if unavailable

Book online here:

More details on the Gold syllabus can be found here:

Gold workshop video link:

Tiffen International
Pinewood Studios
tel: (+44) 1753 783 960
email:              web:

Steadicam Gold Workshop banner, Windsor, UK
Steadicam Gold Workshop banner, Windsor, UK

Tiffen has been a leading manufacturer of photographic filters, lens accessories, software, and camera accessories for the consumer/professional imaging and the motion picture and broadcast television industries for over 75 years. Tiffen has been recognized for its product and engineering excellence, earning a Technical Achievement Award and a Scientific and Engineering Award from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences, as well as multiple Emmy Awards. Today, the company offers a wide range of products, which include: Tiffen filters, Steadicam camera stabilizing systems, Lowel light, Listec teleprompters, Tiffen Dfx digital imaging software, Domke bags, Davis & Sanford tripods, Zing camera covers, Stroboframe flash brackets, Saunders professional trimmers, and Kodak Wratten filters. Tiffen continues to enhance its reputation as a leading imaging accessory manufacturer through aggressive growth in the digital imaging accessory industry.


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Contacts for further press information:

Robin Thwaites
Tiffen International
Mel Noonan
Stylus MC

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