Portable Generators

INCLUDED IN THIS LESSON:  25 Minutes of Instructional Video

IN THIS LESSON YOU WILL LEARN:  Portable generators are a crucial tool for any size production. In this Lesson, Shane Hurlbut, ASC and his gaffer, Eric Forand, walk you through how to best utilize the various generator sizes for a multitude of on-set applications. Learn about generator setup, operation, transportation, and each size’s strength and weakness. This in depth analysis from Shane and Eric will prep you to be able to confidently power your set with portable generators.

  • How to work with small, on set generators
  • The different uses for each size generator
  • The capacity of each generator
  • Which lights you can power with each generator
  • How to overload a generator
  • How different conditions affect generator efficiency and performance
  • The best settings for running your generator
  • How to meter the generator output
  • How to take advantage of power on set
  • The proper method of transporting a generator
  • How Shane and his crew utilized portable generators on Terminator Salvation, Fathers & Daughters and Need for Speed


<<<Logan B>>>This was a great Lesson. I hope we get more of these electricity/grip fundamental tutorials. Thanks.