Running Power In Reverse

INCLUDED IN THIS LESSON:  8 Minutes of Instructional Video, lighting, camera schematics and a glossary of terms for better learning    –Supplied w/English Subtitles

IN THIS LESSON YOU WILL LEARN:  This lesson is for the Set Electrician in training.  Shane Hurlbut, ASC, takes you through the basics of on set power distribution and the tools used in the professional world. They discuss 4/0 cable, banded and feeder cable, three-fers, bates connectors, gang boxes and lunch boxes. Don’t know what any of that is? Good, this article is for you. Learn the ins and outs of the different types of cable and their uses, distro boxes, cable connections, splitters and much more. Shane shows you how to plot out your cable runs in reverse.  Understand what it takes to tech scout location, know where you power drops need to be and encircle the property.  All of this and more.Become a better set electrician and a well-rounded filmmaker with this lesson.

  • How to run set distribution
  • What the different components of an on-set power distribution system are
  • How to properly set up your distribution plant
  • What the different types of cable are
  • How to work safely on set with power
  • The etiquette of running your power


<<<Peter D>>>Outstanding!
<<<Elisha R>>>Simply beautiful Shane. I love stuff like this.
<<<Ernesto T:>>>Awesome stuff!
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