“The Slider was the envy of the Oscar red carpet.”
- Jerad Sloan, Director
The 8-Foot Motorized Slider on location at the races
The 8-foot motorized Slider with a remote head working at the park
24 Director of Photography Rodney Charters using our 4-foot motor Slider with a Cannon 5D and a Panavision Primo
3-Foot Slider being used to shoot Sly Stallone in John Rambo IV: The Pearl of the Cobra in Thailand
Changing composition is quick and easy when you use a 6-Foot Slider for a car mount
The Slider mounted on edge under a car with a Revolution lens
The easy rigging options make this under-car mount simple
4-Foot Slider as a side mount
3-Foot Slider mounted on a set of sticks
Key Grip Marc Parsons gets creative. Under-slung with the 6-Foot Slider.
With a good rigging grip, the options are endless
A 6-Foot Slider on sticks creates dynamic shots in a flash
Cinematographer Jeff Dolen uses the Slider in its extended off-set position
Jim Salazar rigged this creative truss system to mount the 6-Foot Slider on a trailer
Using a snorkel lens and the Slider allowed the camera to smoothly push/pull inside the car’s front windscreen for extreme close-ups
Richard Henkels operating with the 4-Foot Slider
The Slider display at the 2006 NAB trade show in Las Vegas
Due to its wide footprint, the Slider free stands without babysitting, making it easy to get low to the ground
Camera mounted horizontally with a snorkel lens
The Slider mounted inside a Condor crane
Mounting the Slider onto a Condor or manlift gives you movement without moving the machine. For instance, you can shoot a CU of a traffic signal, then slide past to reveal the cars below.
The Slider helping to capture a beautiful sunrise in Australia
The Slider makes quiet moments more interesting
Assistant Hiro Fukuda and cameraman Robert Smith use the 4-Foot Slider mounted on a GripTrix camera car
Ron with the 4-Foot Slider mounted on a Griptrix camera car for The Sarah Silverman Program
Ron with 1st assistant camera Hiro Fukuda shooting a go-cart race. The Slider made quick angle changes easy.
Ron and director Rob Scrab shooting Sarah Silverman
Mounting to a camera platform gives creative freedom for those tough shots
The 6-Foot Motorized Slider mounted in a vertical position rises to capture and massage the trophy as it turns
The 8-Foot Slider has multiple rigging options
Sometimes a 7-foot dolly move is all you need to make it work
The Motion Control Slider shooting motion capture elements in Echo Park, CA
The 8-foot Motion Control Slider shooting time lapse elements
The 6-Foot Motion Control Slider
The 8-Foot Motorized Slider is mounted for a reveal of the Dodge badge. Having the picture car as a stand-alone unit, the vehicle was free to find the beauty light on the fly.
A couple of Sliders at work for production company Philote Factory, Inc.
The Slider mounted for a sliding low mode shot
The Motorized Slider working on The Price is Right
Friends in Thailand using the Slider to shoot a scene in a tight space
In a Thai high rise, the crew is pushing into a close up for Thai telephone communication. Not having to use the dolly saves time and space.
The 8-Foot Slider in action on a commercial
Just another example of the creative rigging options available with a 6-Foot Slider
The Slider captures a difficult shot high atop a skyscraper
Key Grip John Stabile underslings two 6-Foot Linking Mini Sliders to create a twelve-foot run ending on a hero dashboard shot
The same car rig seen from another angle
Key grip Greg Mustin and cinematographer Jeff Cronenweth, ASC, use a Motorized Slider to slide across the car's front badge.
The Motorized Slider mounted to the front of a car
Shooting the Golden Gate Bridge with The Slider
The 6-Foot Slider rigged with a crane arm for DP Chow Min, shooting near Queenstown, New Zealand. All gear had to be hand carried to the top of Coronet Peak.
DP Ben Ruffell operating the 3-Foot Slider for a bike commercial in paradise, Glenorchy, New Zealand
Just because the road ends doesn't mean the director can't get his dolly shot
With the 8-Foot Slider, even the smallest crews can overcome a location and be creative
End of a creative day. The sun sets on the 8-Foot Slider.
Add a Ronford-Baker adapter plate and a second head to find and lock onto incline camera angles
An early model Slider used with a Revolution lens
An early model 4-Foot Slider being used to shoot toys
The Slider can make pushing out over the edge of a building easier and safer
A 6-Foot Slider mounted vertically as an arbor system
This allowed a ceiling piece to fall in a controlled drop towards the talent
A.C. Steve Serch shooting a commercial with the 6-Foot Slider
Cameraman Richard Henkels sets up a Slider on a crane arm for a commercial
The 6-Foot Slider makes low, dynamic sliding shots easy
A simple push in past a couple on a couch watching a movie. The Slider makes it a snap.
The 6-Foot Slider makes a pass with an underslung snorkel, a good solution for this toy spot
The Mini Slider being used vertically
Friends in Thailand using the Slider to capture a low-angle shot
Mehran Salamati adds his Hot Gears system to an 18’ Slider Repeatable Motion Camera-Movement System to create a repeatable tracking shot for a Toyota Tundra commercial
A clever way to keep the camera low profile yet still be safe and efficient. After capturing their shot, they simply retracted the Slider, bringing everything inside the van.