Movie stunt worker

by Thomas, William

Publisher: Marshall Cavendish Benchmark in New York

Written in English
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  • Stunt performers -- Juvenile literature,
  • Motion pictures -- Vocational guidance -- Juvenile literature

Edition Notes

Includes index.

Statementby William David Thomas.
GenreJuvenile literature
SeriesDirty and dangerous jobs
LC ClassificationsPN1995.9.S7 T46 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24028697M
ISBN 109781608701728
LC Control Number2010000209

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Learn who tackles these jobs, why they do them, and how they stay safe doing them. Needham’s book Stuntman!, My Car-Crashing, Plane-Jumping, Bone-Breaking, Death-Defying Hollywood Life—tells the story of how a sharecropper’s son growing up in Arkansas during the Great Depression eventually used his athleticism, determination and willingness to attempt practically any stunt to land himself in front of the camera and later in the director’s chair.

The book is loaded with so many. How to Get into Stunts. The professional stunt industry is a highly competitive field in the film world. It is a tightly knit community of professional racecar drivers, world-class martial artists, gymnasts, dancers, circus performers, motocross racers, professional skateboarders and the list goes on.

Needless to say,File Size: 79KB. A stunt performer may apply for category 2 of the stunt register (Intermediate), after 3 years on probation with 60 days of stunt work and 36 qualifying stunts as laid out by JSIC. After this it takes another 2 years to gain full membership, category 3, and work as a stunt coordinator.

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Colby 23 episodes, Dan Jenkins 19 episodes, Mo Brings Plenty. Best stunts behind the scenes. Hollywood's Best Action Scenes in Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Jurassic World, Mad Max: Fury Road.

A Guinness Book of World Records holder stunt driver, Bobby Ore, performed in numerous movies and events and holds a World Record for longest distance driven on two wheels in a London double decker bus ( feet).

Streetbike stunts, also known as "stunting" gained widespread popularity in the early s and continues to grow.

The last third tackles the ins and outs of stunt work, like falls, car stunts, and today's computer generated graphics. There is a brief The first third moves a little slowly.

The author, in an attempt to honor the early stuntwomen, names everybody/5. Aug. 11 (Bloomberg) –- Ever wonder who choreographs and designs the fight scenes and stunts for action movies. One Los Angeles-based company. A stunt performer, often referred to as a stuntman or stuntwoman, is a trained professional who performs daring acts, often as a performers usually appear in films or on television, as opposed to a daredevil, who performs for a live audience.

When they take the place of another actor, they are known as stunt doublesActivity sectors: Entertainment. Stunt professionals don’t just work on the loud, crashy, smashy movies. 74% of movies released between and had at least one stunt professional listed. In some cases, this will be a stunt performer acting on-screen, while other times it could be stunt co-coordinator who is helping the actors perform physical feats, such as struggles.

The movie ends with the discovery that the photo was actually a picture of Walter at work, as a tribute to the workers who made Life possible.

He and his romantic interest hold hands and walk towards the camera, for a bittersweet ending – demonstrating how much his confidence has grown. And work, by the way, is getting harder to come by in L.A. thanks to productions moving to Louisiana, Georgia and other low-cost states, where local stunt workers grab most of the : THR Staff.

The modern action movie didn't exist yet, so most stunt work was done for slapstick comedies. Beginning aroundaudiences developed a taste for serial action movies. This called for riskier stunts and the first use of dedicated stunt people doubling for actors in dangerous : Ed Grabianowski.

B.L.A.S.T is a personal development stunt training course designed to provide essential stunt training in order for you to become a safe, competent and employable stunt performer.

Whilst the UK film and TV industry do not officially accredit stunt training, you will be assessed by British Registered Stunt Co-ordinators and Performers to the. How has technology impacted this career in the past years. They now use computers and other equipment to make the stunts and actions look more realistic.

You need to be healthy and fit. You have to learn how to do your stunts and how to make them look realistic. They get. Stunt Work He’s Most Proud Of: One of my favorite experiences are the Back to the Future movies.

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The Stunt Man is a American action comedy film directed by Richard Rush, starring Peter O'Toole, Steve Railsback, and Barbara Hershey. The film was adapted by Lawrence B.

Marcus and Rush from the novel of the same name by Paul tells the story of a young fugitive who hides as a stunt double on the set of an World War I movie whose charismatic director will do seemingly Music by: Dominic Frontiere. Harry O'Connor, A well known California Skydiver and Stuntman, died while performing a stunt for the new Vin Diesel action film "XXX" in Prague, Czech Republic on April 4th.

A retired former Navy SEAL he was currently enjoying his second profession as a Movie and Television Aerial / Stunt Coordinator. Best Stunt Rigging for G.I.

Joe: Retaliation (). • Himalayan Mountain Sequence. Nominated. Best High Work for Rush Hour 2 (). • After a long fight, stuntman is kicked and flies out of high rise hotel room window, down approximately ' onto the top of a taxi at street level. Nominated.

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Learn More. Armstrong, who hosts seminars about action film-making and stunt coordination, believes the Screen Actors Guild, the labor union representing Author: Jake Nevins. Christine is a American supernatural horror film directed by John Carpenter and starring Keith Gordon, John Stockwell, Alexandra Paul, Robert Prosky and Harry Dean film also features supporting performances from Roberts Blossom and Kelly by: John Carpenter, Alan Howarth.

Spencer, who'd spent a few years picking up spare paychecks doing light stunt work on movies like Jonah Hex and Project X, didn't even make it to his Spider-Man audition.

Ultimately, the.A veteran of several action movies, Ford is never afraid to get his hands dirty. While filming the Indiana Jones series, he enjoyed the physical nature of the character and trained hard so he could do his own stunts.

Ford was so adept at filming the set pieces, causing legendary stuntman Vic Armstrong to tell Ford that if he kept it up, Armstrong would be out of a job.