RICKSTAR Steadicam

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rick higgs

RICK HIGGS is a PRIMETIME EMMY nominated camera operator, who have a knack for

speciality camera operating. Rick is also a Steadicam Operator with his own Steadicam

rig, he is a licensed drone pilot and a underwater videographer.

Rick started his career as an assistant in 2012 and worked his way up to camera

operator. In the last 9 years Rick has been privileged enough to travel to môre

than 50 countries in order to make beautiful pictures.

Rick has always had a passion for movement in films which led him to buy a Steadicam

rig in 2018 as well as complete his drone operator license in 2021. in 2018 Rick

travelled to the USA to learn the craft of steadicam operating from 2016 steadicam operator of the year nominee Greg Smith.

 

WORK

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work experience

RATE CARD

terms of employment/ CPA working guidelines

TIMELAPSE SHOWREEL 2019

SHOWREEL 2019

 

Gear and licences

GEAR:

 

*  PRO STEADICAM RIG

*  GPI PRO ARM (32.6KG/ 72lb)

*  GPI PRO VEST

*  Magliner for steadicam

*  Triax cable for live productions 

*  VARIZOOM ZOOM CONTROL FOR ENG LENSES

*  CANON 5D MARK 3

*  Aqautica Underwater housing for Canon 5d mark 3

LICENCES:

*  CODE B DRIVERS LICENCE

*  SOUTH AFRICAN PASSPORT WITH

      - B1/ B2 USA VISA (2024)

      - CANADIAN B1 VISA (2023)

*  RPL (Drone License)

*  ADVANCED PADI SCUBA DIVER

 

References

PETER WERY - peterwery@globo.com (DOP)

MICHAEL YELSETH - michael@timeframetv.com (DOP) 

JO OOSTHUIZEN - jo@bigjocam.com (DOP/ Trinity Operator)

JAMES BOON - zweliboon@gmail.com (DOP)                    

 

THOMAS PRETORIUS - pretoriusthomas@gmail.com (DOP)

Luke CORMACK - lukecormackfilms@gmail.com (DOP)

 

CONTACT