20 DIY Rigging Setups That Will Have You Clapping or Cringing

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The budget filmmaking world is full of creative people stretching dollars. Some do wonders with almost nothing, others make fools of themselves. Here are 20 DIY rigging setups that will have you impressed or laughing. Check out the hilarious shittyrigs.com for more of these gems!


“Who cares, its a rental!”

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I think we can safely call this a WIN:

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Rock a bye Arri Alexa under the tripod?

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There has to be a better way…

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“No lens support? I got this…”

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Thanks Nature:

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Got enough Apple boxes? Nope

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Hope no one jumps on that bed…

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You could afford to rent a KINO but no stands?

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Thats a wrap! This is gonna hurt…
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Yikes!

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You look up… And they drop on you…

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Introducing the all New “Home Depot” Glidecam line

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Gaffe tape may have been a better option…

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Making it happen

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Hope these gangsters tightened those legs enough!

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Handheld/Jib in one!

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Taking one for the team

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That poor lens…

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I have not idea what is going on here…

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