Overhead Rigging 101

A great deal of the work done in the studio environment is performed in greenbeds and perms. This class goes into the physics behind hanging and suspending cable and lighting equipment over the heads of the cast & crew. Special emphasis is placed on using recognized knots, ropes and chains. We will also look into the mechanical advantage that is gained by using pulleys and pulley systems, such as block & falls and counterweight systems.This class covers topics that are listed as being in the content outline for the ETCP Entertainment Electrician Certification Exam.A great deal of the work done in the studio environment is performed in greenbeds and perms. This class goes into the physics behind hanging and suspending cable and lighting equipment over the heads of the cast & crew. Special emphasis is placed on using recognized knots, ropes and chains. We will also look into the mechanical advantage that is gained by using pulleys and pulley systems, such as block & falls and counterweight systems. This class covers topics that are listed as being in the content outline for the ETCP Entertainment Electrician Certification Exam.