Build Your Own Film/Video Rig This Weekend

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Build Your Own Film/Video Rig This Weekend


As hobbies go, making videos can be expensive — a good reason for going DIY whenever possible. Here are some of our favourite projects for assembling video rig.

Note: These projects were mainly created for video use, but many of them can work for still photographers, too!

Stabilise Your Camera


simple chest mountfancier shoulder rig with microphonecheap but effective shoulder mount

Build Tools For Great Shots


make a pan mount out of a kitchen timerbuild a tabletop dolly out of PVC pipeskateboard wheelsmade from furniture sliders and a tripod

Set Up A Studio


easily build your own on the cheapyour tablet can make a decent softbox light

Upgrade Your HDSLR


notcheck out our guide

Get Good Sound


great four-input upgrade for the Zoom H2

Have a great weekend!

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