6 Knots Every Filmmaker Should Know How to Tie1 min readReading Time: < 1 minute
When making a film, there is a lot of stuff that needs to be fastened, rigged, tied down, and held in place. That’s why you should know your way around some essential knots. Any grip with their salt knows how to use a rope to rig up or fasten pretty much anything in any situation safely and securely. So, let’s take a second to learn which knots come in handy on set, as well as how to tie them. Here are a few tutorials that show you how to tie six useful filmmaking knots, including the Sheepshank, Figure 8, and Clove Hitch.
In these two tutorials, DP Shane Hurlbut shows you how to tie the Sheepshank and Figure 8.
via: No Film School