Definition of Steadicam in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈstedēˌkam/


A lightweight mounting for a movie camera that keeps it steady for filming when handheld or moving.
Example sentences
  • For the first time Clarke used the Steadicam to shoot the characters in long, continuous takes to give the impression of ceaseless motion and neurotic energy, a technique he used extensively in later films.
  • Again shot digitally, each version encompasses the action with a roaming Steadicam in one single take.
  • Yes, we'd all like to shoot on 16 mm, or work with dollies and tracks and Steadicams, but even if we can, that doesn't mean we must.

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Syllabification: Stead·i·cam

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