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Old 06-11-2018, 02:56 PM   #16
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to take this from another point of view (the one of an actor) there is no way I would agree to do this on an inexperiance set without proffesional that deal with this stuff

stuntmen/women on highly controlled sets get seriously injured often so what does some low budget amature set of someone who has to ask a forum if it safe of not have to offer the actor for risking their life?

all it takes is the crane to drop, the harness to fail or the driver to accidentally accelerate or hit something and you have an injured actor
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100%.

The way I suggested it, there is no stunt with the actor. And that's why.
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Old 06-11-2018, 03:18 PM   #18
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to take this from another point of view (the one of an actor) there is no way I would agree to do this on an inexperiance set without proffesional that deal with this stuff

stuntmen/women on highly controlled sets get seriously injured often so what does some low budget amature set of someone who has to ask a forum if it safe of not have to offer the actor for risking their life?

all it takes is the crane to drop, the harness to fail or the driver to accidentally accelerate or hit something and you have an injured actor
actors should never be coerced into doing a stunt if they're uncomfortable.
and no one asked if he had insurance

but hey sometimes I'm careful and take calculated risks
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Old 06-11-2018, 04:12 PM   #19
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I skydive and can tell you that nobody ever just floats down. There's a reason we flare the canopy just before landing and that's to slow our speed way down. You should check out some footage of actual landings and have your actor/stunt person do the same for reference.
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Old 06-11-2018, 04:20 PM   #20
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i bet you could hire a real skydiver to wear a gopro and land somewhere
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Old 06-12-2018, 07:38 PM   #21
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i bet you could hire a real skydiver to wear a gopro and land somewhere
lol that would be pretty good. The only thing is I will need it at a specific spot.
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Old 06-12-2018, 07:42 PM   #22
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I contacted a stunt coordinator and he gave me this for rates:

Rates/breakdown are as follows.

My rate: 1800/12 hour min per day
Rigging Coordinator: 929.25/8 hour
Rigger: 714.61/8 hour
Performer: 714.61/8 hour

So does that mean it should cost around $4000 for 1 day?

Btw, I don't have film insurance right now. I'm not very familiar with it, but I have gotten it before and paid about $150 for it. I wasn't doing any stunts that time but I assume it covers stunts? I don't want to come off as a complete amateur to this stunt coorinator.

Plz advise.

Thank you.
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lol that would be pretty good. The only thing is I will need it at a specific spot.

If you are paying a skydiver he can land where u want.
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Old 06-12-2018, 07:51 PM   #24
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If you are paying a skydiver he can land where u want.
Hmm.. that enthralls me, good sir. I will look into this, thank you sir!
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Just know its a talent to land exactly in a spot... like throwing a basketball.
Even a pro misses the hoop by a little bit sometimes.

And if it's a windy day forget about it.
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If you are paying a skydiver he can land where u want.
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Fuck's sake not on a bull's eye... but within reason.
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Old 06-12-2018, 08:36 PM   #29
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The OP said it needs to be a specific location. Unless that location happens to be in the country away from powerlines, trees, light poles and buildings, odds are it aint happening with a real jump.

Skydiving is also highly regulated by the FAA, so other rules come into play to.

On the other hand, if you go out to a legit drop zone and and put a 5 foot target down in the landing area, odds are a hired skydiver can hit it and there's not fuss. Just because you pay someone doesn't mean they can "land where you want".

And landing off a DZ is usually considered a demonstration skydive and there's a whole set of rules that go into that too.
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Ok man sorry
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