About Me

I am a freelance Steadicam Operator and videographer in Chicago. I have worked as an owner/operator on a wide variety of genres for over 15 years. Steadicam experience on commercials, corporate, music videos, indie features, shorts, and live performance. Experience operating with Red Cams (Red One, MX, Weapon, Epic, Scarlet), Sonys: F5, F55, FS7, F3, Panasonic Varicams and the Arri Alexa, Amira and Mini and Canon DSLRs (5D, 6D, 7D). Also extensive 16mm experience (many shoots with the Arriflex SR). Owner/Operator with full size and small Steadicam rigs. Wireless focus control. I am based minutes from the Chicago loop. My web site has detailed equipment and rate information and many work samples on my demo page (click the contact tab to access website link).

I have been in the industry since 1995.

2016 Steadicam demo: Carl Wiedemann, Chicago Steadicam Operator
Added on 5/24/2017

2016 Steadicam Demo. Featuring clips from corporate projects, commercials, broadcast tv and music videos, as well as a feature film, a short and a live event. Material on this reel was recorded with…

Work with Carl Wiedemann

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