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The Swedish Childhood Cancer Foundation was founded in 1979 and works to ensure that affected children, teens and their families receive care and support. Once a year the foundation arranges a fundraiser gala with various performances and this event also celebrates the top comedians in Sweden. In 2017, the event was held at Berns in Stockholm, on 2 October and hosted by Carina Berg. The event was broadcast live on Channel 5 and raised approx. 8 million Euros to cancer research, through public donations.
The Swedish rental house Dagsljus was assigned to provide the broadcast equipment and out of the six cameras one Sony P1 was mounted in a NEWTON stabilized head on a Technocrane 22, squeezed in by the stage. Patrik Leidstedt, the grip technician at Dagsljus supplying the equipment, explains: “We put the NEWTON here since it’s very convenient with a compact and lightweight head on this small telescopic crane, especially since it will move so close to the performers and the audience. The great stabilization also enables us to move the camera quickly without worrying about the picture”.
Watch NEWTON move around before the show