Grip for Feature Film Course with Michael Uva announced

Wednesday, October 21st, 2015

The Dawn Workshops at the Kerry Training Centre is running a Grip for Feature Film course with Industry Veteran, and Author of the Grip Book, Michael Uva.

The course will take place in the National Digital Skills Centre at the Kerry Training Centre on the 7th of December over 5 days. Michael G. Uva is a well-respected key grip in Hollywood, with over 32 years of experience in film, TV, movies, and commercials.

Credits include films such as EASY A, KALIFORNIA and IRION EAGLE and shows such as THE LEAGUE, CURB YOUR ENTHUASIASM and BONES. “The Grip Book” is the go-to reference book for anyone in the film and TV business, particularly anyone who wants to become a grip.

The book began in 1987 while Michael was working on the movie THE BIG EASY. He started writing notes to help other crew members understand movie set terminology and now over 25 years later the book is in it’s fifth edition.

For full details please email Brian Noland at