24 July 2022 23:11 | GBCT Info (Administrator)

Whenever a Camera Operator sits in front of remote handwheels, just think, the inventors were the first to do it – almost 50 years ago!
LOUMA CRANES are known throughout the world as the original and most versatile remote camera cranes used in the film and television industry.  This was acknowledged in 2005 when AMPAS awarded the Louma Crane inventors  – DAVID SAMUELSON BSC, GBCT; ALAIN MASSERON and JEAN-MARIE LAVALOU – with an Oscar. 

And for decades now, ADAM SAMUELSON GBCT has consistently contributed to the updates and improvements that have helped the Louma Crane evolve successfully.  He sent the attached Obituary for Jean-Marie for you to read here: Jean_Marie_Lavalou_Obitury.pdf.

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