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In film-making what is a blimp?

Question #46926. Asked by mountside.

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Blimp - A fiberglass housing used to encase a noisy camera to make it suitable for sync sound filming.

Blimped Camera or Self-Blimped Camera - The term is used not to mean a camera in a blimp, but a camera that is designed with internal soundproofing without the need for an external blimp.

Apr 28 2004, 11:08 AM
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