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the Oscar-winning Steadicam which he invented to shoot nearly 100
movies beginning with Bound for Glory. Other films he has shot with
the Steadicam include Rocky, The Shining, Return of the Jedi, Philadelphia, Casino, Bulworth, La Traviata, and The Forgotten.
Garrett holds 60 patents for camera devices, including Skycam, Mobycam, and Divecam, which pursue athletes worldwide in the air, in the water, and in between. Garrett joined the Sports Broadcasting Hall of Fame in 2009 and is a 2013 inductee into the National Inventors Hall of Fame.
A legend in Hollywood for over 40 years, Garrett still lives and works in Philadelphia, venturing out worldwide to teach Steadicam operating and deliver his popular lecture on The Moving Camera in addition to more future inventions.