Jimmy Jib Dimensions
The Jimmy Jib can be built from as small as 6ft up to a massive 30ft in length.
Here is some information about each size of jib including maximum lens height and the rear clearance requirements, which includes space for the operator.
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Jimmy Jib Footprints
The longer the Jimmy Jib’s reach, the longer the back-section of the Jib becomes to act as a counterbalance. As such, different sizes of Jib require different clear working areas - this is especially important to consider when a platform is being constructed to accommodate the Jib or for seat-kills in a theatre.
Below are the minimum working area for each Jib size (this includes the space needed for the operator).