Ask any Director or Producer what the single biggest challenge is, he or she faces when it comes to creating a film, and the answer will almost invariably be ‘budget constraints’ (followed closely by Actors temperaments and working with children and animals!).
Regardless, filmmakers are still expected to take our breath away, producing visual content that is as captivating as the performers, script, or subject matter itself.
Until relatively recently, aerial footage has been the exclusive domain of big-budget television and film studios with an ability to afford a helicopter and crew.
Today however, with the advent of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV’s) and miniaturised digital video cameras with the capability to capture quality recordings in HD (high definition) at 1920 x 1080, 4K-UHD (ultra-high definition) at 3840 x 2160 at up to 30fps, and even 4K-DCI (digital cinema initiatives) at 4096 x 2160 at up to 24fps, with 12.8 stops of dynamic range using our MFTS (micro-four-thirds system) camera with interchangeable lens mount, offering the freedom to choose from a range of available lenses, aerial cinematography has never been more affordable.
Our GPS assisted Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV’s) with collision protection and active camera stabilisation 3-axis gimbal automatically stabilises the camera in flight, quickly compensating for every minor movement, resulting in silky smooth footage regardless of the challenges presented to the pilot.
Our equipment also incorporates a number of intelligent flight modes, allowing you to predetermine the aircraft’s flight plan using waypoints; track the movement of fast moving people or objects; circumnavigate a central point of interest, or fly in a set direction whilst tracking still or moving objects.
Our fully insured, licensed and experienced UAV controllers work under your directive control to capture the scenes you want, and can even give you full control over the camera, whilst they fly the aircraft. Our FPV (first person view) tablet allows you to see what the camera sees as you remotely control the camera’ through 360o and have full control over lift and lower functions at your fingertips.
So, whether you’re a big-budget television or film studio or struggling art-house producer, our services could potentially cut costs, deliver efficiencies and save time compared to traditional methods of capturing aerial footage.
So why not take your next shoot to a higher level?