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This is where we share anything and everything to do with aerial cinematography.

An Engineer’s Perspective on the Past, Present, and Future of Drone Technology

Editor’s Note: This interview was conducted by Rotor Drone Mag, and originally published in their May/June Issue. Check out the original piece here. While drone pilots and cam ops are often in the limelight, drone engineers are the ones…

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How to Tell Stories with Flying Cameras

Drones enable you to fly a camera— but few filmmakers are on to what that means. Most filmmakers use drones for those wide-angle, establishing shots that have been used in films for the past three decades. This aerial footage…

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How the Opening Shot in Skyfall Launched an $8.8 Billion Industry

The first minute of Skyfall gives you your money’s worth. The film introduces the blue-eyed, dour 007in a high-speed motorcycle chase scene on the rooftop of the Grand Bazaar. You see Bond steal a bike, follow the villain through…

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How Flying Cameras Captured the Most Gorgeous Commercial You’ve Ever Seen

Hoka ONE ONE just released one of the most creative commercials this year: The breathtaking composition was created using a combination of cinematic techniques rarely encountered on the big screen. Director Paul Trillo brought the lofty concept to life…

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9 Drone Shots Filmmakers are Missing Out On

The entrance of drones into cinematography was inglorious. In the late 90s and 2000s, they were used as cheaper— and often illegal— alternatives to cranes or helicopters. Indie films with tight purse strings had a tool that enabled them…

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The Greatest Showman Had the First Ever Drone Catch in a Major Motion Picture

The entire crew is huddled around the cinematographer and director. They’re all looking at an animated pre-vis of the opening sequence, trying to figure out how to execute the exact shot that Seamus McGarvey had envisioned. It starts in…

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Marvel Heroes’ Cloak & Dagger Come to ABC with Help from Aerobo Drone Services

Cloak and Dagger are not your normal superheroes. Tandy Bowen and Tyrone Johnson are runaways in New York City. After being kidnapped they were experimented on by an underworld chemist trying to create a new powerful synthetic heroin. During their…

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Aerobo brings stunning aerial cinematography to the Coach 1941: Fall 2017 Collection

The latest collection from Stuart Vevers was on display at the Fall 2017 show produced by COACH, surrounded by Americana like a prairie house and tumbleweed. American cultures of hip-hop and the great outdoors were juxtaposed in this unique…

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How to Build a Drone Filming Company

So you’ve finally realized just how big the droniverse is– worth up to $127B by 2020— and you want to start your own drone company to stake your claim and get a piece of the pie.   First, you…

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How FAA Part 107 Regulations Will Shape the Drone Industry

Part 107 is the common name for the new set of commercial drone regulations put into place by the FAA in August of 2016. Part 107 lowers the barrier to entry for new drone firms meaning there are more…

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