Drones have become a popular tool for cinematography for several reasons:
Unique perspectives: Drones allow filmmakers to capture aerial footage and unique angles that would otherwise be difficult or impossible to achieve. This can provide a fresh and exciting perspective for the audience, and add visual interest to a film.
Maneuverability: Drones can be flown in almost any direction and can hover in place, providing filmmakers with a high degree of control over the shot. They can also fly low to the ground or follow a moving subject, creating a sense of motion and energy in the footage. We keep the relative size of our drones on the smaller end of the spectrum to allow for more challenging shots.
Cost-effective: Compared to traditional aerial filming methods, such as helicopters or cranes, drones are often a more cost-effective option. They require less equipment and personnel to operate, which can save time and money.
Versatility: Drones can be used in a wide range of film genres, from action movies to documentaries to music videos. They can capture everything from sweeping landscapes to intimate close-ups, and can be used to create a variety of visual effects.
Safer: With the use of drones, filmmakers can capture shots from above without putting the camera operator or actors in danger, which can be particularly useful in dangerous or inaccessible locations.
Overall, drones provide filmmakers with a powerful tool for capturing stunning aerial footage, and can help to enhance the visual storytelling of a film.
Please note that due to current laws and RPAS regulations as well as local aviation rules and restriction, some areas are completely off limits for the operation of remotely piloted aircraft.
Get in touch
Some things to note...
In Canada, the rules regarding drone flights near aerodromes are similar. The Canadian Aviation Regulations prohibit drone flights within 3 nautical miles (5.6 kilometers) of an airport or heliport without prior authorization from air traffic control.
In the United States, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has established strict rules regarding drone flights near airports, which prohibit flying within 5 miles of most airports without prior approval from air traffic control.
In the United Kingdom, drone operators are prohibited from flying their drones within 1 kilometer of an airport or airfield boundary without the permission of air traffic control or the airport operator.
It's important for drone operators to check the rules and regulations specific to their country or region, as the restrictions can vary. Additionally, drone operators should always prioritize safety and avoid flying in areas where they could pose a danger to manned aircraft. Therefore we will preform a preliminary review of each location prior to booking a session.