This was one of my favorite movies as a kid so it was really neat to take part in the re-imagining of the original by a bunch of hard out Kiwi film makers. Seen here are Producer Tome Hern and 2nd unit director miles Murphy.
Just before Xmas this year we were lucky enough to fly the Alexa Mini on a TVC for Suzuki shot in the Wellington and Wairarapa regions.
Here is SKYHOOK operator Jess Charlton rocking 6K images from the RED Dragon during a commercial shoot on some amazing South Island countryside – we were able to achieve some stunning 6K captures of the incredible scenery here in NZ.
We recently took delivery of the excellent shot hunter gimbal – this gimbal is a real game changer at under 2kg. Twin tilt motors, 360 degree slip ring and encoders make for a very compelling product suitable for RED Epic, Dragon and Alexa Mini packages.
Here we are back in the South Island conducting some autonomous pre programmed flights for a TVC – this little quad runs the Pixhawk flight system and is capable of sustained flight times and complex waypoint routines.
This February we were lucky enough to travel the length of the South Island west coast with the good folk from Curious Film shooting aerials for the Monteiths TVC campaign. What a brilliant trip with amazing weather and light to be had at every turn. The machine is our flat 8 octocopter tuned for the […]
This winter we returned to Vanuatu for a couple of months. We were shooting for the tourism office and also an inhouse project involving a lot of time underwater ! Incorporating some ideas gained from our trip last year we built a custom tropical copter for durability and low operating temps – great machine that […]
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