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GOODBYE PORK PIE

  • April 13, 2016
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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.

RED DRAGON 6K GOODNESS

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.

SHOT HUNTER IN THE HOUSE

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.

AUTOMATED FLIGHT

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.

ISLAND TIME

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 […]

CHRISTCHURCH – THE EVER EVOLVING CITY.

The month of June saw us back in Christchurch undertaking our first 4K shoot with the lovely folk from Belmont Productions. After shooting 4K I am not sure I can go back ! Nicely integrated aerials can be seen here in a smple of the Belmont Productions output.  

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