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Show and Tell Drone Gear – FB Live

We always receive a lot of questions about what drone gear do we use when out in the field.  Folks also like to ask how do we have our drone gear setup. We went ahead and broadcasted a Facebook Live session recently showing everyone a general overview of our …

MoVI Pro is here!

Freefly announced on November 2, 2016 their latest piece of camera movement gear… the MoVI Pro. Freefly went to town on the amount of improvements they made on this new gimbal. Now the MoVI Pro is going to replace the M10 and M15. Freefly is still going to …

MōVI Inverted Features

Those of you with gimbals such as the Freefly Systems MōVI should know by now that you can shoot inverted or as some call it, “over slung.” Now just a side note, the M5 and M15 were the only two MōVIs that supported inverted mode. M10 users could …

Drone Tools when “Out in the field”

As you probably know by now, flying and maintaining heavy lifter drones out in the field can be a complex and sophisticated job which does require many “drone tools.” Over the years as pro aerial cinematographers, we have accumulated many drone tools and spare parts that helps provide …

How to Become a Drone Remote Pilot

Excitement is buzzing throughout the drone industry since August 29, 2016! The FAA has finally launched their new drone laws under Part 107. So what does this mean? The simple answer is, folks can now become a “remote pilot” and fly drones commercially (for money), without needing a …

Custom Power Charging Station

When flying drones, you’re always going to need a charging station to recharge your LiPos when out in the field. When we’re on film sets, we’re not always near electricity, so you’ve got to supply your own. A lot of companies typically bring a small generator to charge …

Drone Gear When On Set

So when we fly drones on film sets… what all drone gear do we take with us to make sure we get the job done? Transportation – One of our largest assets is our “VidMuze Mobile,” or our Dodge Promaster 2500 Series. This vehicle is the ultimate drone/camera …

Drone Tutorial Series for Filmmakers v2.0

It’s been a long journey, however after almost 5 months, we finally finished our Drone Tutorial Series for Filmmakers v2.0! As many of you know, we’ve been in the film industry for over 15 years, and once heavy lifters became a reality to fly heavy cinematic cameras for …

Connex Mini Wireless HD Downlink Review

We love using our Amimon Connex system, whether it’s on our aerial rigs or on the ground for gimbal operation and film set monitoring. Now we have the Connex Mini, which is essentially the size and specs of the Connex cut in half. This means the Mini air …

Tattu Plus Battery Review

Tattu batteries are specifically designed for use with multi-rotors, and have gained a reputation for being some of the best and most reliable UAV batteries on the market. We use the standard Tattu batteries on our heavy lifters and have always been very pleased with their performance, so …