A lot of you know us by our camera movement abilities. We use different types of gear such as heavy lifter drones, black arm with car mounts, ground gimbal and cable cam. Today’s equipment review is going to be on the Flyline cable cam that we own and operate.  Just like anything, there’s a time […]

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It’s always an art when balancing a gimbal.  If you’re like me, you take it very seriously.  When mounting heavy cameras with heavy cinema lenses, we always had to use the dreaded counter weights to full balance our camera packages correctly.  This added more bulk and weight to the rig.  If you’re into heavy lifter […]

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Since the beginning, we wanted to shoot inspiring imagery… footage that seems impossible to capture… shots that people will remember. You can visit our aerial and camera movement website here at VidMuze Aerial Cinema, LLC.   For VidMuze, flying cameras is our favorite way to accomplish this. Our passion is what drives us to strive […]

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Today’s drone tip is going to explain why a drone pilot for aerial cinema needs to have a reference monitor. Those of you who don’t know, a reference monitor is a video feed in front of the pilot that shows the shot from the gimbal. Now as a drone pilot, I fly by LOS (line […]

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As a drone company, we must always be in complete communication with our team members during the duration of each drone flight.  That’s why we use Eartec headsets. This entails myself as the pilot to talk with my gimbal operator while being able to communicate with my visual observer. So after testing the Eartec headsets […]

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When shooting aerial cinematography, controlling the amount of light that enters your lens can be accomplished simply with a ND (neutral density) filter or a variable ND. Those of you who don’t know, a ND filter goes in front of your lens via a matte box or depending on your lens, you can screw the ND […]

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[divider] 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 gear.  Here’s the drone gear that […]

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Most aerial companies that I have found always mount the MoVI controller to either a tripod or a camera cart. A lot of times when we’re flying our drones, we need to remain mobile. It seems that half of our aerial shoots entail hiking down some mountain ravine where we need to keep hauling gear […]

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Some users have complained that once they get their drone airborne, they only get around 500-600 ft of range before the MoVI Controller loses connection. From our extensive testing, folks should be getting between 1000-1200 ft, LOS (line of sight). There are two main factors you need to be aware of to maximize your distance. […]

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There are a lot of reasons why you need to use a Jetpack module with a Red Weapon camera on a MoVI gimbal. Here are three of the more important reasons. Snagging Cables. When using the I/O module, all of the cables plug straight in horizontally. This takes up more rear space and limits you […]

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