When we were asked to produce a promo of a Light Sport airplane utilizing our drone gear, my creative wheels started spinning.  The entire process took about 12 days of production and post production, stretched out over 3 months.  We had several issues to battle such as restricted airspace, weather and just the normal “on […]

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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 us redundancy for our drones and gimbals […]

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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 features, our cinematic abilities have become unlimited! […]

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Country Music Television has just premiered the music video for James Wesley’s “Hooked Up”, directed by Alex Manning and featuring lots of creative cinematography including aerials shot by us here at VidMuze Aerial Cinema. The aerials for this project were some of the most challenging and rewarding shoots we have ever done. They were accomplished […]

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Protocol can be tricky. Maybe you’ve been checking out drone footage online and think it’s awesome, but wouldn’t know what to do if you saw one out in real life. Perhaps you’ve seen people flying them but didn’t know if it was appropriate to approach them. Or maybe you’re about to work with an aerial […]

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Ever since its announcement in April of this year, the Freefly ALTA hexacopter has been making waves and inspiring many web searches in hopes of finding more info on Freefly’s first UAV. Since then, Freefly has been steadily releasing more info about the ship, the quality control process they put it through, the extensive testing […]

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What is a multi rotor Safety Officer? What do they do? These are the questions I’m answering in my series “The Multi Rotor Safety Officer.” You can read part 1 or part 2 if you need to catch up, but otherwise let’s start with… Maintaining the Ship Ship maintenance is foremost the Pilot’s job, but […]

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When I started in the film industry over 15 years ago, I was taught this phrase, “If you take care of your gear, it’ll take care of you.” How true! Those of you who are in the film industry should know by now, always… always… always take care of your gear. Well in the aerial […]

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What is a multi rotor Safety Officer? What do they do? These are the questions I’m answering in my series “The Multi Rotor Safety Officer.” You can read part 1 if you need to catch up, or just jump in! Today’s post is about… Assessing the Location Upon arrival at a new location, a good […]

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“What is a Safety Officer?” I hear that question a lot. No, I’m not on security at your local mall. My job is way cooler (sorry, mall cops). As a multi rotor Safety Officer, I’m charged with maintaining safe multi rotor operations. But what does that consist of? More than most people expect. You can […]

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