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 truck, in …

MoVi Operator | MoVi Reel

In the age of advancing technology and expanding creativity, the role of a camera movement specialist has become more essential on set. It’s finally possible to achieve fluid moves without the need of costly, time-consuming, and constricting equipment like dollies, jibs, or steadicams. Instead, we use a tool called a …

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 features, our …

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 unit weighs …

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 this review …

What Does a 2nd AC Do?

When people ask me what I do for work, I tell them I’m usually working as a Multirotor Safety Officer or a 2nd AC. As you can guess, that typically doesn’t help them much. What in the world is a 2nd AC? What Does 2nd AC Mean? For most people, …

Overcranking Versus Undercranking

In this video, there are examples of “overcranking” in this comedy bit we did with Jamie Costa. You may have heard the terms “overcranking” and “undercranking” before in relation to frame rate. But what do these terms mean and where do they come from? Well, the answer is actually pretty …

How the Canon ME20F-SH Sees in the Dark

It’s always been a dream to have a camera that’s as sensitive as the human eye. If you’ve ever been outside at dusk, marveled at the low-light beauty of a moment, rushed to get your camera, and then struggled to get anything other than a dark, smeary photo, you understand …