Film and Media Drone Services
Drones bring flexibility to the table to achieve almost any shot from anywhere producing high-quality images and with its manoeuvrability able to track moving objects while filming dynamic action shots whether its chasing objects or panning.
Utilising drones for camera movement in the film industry and events to produce beautiful footage that is rapidly becoming a necessity for quality productions. This extends into feature films, television, commercials, music videos, social media content, digital marketing, stock footage and sports events.
At Epic Air we understand and are experienced in the highly stressed environment that comes with the film, television and event industries and with a brief from you we can produce shot changing content and footage to take your production or event to new heights.
While focusing on the footage, we also maintain a high level of safety throughout our flights and our professional and approachable team will propel your project into the aerial world with style.
In order for Licensed Operators to film in CBD’s, urban areas, National Parks, next to Roads, People, Buildings and at events, the following permits and permissions are required if necessary depending on the locations and client specs.
- Disaster Risk Management Approval
- San Parks permission (National Park Approval)
- CAA Approval
- Film office permit if flight is for a shoot
- Drone registration certificate from the CAA
- RLA Certificate for drone from the CAA
- Department of Transport License
- Qualified and licensed pilot with valid RPL and medical certificate
- All operations staff need a Dangerous Goods certificate
- All operations staff need an aviation security certificate
- All operations staff have background checks and valid police clearance certificates
Some common aerial shots from drones for filming:
• Bird’s eye of subject – above subject looking down
• Overtake subject shot – flying over subject
• Subject moving into shot
• Tilt reveal shot, establishing shots
• Crane simulations shot – flying from ground level straight up
• Moving subject shot – tracking cars, bikes, boats, runners, cyclist and animals