Wear a Drone on your Wrist December 5th 2014 - 02:35 PM

One of the rules of governing the use of drones for filming is that there must be a licensed pilot and another operator in control of the camera. To be strictly legal there is supposed to be a third ‘spotter’. But if you don’t have a specialist videographer to

DJI Inspires With Built-in 4K UAV November 21st 2014 - 10:15 AM

Drone developer DJI has released the Inspire 1 which incorporates a 4K video camera and is described by DoP Philip Bloom as “the world’s most advanced all in one aerial filmmaking system.” The £2,200 ($3399) quadcopter integrates DJI’s wireless HD transmitter, Lightbridge, and comes with a redesigned mobile app that streams HD 108

Back9Network Gets Two Studios In One October 30th 2014 - 10:23 AM

To coincide with its launch on DIRECTV, U.S lifestyle golf channel, Back9Network, gave itself an onscreen makeover mixing virtual and hard set designs. Versatility and variety had to be key components in the studio set to accommodate different elements, different talent, and quick turnarounds. FX Design Group started

Kite copter unleashed in New Year October 23rd 2014 - 03:30 PM

When is a drone not a drone? Answer: When it’s a kite. And as such is not subject to civil aviation laws restricting the aerial flight of untethered drones. This loophole-circumnavigation together with the fact that kite flying doesn’t require a special pilot’s licence could give a