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The Aston Martin DBS. Promotional Video

The Aston Martin DBS. Promotional Video

This month we were asked to create a short promo film for the chairman of the Aston Martin Owners Club UK. Yes, that’s right, chasing supercars with drones. We spent a few hours at the top of the Blorenge mountain in Pontypool. There are some incredible views and more importantly, very quiet...
Aerial Filming in Cardiff Castle – Aerial Photography Wales

Aerial Filming in Cardiff Castle – Aerial Photography Wales

We were asked to create a promotional film a few weeks ago for the the National Museum of Wales. They were holding an event by the Welsh National Opera in the museum and we were asked to create a short film showcasing the day. We covered the event with multiple cameras and created an interview based film that will be posed shortly. For the opening sequence of the film I suggested that we try and get come aerial filming done of the museum as this always gives the promo film that added production value. After liaising with Cardiff Council’s film unit they suggested that the best place to fly from that will allow us to adhere to the minimum distance rules would be the grounds of Cardiff Castle and Bute Park. We got to the Castle at sunrise so that it was still closed to the public and managed to grab some fantastic shots for the promotional film. While we were there we took the opportunity to grab some aerial photographs of the Cardiff and the castle. Here are some of the...
Chasing rally cars around Walters Arena – Glynneath

Chasing rally cars around Walters Arena – Glynneath

This is a little snippet from a day out that we had last week at Walters Arena in Glynneath. We were asked to film some aerial footage of a testing day for a Belgian rally team. They were out all day racing their MK1 and MK2 Escorts around a forest rally stage just outside of Merthyr. It was certainly a challenge for us as these rally cars are extremely fast and certainly faster than even our most rapid drones. It was essential that we used a two operator setup. A pilot to control the drone and a camera operator tracking the cars. As you can see this method can capture some truly stunning footage. The dust, even though it provided some incredible scenes, was relentless and we spent a few days after cleaning the equipment, vans and ourselves....