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Category : Drones

16 Nov 2017

How to Streamline Building Inspections with Drones

Building inspections are often required in many commercial buildings and construction sites. Normally, the respective city or county in which the building is located or being constructed governs these inspections. As explained by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), building inspectors have a wide range of duties, including monitoring construction sites for compliance; using survey instruments, metering devices and other equipment to conduct inspections; approve building plans that are deemed satisfactory; inspecting plumbing, electrical and other systems to ensure […]

29 Oct 2017

How Drones are Helping Indie Filmmakers Succeed

Who says you need the support of big-name Hollywood studios to produce an engaging movie or hit show. As the industry shifts away from traditional DVD/Blu-Ray production to streaming media platforms like Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Video, Crackle, and HBOGo, there’s been a growing number of independent films hitting viewers’ television screens. As an indie filmmaker you’re passionate about the project,  proud of the script, and have a clear vision of your shots. Now it’s time to maximize your budget and […]

03 Oct 2017

Common Myths and Misconceptions about Drones for Filmmaking

If you’re a filmmaker, you’ve heard of drones being used to shoot aerial footage. In recent years, it’s become a popular tactic for filmmakers to capture stunning aerial shots because drones don’t break the budget. However, there’s a lot of myths and misconceptions surrounding the use of drones for filmmaking, some of which we’re going to debunk in this post. The FAA Doesn’t Allow Drones for Filmmaking Granted, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) doesn’t allow just anyone to fly drones […]

16 Aug 2017

How Drones are Changing the Film Industry

How Drones are Changing the Film Industry Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), or what’s more commonly referred to as “drones,” have become instrumental in helping filmmakers capture the perfect shot. Before drones became commercially viable for the film & entertainment industry, filmmakers were typically restricted to on-the-ground shots and limited aerial shots using expensive helicopters. Now that drones are on the scene – and regulated for commercial use by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) – filmmakers can break free of these […]