We recently worked with Brisbane creatives Light & Shade as part of the ongoing 2nd Runway project at Brisbane Airport. Utilising our helicopter mounted Cineflex Elite to capture silky smooth aerials of this huge project. Click on the video to view the video.
Air Niugini’s Boeing 767 P2-PXW on departure from Brisbane airport to Port Moresby. This was shot from the our Nosed mounted 5 axis gyro stabilised Cineflex Elite & Arri M at 300mm on a recent aerial filming mission.
Did you know we have our own and operate the only 5 axis gyro stabilised helicopter mounted gimbal with camera in Queensland with camera options such as the Red Dragon 6k or Arri Alexa M & Canon Cine 30-300mm lens. We also have access to the Shotover F1 & K1 systems.
Last August we were contracted to shoot aerials for Freddy Flintoff’s new television show – Freddy Fries Down Under. Originally aired in the UK on Channel 4, Freddy Fries Down Under is currently airing in Australia on Channel 10.
The show follows the journey of Freddy Flintoff as he travels around Australia frying up a storm. The travelling theme of the show meant that the aerials that were sought after were mostly car/food-van tracking shots and establishing shots. This meant we needed to provide a multi-location, multi-camera platform solution.
The solution that ended up being the best balance of full coverage, while still fitting within budget limitations; was a combination of drones, helicopters and camera platforms. The projects multiple components were:
a three-hour shoot over the Great Barrier Reefs in a Jet Ranger helicopter, using a Shotover F1 gimbal and Sony F55 with an Arri Alura 18-80mm.
a five-hour shoot from the Gold Coast in a Squirrel helicopter using a Cineflex V14 gimbal.
a two-hour shoot from Melbourne in a Robinson R44 helicopter using our custom-built helicopter gyro rig.
and a one day shoot in the Gold Coast region using our Inspire 1 drone.
All shooting was completed over the course of 2 weeks working around both poor weather and helicopter availability. It was a great project to be involved with and it is fantastic to see the show finally being aired on Australian TV.
When looking for solutions to bring your production to the next level don’t hesitate to contact us, as tailoring a solution to fit your budget and fulfil your needs is our speciality.