Stephen Oh / XM2

FLYING HIGH Drones became both hugely popular and much derided during the 2010s. In the last five years the remotely controlled, unmanned flying craft has made its mark on filmmaking, enabling aerial shots that would be difficult or impossible for conventional aircraft, wire systems or cranes. Of the many companies offering drone services for film, … Read more

Flying Pictures launches Ultra drone

With cutting-edge design and safety features at the forefront, Flying Pictures set out develop a drone which removed the restrictions inherent with traditional drone technology, an aircraft capable of flying the heaviest camera and lens packages available, enabling filmmakers to achieve their creative vision without compromise. CAA assessed, approved and ready to deploy, the Ultra … Read more

John Keedwell GBCT
“Is vertical a new format?”

Is Vertical A New Format? GBCT News / John Keedwell Is Vertical A New Format? GBCT News / John Keedwell Cinema and television pictures have always been displayed in a horizontal (or landscape) format. Yes, there have been 4:3 aspect ratios that seem almost square to us now, and there have been various “flavours” of … Read more

UAV Training, 3D Home Cinema & Plasma Lights

UAVs, 3D Cinema & Plasma Lights GBCT News / John Keedwell UAVs, 3D Cinema & Plasma Lights GBCT News / John Keedwell The BSC show was crammed full of great kit and inspirational ideas, in particular the use of aerial shots with helicopters, microlight aircraft and drones (Unmanned Aerial Vehicles/UAVs). Each has its place and … Read more