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Drone for the Movi XL // XM2 Sierra

XM2 are re-defining heavy lift drones in the cinematography industry with the announcement of “XM2 – Sierra”. Capable of flying the Freefly Systems Movi XL gimbal with huge payloads… she is shipping off with Stephen Oh, the CEO of XM2, to Los Angeles for the Ausfilm week. This UAV has been entirely designed in-house in Melbourne Australia HQ, and extensively tested […]

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Thor: Ragnarok – Location, Location, Location…

We recently wrapped on the set of the third instalment in Marvel's blockbuster Thor: Ragnorak. There really was something for everyone on this project. The girls weren't unhappy about working with the likes of Chris Hemsworth, Tom Hiddleston and Idris Elba. The Kiwi's among us were very excited about working with Taika Waititi. And as [...]
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Shiver Me Timbers…Jack’s Back…

We can’t wait for this action packed blockbuster of an adventure to weigh anchor and set sail on May 26. We were on set shooting for 6 months so were super excited to see our aerial work in action during the Super Bowl LI. We’ll bring you much of our incredible behind the scenes story […]

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Lion – With Pride

We are hugely proud of the achievements of the multi-award nominated feature film, Lion, including Best Picture at this year's Oscars. We were fortunate to be chosen as the prime aerial drone team, capturing the beautiful shots in India, and in particular very excited to have the closing shot of the movie. It was a real pleasure working with [...]
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How The Magic Happens

A magician never reveals their secrets, but in this case we can’t help ourselves. On a recent project for William Hill, we were engaged to capture aerial footage for their upcoming Australian Open TVC campaign. On the first day of shoot, the production were unable to create the special effects of the wake required for […]

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On The News: Attack Of The Drone

Our X8 Super aircraft featured on Channel 7 News this week flying high on the movie set of Pacific Rim: Uprising that closed large parts of downtown Brisbane. It’s always surreal working on sets like this when Hollywood comes to town when they totally transform downtown Brisbane to look like downtown Tokyo.

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Pacific Rim: Uprising – Bringing The Battle To The Streets Of Brisbane & Sydney

We have been on location for the past month creating movie magic with the team from Legendary Pictures for the Hollywood blockbuster franchise film, Pacific Rim: Uprising. With another month of shooting remaining, the production is pushing our team to continually innovate to ensure we capture the most creative and impactful moments imaginable. Working as a standalone unit […]

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Cliffhanging Moment With Mercedes

Literally Hanging On By Our Fingernails In heavy wind conditions our team were able to safely complete some beautiful drone shots for the new Mercedes TVC in an extreme location. Weather conditions were within our no-fly tolerance, but with the payload and shot requirements, the team had to work hard to ensure that the craft […]

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Extreme Conditions All In The Name Of Discovery

This was one of the coldest and windiest projects we have ever encountered. 40 knot gusting winds and minus 5 degrees celsius. This tested not only our stamina, but our operating procedures to ensure craft, batteries and our team stayed warm and functioning throughout. As we were in New Zealand we adopted a bit of […]