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Drones and Flying Cameras In Film & TV – Past, Present & Future

Mar 3rd, 2020

By Tom Comet Looking back over the past few years I see a dramatic increase in the quantity of high end film and TV work that me and my DroneBoy Team get asked to participate in.  This is great news… read more »

mountain of film and drone equipment going to nepal

Making Movies in the Himalayas Part #2 – The Logistics of Air Travel With Drones & Film Equipment

Feb 20th, 2020

By Tom Comet During our recent expedition flying and filming with drones in Nepal our Team was challenged on a lot of different levels.  I discussed the physics of flying at extremely high altitude in a previous BLOG post.  In… read more »

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Making Movies in the Himalayas Part #1 – Flying Large Camera Drones at High Altitude

Jan 15th, 2020

By Tom Comet DroneBoy recently had the fantastic opportunity to be part of a large-scale documentary project where we provided all the aerial cinematography, Ops Team, equipment and drone services for a very high altitude, big-screen film project shooting in… read more »

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The FreeFly ALTA X Ultra Heavy Lift Drone is Here!

Nov 10th, 2019

DroneBoy is very excited to announce that we have added the all new Freefly ALTA X to our Ultra Heavy Lift (UHL) Drone fleet. This unique and extremely capable machine enables us to fly up to 35lbs payloads at speeds… read more »

Car Commercials Love Drones!

Apr 8th, 2019

Written By | Tom Comet When I have lunch in one of those restaurants with all the TVs on the wall I will usually see 2-3 car commercials that the DroneBoy Team have been involved in before I finish my… read more »

Subaru Crosstrek – A Commercial With Staying Power

Mar 11th, 2019

Written by | Tom Comet Every year the DroneBoy team works on at least couple dozen car commercials.  Drone based aerial cinematography has become an absolute necessity for many genres but nowhere is this more prevalent than in car commercials.  The… read more »

McDonald’s Drone Delivery

Jan 12th, 2019

Written by | Tom Comet Last summer the DroneBoy team had a fantastic opportunity when we were asked to develop and implement a live Drone Delivery stunt for McDonalds in Montreal Quebec.  The big idea was to create a media event where… read more »

The Freefly ALTA8 / MoVI PRO is Here

Oct 16th, 2018

Written by | Tom Comet In our never-ending pursuit to be the very best drone based aerial cinematography provider that we can be DroneBoy is constantly investing in both the equipment and training sides of what we do.  My team have… read more »

Flying Drones at the Airport

Apr 16th, 2018

Written by | Tom Comet We get this call all the time – “I need to do a drone project and I want to use you guys but we are two miles from the airport so we are going to have… read more »

The Administration Side Of A Drone Job

Feb 27th, 2018

Most people don’t realize how much behind the scenes work goes into a successful drone operation.  Things like flight planning, insurance certificates, client education as well as our own internal documentation are just some of the many important steps involved… read more »

Drones For Good – DroneBoy Team Helps Find Lost Dog

Jan 19th, 2018

Written by | Tom Comet For the last two days poor old Zeus the dog has been missing in the Stratford Ontario area and his owners were getting distraught.  What to do? After calling all the regular authorities and enlisting everyone… read more »

DroneBoy Cessna Skymaster 337 Airplane

DroneBoy Has An Airplane!

Jan 17th, 2018

Written by | Tom Comet A drone company with their own airplane??  It sounds a little crazy so allow me to explain this awesome situation… The nature of our drone business is extremely diverse.  This is one of the things that… read more »