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Making Movies in the Himalayas Part #3 – The Logistics Of Moving A Mountain of Film Gear Up The Mountain

Apr 1st, 2020

By Tom Comet In my two previous BLOG posts about our recent drone filming adventures in Nepal I discussed Flying Drones at High Altitude and The Logistics of Air Travel With Drones & Camera Gear.  In this final post in… read more »

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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 »

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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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Mission Report – Flying & Filming With Drones in Canada’s Beautiful Torngat Mountains

Feb 3rd, 2020

By Tom Comet Last summer the DroneBoy Team had an amazing opportunity to fly and film in Canada’s Torngat Mountains in northern Newfoundland & Labrador.  In this BLOG post I will provide some insight into this incredible and rarely visited… 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 »

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Porsche Macan Mission Report

Jun 7th, 2019

Written By  |  Tom Comet Here is a very quick video Mission Report and some photos from a recent shoot we did where we had the awesome opportunity to chase some brand new Porche Macan’s around.  Not a bad way… read more »

DroneBoy Tech Log – Freefly Systems & Redrock Gear

Apr 23rd, 2019

Written By |  Matt Joniec It’s no secret that in recent years DroneBoy’s service offering has expanded a great deal. We no longer offer just aerial cinematography and industrial drone services, but now a whole suite of start-to-finish production services as… 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 »

New Transport Canada Drone Regulations Announced – Our World Will Change June 1, 2019

Jan 18th, 2019

Written By |  Stefan Marchand Well, 2019 has certainly started off with a a “bang” or is that a “bust” (more on that in a bit) for those of us in the aerial film & video business relying on drones.… 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 »