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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 »

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 »

drone flying at high altitude by Ama Dablam

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 »

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 »

Monster.com

Sep 4th, 2017

Written by | Tom Comet This was an extremely complex shoot where large sections of downtown Toronto’s Financial District were cordoned off so that we could fly right over public streets filled with actors and stunt drivers.  This was a VFX heavy… read more »

Flying Drones in Busy Downtown Locations

Aug 9th, 2017

Written by | Tom Comet Almost daily we have film and TV producers call us asking “how long does it take for you guys to pull a permit to fly drones in downtown Toronto (Vancouver, Calgary, Montreal, Halifax…)?”  The answer is… read more »

Aeronavics / Droidworx “Heavy Lifter” Drone Build

Jan 5th, 2015

Written by | Tom Comet Everyone needs a good, wholesome Christmas project and the folks at DroneBoy are no different in this regard. Over the holidays our lead pilot, Tom Comet, took it upon himself to build up the newest… read more »