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The Filmtools Podcast Eps. 3 with Drone Operator Mike Fortin

The Filmtools Podcast Eps. 3 with Drone Operator Mike Fortin

Each week The Filmtools Podcast will talk with industry professionals in a candid conversation about their career, relevant news within the industry, and about the art and gear behind filmmaking…

New aerial footage added to the Pond5 and DJI premium collection

New aerial footage added to the Pond5 and DJI premium collection

Artists looking to become a contributor to the Pond5 marketplace should meet the company at Nab 2019, where Pond5 will show some of the new premium aerial footage added to…

Navatics MITO: 4K UHD drone for aquatic videography arrives in March

Navatics MITO: 4K UHD drone for aquatic videography arrives in March

The Navatics MITO underwater drone will start shipping in March 2019, and is now available at an early price of $1,499. It promises aquatic videography for all, in a…

Hands-on: PowerDirector 17 video editor now has subscription and FREE versions

Hands-on: PowerDirector 17 video editor now has subscription and FREE versions

With so many FREE options in terms of NLEs, it was only a matter of time until CyberLink decided to offer a FREE version of PowerDirector. It’s available now…

Mark: the world’s first 4K drone positioned by Visual Inertial Odometry

Mark: the world’s first 4K drone positioned by Visual Inertial Odometry

With VIO technology similar to the one used in the Mars Rovers, the Mark drone from Shenzhen-based company HighGreat promises true autonomous flying for your aerial 4K camera system…

Removing a Drone Shadow in Final Cut Pro X

Removing a Drone Shadow in Final Cut Pro X

Double trouble! This week on MacBreak Studio, Ripple Training’s Steve Martin returns and shows us a very cool trick for removing a shadow from a video clip. Specifically…

Mavic Air: a smaller, safer and smarter 4K drone

Mavic Air: a smaller, safer and smarter 4K drone

The most portable 3-axis gimbal 4K camera drone has the DJI name on it. The new Mavic Air promises limitless exploration wherever adventure takes you. DJI is now present…

Tello: a “powered by DJI” drone for $99

Tello: a “powered by DJI” drone for $99

While the Tello may not be you way into aerial cinematography at a professional level, it may well be the starting point for learning not only how to control a…

DJI Spark: mini drone with Full HD video

DJI Spark: mini drone with Full HD video

DJI is absolutely covering all segments with their drones, from the industrial grade machines to the Spark, a 300 grams drone able to lift from the palm of your hand…

Register your DJI drone before it turns into a toy

Register your DJI drone before it turns into a toy

The news may sound harsh, but they are intended for safety reasons: DJI drones not registered will turn into toys, with flight limited to a 50-meter (164-foot) radius…

DJI shows “100 megapixel drone” at NAB

DJI shows “100 megapixel drone” at NAB

The “marriage” between DJI and Hasselblad continues to allow the creation of new solutions, as the unparalleled aerial imaging package for cinema announced at NAB 2017. The rumors…

GoPro Karma Drone & Grip Hands-On Review

GoPro Karma Drone & Grip Hands-On Review

After the false-start on product launch last year which ended abruptly with a product recall, GoPro recently relaunched the Karma Drone with an improved battery locking design, so we…

Have you thought about using a balloon for video and photography?

Have you thought about using a balloon for video and photography?

If you need to fly anytime, anywhere and for as long as you want and still comply with FAA rules, a balloon may be your best choice. It’s a…

UPDATE: GoPro’s Karma Returns

UPDATE: GoPro’s Karma Returns

Since I attended the original GoPro Karma System and HERO5 product launch last year, and the subsequent recall due to manufacturing/design issues, GoPro is re-releasing the Karma Drone…