CUSTOM BUILD PROJECTS

PUSHING THE BOUNDARIES OF AERIAL CINAMTOGRAPHY

Custom BY KIWI

If it doesn't exist, we will build it ourselves

Even the best professional equipment doesn’t always meet our demands or the wishes of the DoP. Kiwi Aerial Shots provides a technical custom building service to realize groundbreaking cinematography projects.

Below you can find some of the custom projects we did in the last couple of years. From foldable heavy-lift payload drones to 22K helicopter rigs. For us, nothing seems impossible and if it doesn’t exist, we will build it ourselves!

BRAINSTORM

We love to get extreme aerial shots requests. Let's set up a meeting to talk about your wishes, have a brainstorm and we will come up with the solution.

Drawing

In our workshop in Amsterdam, we start drawing the first 3D sketches after which we will order materials and build the first prototype.

BUILDING AND TESTING

Everything we build will put the test and adjusted where needed. We will do this until the product is save, and gives the required result for groundbreaking aerial shots!

22K RED MONSTRO CAMERA RIG

REALISING SHOTS THAT WERE NOT POSSIBLE BEFORE

It was the end of 2018 when we had a meeting with the film company Postpanic. They were working on a production and needed high resolution, 300 degrees aerials on some of the challengest airspaces of the Netherlands. We went to the drawing board and came up with two camera rigs for 3 RED MONSTRO’s for a total of 22K resolution in a 310 degrees angle.

Flying dear

We got our self-built Condor heavy-lift drone a unique mount so we could fly this huge antler for a special ART project in Germany.

Design and drawing

Kim working in the Kiwi Workshop in Amsterdam. here we have most of the needed equipment to build the most technical challenges.

3 x RED MONSTRO

To get 22K resolution we used three 8K RED MONSTRO's. Because of the overlap, it's 22K that remains, more than enough we would say.

LOW altitude helicopter shots

Together with HeliAir we got the exemptions for low aerial filming in Amsterdam and Rotterdam. We got to get as low as 10 meters in the city center of Rotterdam!

Kiwi Condor drone

This latest custom-built drone can lift a payload up to 13,5KG! This way we can fly heavy camera setups with big prime lenses.

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Other custom projects

12 YEARS OF EXPERIENCE IN UNIQUE AERIAL FILMING PRODUCTIONS

Below you can find a portfolio of custom build projects we worked on. from designing the equipment, building it and even operating it on set, we love to be part of the whole production providing our technical knowledge.

Flying Antlers

Drone lighting setup

1800W Drone lighting

Kim making technical drawings in the workshop

RC-BUGGY FOR LIGHTING OR CAMERA MOUNTS

Custom payload drone

OUR X8 Pro 2 drone with 30KG take off weight

our 22K RED MONSTRO helicopter rig

Car-2-Car rig

Working Coffee drone for TV commercial

Extra extended 360 camera rig

our own milling machine in our workshop

1800W handheld LED lighting system

LED lighting pagina

Ignition special effect for Mitsubishi TVC

one of the drawing of the 22K RED Monstro Rig

Low altitude helicopter shots with our 22K MONSTRO RIG

Vertical 22K RED MONSTRO BOAT RIG

Insta 360 Pro 2 camera rig for our Matrice600

360 luchtopnames pagina

Self build Kiwi X4 drone

1800W - 163.000L DRONE LED lighting system

LED lighting pagina

Small helicopter rig for 8K VR footage from underneath a helicopter

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