In need of a Cineflex or Shotover operator?
At Kiwi Aerial shots we also provide professional aerial cinematography services from a helicopter. This can be needed when the shots have to be made at high altitudes, faster speed or on a location where drones are not allowed. Our professional camera operators can work with different camera setups to fit your production. This can be the Cineflex camera, the GSS system, our own gimbal system or even a “handheld” setup. We used all kinds of setups all over the world and even build custom rigs for next level 22K aerial cinematography that push the boundaries of aerial filming. Contact us if you want more information about our possibilities or to tell us your wishes so we can give you more information.
We offer multiple camera setups for making aerial shots from a helicopter. Which option is best totally depends on the needed shots, the location, and budget of the production. one of the cheaper options is to go for a handheld or gimbal setup with which we have to film sideways from the door opening. These options have some limitations as we can not film 90 degrees downwards because of the prop wash of the helicopter blades. The Cineflex or system doesn’t have this problem. The Cineflex system offers a complete free rotation of the camera in all directions making top-down shots at high speeds!
We have worked for all kinds of video productions all across the world. Commercials, full feature films, corporate videos, and TV series. We can arrange the whole helicopter production from A to Z and will discuss all the whishes and options with the production manager and or DoP. Check our portfolio items to see we have worked on helicopter productions from Fiji to Amsterdam.
You can contact us for the most extreme out of the box helicopter cinematography requests. In our workshop in Amsterdam we work on a daily base on gruondbreaking projects for all kind of shoots. In 2019 we build a helicopter rig for three RED Monstros to get a 310-degrees view in 22K. Let us know when you have a crazy project in mind for which you need technical filmmakers like us.
Kiwi Aerial Shots is going all across the globe to provide our helicopter services. We can bring our own Kiwiflex system that can be mounted on most of the helicopters.
In the last 10 years, we filmed some crazy productions for full feature films and television commercials like this gigantic 40m Mc menu for McDonald's.
Filming above the North sea or any other big open water requires extra planning for the crew and helicopter itself. We can arrange this all as we have lots of experience filming offshore with our helicopters and cameras.
We can pick up helicopter cinematography production from A to Z. let us know what your wishes are so we can tell you our options.
We made some unique helicopter footage flying at extremely low altitude using 3 RED Monstro cameras for a 22k resolution image.
We have the knowledge and connections to get exclusive exemptions
Three RED Monstro cameras with the Sigma 14mm lenses. With this self build camera rig, we filmed some extreme helicopter shots flying at extremely low altitudes like 50ft above Amsterdam and Rotterdam.
We only work with professional Cineflex operators that have many hours of experience.
Next to the cinematography, we can also offer professional photos made from the helicopter. With some video flights, we can offer photography at the same time to save time and costs.