Kiwi Aerial Shots

Helicopter Aerial filming

Professional Aerials with a Cineflex or Gimball setup

Cineflex & Shotover operators

9 Years of experience and globally active

VIDEO up to 8K

H264 \ H265 | PRORES 4444 | CINEMA DNG | R3D CODEC

360-degrees VR from a helicopter

With our Insta360 pro-2 camera we can make the most beautiful 8K helicopter aerial footage.

Air to Air and top down shots

Multiple CAMERA options for every production and budget

Helicopter photography

Professional photographers that make the best possible pictures

Films, docs and corporate videos

Years of experience in all kinds of productions

HELICOPTER SHOTS

Cineflex / Shotover Operator or custom camera rigs

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.

CINEFLEX SHOOTS

We mostly work with a RED Dragon camera in our Cineflex for helicopter cinematography in the Netherlands. If you please another camera in the Cineflex system, no problem!

GIMBAL SETUP

With our helicopter gimball setup, we can make smooth aerial shots with lenses up to 90mm. we can deliver 4K DNG RAW footage in for example Prores4444.

CUSTUM CAMERA RIGS

At Kiwi Aerial Shots we also build custom camera rigs for underneath a helicopter. in 2019 we build a custom helicopter rig for 3 RED Monstro's giving us 22K footage!

360 VR footage in 8K

With our Insta360 pro2 camera we can make beautiful 8K VR shots from underneath a helicopter.
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Extreme helicopter productions

We have years of experience in all sorts of helicopter productions and love to brainstorm about how to realize your most extreme helicopter production!

Helicopter photography

Next to the helicopter cinematography service, we can also provide helicopter photography with some of the best Dutch photographers.

Helicopter cinematography setups

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!

Helicopter cinematography productions

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.

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360-VR footage from above the city

With our 360-degrees 8K cameras we can make unique helicopter aerial shots. By stabilizing, sky replacement and adding animations we can create a submersing flying experience in which the viewers are free to look around and be amazed by the city view.

22K RED Monstro helicopter RIG

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.

Custom 22K, VR Helicopter Rig

We made some unique helicopter footage flying at extremely low altitude using 3 RED Monstro cameras for a 22k resolution image.

Inside the Rig

Three RED Monstro cameras with the Sigma 14mm lenses.

PRE-production

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.

Low altitude aerials in Rotterdam and Amsterdam

We have the knowledge and connections to get exclusive exemptions

Last minute or months of preperations

Sometimes the footage is needed as soon as possible, sometimes it needs months of preparations. We are happy to help you out with both. let us know, well make it happen!

Experienced Cineflex operators

We only work with professional Cineflex operators that have many hours of experience.

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