Aerial Video Drones – UAV Ground School
Filming with drones, or Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, is really in-demand. Taught by experienced UAV video producers, by the end of this course you will know how to start filming top-quality UAV video.The focus on this course is on the specifics of using UAVs for effective video – both technical and creative...
Taught by: A respected industry expert.
Filming with drones, or Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, is really in-demand. Taught by experienced UAV video producers, by the end of this course you will know how to start filming top-quality UAV video.
The focus on this course is on the specifics of using UAVs for effective video – both technical and creative. It is suitable for you if you want to capture moving images for broadcast, commercial or surveying. You will be encouraged throughout the course to think about how you can use UAV filming in your work. There will be lots of opportunities for you to ask the tutor questions about your work.
The course is classroom-based and the tutor will guide you through demonstrations, case-studies and discussions. In the morning you’ll have the chance to see each component of a UAV film set-up and find out how it works with film and editing software. Your tutor will cover the basics of Civil Aviation Authority requirements as well as privacy laws to ensure that you know where to apply for licenses and permissions.
In the afternoon you will take part in planning exercises working to a client brief. This will require you to take into account factors such as wind, height, obstacles and the creative outcome of the filming.
- Introduction to effective filming with UAVs
- What is a UAV? multi-rotor technology and radio control transmitters
- Software and calibration
- Principles of flight and flight modes
- CAA and privacy legislation
- Flight planning
- Working to a video brief exercise
By the end of this course you should be able to:
- Understand how UAVs work
- Understand the basics of CAA regulations
- Plan an effective and safe shoot
- Decide when to film UAVs and when not to
Who Should Attend
This course is ideal for video camera operators and shoot coordinators – whether for feature films, documentaries, promos or music videos. It is also designed for surveyors, architects and landscapers who want to begin filming with UAVs.
Beginner. You do not need any prior experience.