Welcome to Stellar Visioning, an aerial cinematography company.
What’s in a name?
1. Of or relating to sky or stars
1. The faculty, or manner of perceiving
At Stellar Visioning, we’ve been shooting aerial cinema for over 30 years. In fact, we’re behind some of the world’s most beautiful and famous images — from Fox’s multi-award winning Glee, to Showtime’s edge-of-your-seat sensation, Homeland. We know you have a vision and are passionate about it. And our passion is to make that vision a reality.
Today’s film industry is going through major transitions, some good and some bad. But one of the good changes is that shooting aerial with high-quality cameras like the Red Epic and Arri Alexa no longer requires a full-sized helicopter. With Stellar Visioning’s fleet of drones, pilots, and DPs, you can save money and time while making your production much safer. And better, too, because you can get shots that were never possible before.
Follow that convertible down a long and winding private driveway to a stately, Gatsbyesque mansion. Continue the shot up and through a window into an elegant sitting room. End on a close-up of a beautiful woman as she lifts a glass of wine to her lips. All in a single, seamless shot. Or the racing canyon road shot that goes into the tunnel. We fly behind, on sides and in front. What previously might have taken days to set up, rehearse, and shoot — changing to tracking or truck — can now be accomplished in minutes.
The Alta Freefly is the first multi-rotor drone with the camera mounted on top of the airframe as well as below. This lets you get all kinds of killer shots that weren’t possible before. Follow the train as it goes over a bridge, then shoot the tracks from below as the train speeds by. Shoot straight up at the stars. With this top mount option, our system can be used as the highest crane ever.
The possibilities are endless, as you can probably imagine. And we’d love to show you some other ideas, including how to use UAVs to replace many tracking shots.
Founder and Chief Visionary Officer (CVO)
UAV Certified Pilot
Senior Art Director
2 time Emmy Award Nominee
ABC, Disney, MTV, Paramount, Universal, FOX
Chief Drone Pilot
UAS Expert Pilot (7 Years)
Aerial Director of Photography
NBC, HBO, FOX, CNN, Netflix, Redbull, Intel,
Microsoft, Ferrari, British Petroleum
Pilot / Creative
Conventional Fixed Wing Pilot
Thousands of hours
Universal Studios, 20th Century Fox, NBC, ESPN
Director Of Photography
Full-size Airplane and Helicopter Pilot (45 Years)
UAV expert pilot (35 Years)
Aerial Director of Photography
3 Time Emmy Award Winner Aerial Cinematography
Society of Camera Operators (SOC)
NBC, Columbia Pictures, Walt Disney Pictures, ESPN
UAS Expert Drone Pilot (6 years)
Director of Photography
Chief Tech (CTO)
Remote Head Operator
Warner Brothers, HBO, Universal, Netflix,
Maserati, Lotus, Mitsubishi, Mercedes, Boeing
Editor, Producer & Post Workflow Specialist
Adobe Certified Expert, Premiere Pro CC
Post-Production Trainer for RED Digital Cinema
National Geographic, CNN, YouTube Studios, Sony, PBS, New Form Digital
This custom, ultra heavy-lifter is a DPs dream. Easily carries large format cameras or 2 REDs for 3D aerial. Plenty of power for 20 to 30 minute flight times, and high winds. In many cases, we can hang in the air while waiting for the next take.
Alta Freefly – 6 and 8 Props
With camera payload traditionally on the bottom or the unique ability to fly them on top. Use your imagination!
Inspire 2 Pro Apple ProRes 6K RAW
Great for speed, tight spots and agility for car chases or flying through a window. Massage and match in post.
Piper Cub Remote Airplane
Up to 1 hour of flight time
Bell Jet Ranger
Arri Alexa Mini and Arri Alexa Mini LF
Red Scarlet Weapon
Twin RED cameras for 3D
Sony F5, F55, FS700
Canon 1D C, C500
Blackmagic Nikon D4 … and more!
Veracity Control Wheels – 3 Axis Brushless Gimbal Controller
Connex Wireless – Live HD Video
Several monitors including large HD screen
EarTec wireless headset system
Introducing , our custom, ultra heavy lifter with flight times up to 30 minutes and enough power and stability to combat high winds. can easily carry most any camera or lens a DP could dream up.
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