Vortex Aerial is one of only two currently exempted operators that were "hand selected" via Producer recommendation to the MPAA for FAA drone integration.
Vortex Aerial specializes in the capture of aerial video and photography via the use of remote control unmanned drone aircraft and octocopters.
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With eight years in business and now fully exempt with full FAA clearance to operate on closed filming sets, our Los Angeles area, Southern California based operation possesses the creative edge and technical know how that makes Vortex Aerial the clear choice for your production goals and we have the long standing track record, "client list", and referral base to prove it!
Having Implemented all Freefly (MoVI-5, MoVI-10, MoVI-15) digital 3 axis hot heads as well as the RED 6K Dragon Carbon Fiber Epic and Panasocnic GH4 4K cameras into our equipment arsenal and coupling it all to our proprietary coaxial quad multi rotor helicopters, "REST ASSURED OF THE HIGHEST PRODUCTION VALUE R/C AERIAL SHOOTING PACKAGE IN EXISTENCE TODAY!"
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Payload and connectivity capable, Vortex readily carries the Red Epic (5K and 6K), Phantom Miro, Canon C300/500, 5D MKII/MKIII, Black Magic Cinema and pocket, FS100/700, NEX7/GH3/GH4 camera systems.
Past operations have brought us to places like: Alberta, Vancouver, San Diego, San Francisco, Palm Springs, Palm Desert, Coachella Valley, Las Vegas, New York, Chicago, Miami, Montana, Moab Utah, Portland Oregon, Seattle Washington, Denver Colorado, Austin Tx, Dallas Tx, Ontario, Puerto Rico, United Kingdom, London, Asia, Alaska, and Australia.
Our aerial helicam systems operate over a diverse variety of terrain including hard scape, water, sand, trees, canyons, ravines ect. Limited only by the creatives imagination.
In House Cameras:
Alexa Mini (on order)
RED EPIC DRAGON 6K CF w/PL & EF lens mounts (motion and naked)
Panasonic GH4 4K
In House Lens Automation:
Heden Carat Follow Focus
In House Hot Heads:
Zenmuse for Panasonic GH4 4K
Zenmuse for Panasonic GH3
Zenmuse for Sony NEX
In House Video Assist:
Teradek Bolt Pro 2000
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