Northern Irish firm deploys drone for Netflix and BBC filmmaking 


Pivotal, a Northern-Ireland based filmmaking company, has commended the use of drones in its work.

In a report by Heliguy, Phil Crothers, director of film and co-founder of Pivotal, reflects on the growing importance of using UAVs in the film industry.

The company uses the DJI Inspire 2 and cinematic Zenmuse X5S and X7 cameras as part of its filming work for the BBC, Netflix, WarnerMedia, ITV and Channel 4.

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Commenting on what the technology now offers, Crothers said: “Time pressures mean that we need to operate quickly and efficiently, but with safety as paramount, and drones help tremendously with that.”

Adding: “As a filmmaker, drones have changed the environment completely and it is something I can only see getting stronger and developing more and more.”

He went on to praise Heliguy for a good and reliable service.

Watch a video of Pivotal putting drones to work here:

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