LA Times: Drones are providing film and TV viewers a new perspective on the action
A dazed and bloodied student who had just been mugged stumbled down a darkened alleyway in a slum. He lifted his shirt, revealing a gaping wound, before collapsing on the ground as curious onlookers gathered around… View the full article
CNN: Hollywood welcomes drones to the set
Until recently, drones couldn’t be used in the U.S. to film movies or TV shows. A change in FAA regulations gave Hollywood freedom to use drones on set. View the full article
Yahoo! Finance: Warner Bros. uses drone on ‘The Mentalist’ set, a Hollywood first
The weekend before Warner Bros. studios planned to make television history, the weather was not cooperating. In normally sunny California, there had been days of rain. Luckily, mother nature played ball. On December 15, 2014 the production team of “The Mentalist” was able to fly…
CNBC: Drones over Tinseltown
The FAA is now starting to allow the entertainment industry to use drones on movie sets, reports CNBC’s Julia Boorstin… View the full article
The Wrap: Hollywood’s Drone Invasion
he first FAA-approved flight with a drone lifted off earlier this week in the hills of Pasadena and now everyone from major studio executives to indie producers have their eyes trained upward to be next in the air… View the full article
Today: FAA grants 6 TV and movie companies permission to fly drones
The Federal Aviation Administration has granted six American production companies permission to fly commercial drones. NBC’s Kerry Sanders reports… View the full article
The Hollywood Reporter: FAA Approves Exemption Allowing Drones to Fly on Movie Sets
Following months of speculation, the Federal Aviation Administration has approved operator exemptions for six aerial production companies to use small, unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), or drones, for filming motion pictures and television programming in U.S. airspace… View the full article
Forbes: Drones Are Coming To Hollywood
The FAA will approve Hollywood’s request to use drones for filming, government and industry sources familiar with the process have told Forbes. On Thursday afternoon the FAA will announce its decision, and explain the procedures under which production companies will operate and the aviation rules…