With the availability of powerful remote controlled drones and a range of small high resolution cameras to mount onto them,aerial cinematography has become another tool in the visual storyteller's arsenal.
However before using these in productions it is useful to know the safety aspects and limitations of these devices. Once these are adequately understood the next step is to actually learn to pilot these devices.
This 2 day course is designed to provide a firm grounding in the legal and safety issues of drone use as well as to provide a basic grounding in the operation of a drone for the purpose of video production.
3 days (9.30am to 5.30pm)
S$ 2800.00 before 7% GST
Singaporean and PR Media professionals can apply for 90% subsidy under the MDA Talent Assistance Scheme through Six Degrees Asia . In addition media freelancers can apply for a S$ 7.50 per hour training allowance.
Availability and amount of subsidies and grants are subject to MDA and Six Degrees.More information about application procedures and terms here.
We are in the process of planning the dates for this course. Do let us know if you are interested and if you have a specific timeframe in mind.
Part 1: Introduction to the Drone
Part 2: Legal & Safety issues
Part 3: Roles of an Aerial Director / Co-pilot
Part 4: Flight Simulator
Part 5: Aerial Cinematography – Flight Patterns to Master
Part 6: Flying a Drone
Part 7: Create your Own Aerial Video
About the Instructor
Aerial Director / Cinematographer
CK studied in San Francisco at the California College of the Arts, graduated in 1994 with a BFA in Furniture / Industrial Design. In 1998, he started Upside Down Concepts & grew the company to a strength of 17 full-time staff in Singapore & the Philippines.
CK has more than 17 years of experience in video production. He has produced & directed more than 500 projects ranging from TV reality series, documentaries, drama, sports programing, feature film, inflight entertainment, music videos, corporate videos, stereoscopic 3D production & online viral videos. He has been a part time lecturer at Portman Business School,teaching design and at Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts ,teaching Video production. He has also guest lectured at Ngee Ann Polytechnic and delviered talks at Broadcast Asia in the area of Aerial Cinematography.
In 2011, he founded Wheels for HOPE, an informal group of cycling enthusiasts who combine cycling with bicycle donations for poor communities in SE Asia.
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