Bringing UAV/sUAS (Drones) Into Your Production Workflow

Bringing UAV/sUAS (Drones) Into Your Production Workflow


Thursday, October 19

10:00 am

5:00 pm

Location: 1A26

Preparing for your FAA Part 107 Test

10:00 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. 

Overview: Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs or Drones) offer up new opportunities and technology for amazing aerial images! This workshop is the gateway to the sky and the fresh perspective UAV/Drones bring to the table. Join us for an intensive day, with FAA-certified experts and pilots showcasing how your organization can best implement and prosper using UAV technology. Whether you're interested in production, content for marketing, real estate content, or event imagery, these sessions will empower and inspire you to be the best producer of aerial imagery that you can be. From basics to broadcast-quality, this workshop covers it all. 

Description: With the FAA's announcement of the new FAR Part 107, there is tremendous confusion about what drone pilots may and may not do and how to obtain this certification. This session is a quick-start guide for 107 certification, showcasing what it takes to become a legal commercial UAV pilot, what resources are available, and how to best setup to successfully pass the Part 107 test. While this session will not be long enough to cover all the materials needed to pass a Part 107 test, it will guide you through the process, detailing what you need to study and learn, and clarifying all the necessary steps to become Part 107 certified quickly and painlessly. 

This session will be taught by a FAA Certified Instructor 

Who should attend? For organizations wishing to implement UAV into their corporate workflow and for all UAV and Drone operators wishing to become pilots for commercial use. 

 

Best Practices for Integrating UAV into Cinematography Production

11:30 a.m. – 12:45 p.m. 

Overview: In this session we will cover how to effectively accomplish:
• Identifying the exact purpose of the UAV
• Defining your objectives and planning your UAV use
• Which UAV is better for the job required
• Preparing and training for UAV use & Insurance considerations

Description: The session will also focus on how to optimize your field production time and build a plan to assure you capture the required shots. 
• Creating a flight plan & avoiding pitfalls
• Introduction to filters

Who should attend? For all digital media professionals wishing to increase their productivity and improve their aerial photography and video skill set and shot repertoire. 

 

10 Drone Tips for Successful Videos

2:15 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. 

Overview: Flying is a skill yet knowing how to capture the best video from your UAV flights is equally, if not more important, than flying skill. In this overview session, we will examine the top 10 expert tips to inspire successful video output from your drone flights. Topics covered will be an overview of setup and planning for your flight, how to find inspiration, post-flight requirements and ultimately how to create great video. Ultimately, following this unique, guaranteed "recipe" of shot styles, you will be able to convey your story and clearly communicate your message. 

Who should attend? UAV/Drone pilots wishing to increase their UAV productivity, capture the best video (or photo) for the job and ultimately maximize the production potential of their UAVs. 

 

Post Production Practices for UAV Footage (Color Correction for Drone Cinema)

3:45 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. 

Overview: UAV/Drone workshop | Post Production Practices for UAV Footage (Color Correction for Drone Cinema) Not all UAV pilots are equal and there are a few standards that apply to bringing out the best of each camera/drone system. In this session, we will briefly discuss working with filters and codecs setups for this new technology and the associated cameras, saving hours of time in the Post Production Process. We'll also dive into a case study in this dynamic session, covering the theory and technique necessary for getting your footage looking better than ever through the use of color correction. 

This session will be taught by a FAA Certified Instructor 

Who should attend? UAV and Drone operators and pilots wishing to understand how to setup in the field for a more efficient post production process and tips for color correction as you process your footage. 

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