Advanced Aerial Videography: Storytelling with Subjects

Wild Rabbit Productions, Aerial Cinematography Production & Drones

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9 Lessons (56m)
    • 1. Introduction

      1:46
    • 2. Project Prompt

      0:38
    • 3. Building a Narrative

      2:11
    • 4. Location and Subject Selection

      4:31
    • 5. Storyboard and Shot List

      9:03
    • 6. Dual Operators

      8:10
    • 7. Executing the Shoot

      13:35
    • 8. Analyzing the Footage

      14:19
    • 9. Dance Crazy SkillShare HD

      2:13
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About This Class

Learn advanced drone videography techniques to take your aerial footage to the next level. This 50-minute class — the second installment from Wild Rabbit Productions and DJI — covers how to create a narrative by planning and executing a film shoot with a moving subject. Looking to add a pro touch to your video projects? This class is for you.

Class lessons include:

  • Building a narrative
  • Scouting locations and subjects
  • Crafting a storyboard and shot list
  • Shooting with dual operators (pilot + camera)
  • Capturing the shots
  • Making footage selections

To get started, you'll need a drone with a video camera (the DJI Inspire 1 is used in this class but not required) and familiary with basic video editing software*.

By the end, you'll plan, shoot, and finalize a video piece ideal for your portfolio, to garner new business as a freelancer, or simply to level up your drone filming capabilities. 

*Please note that this class does not include a lesson on video editing, as it focuses entirely on the planning and executing of a full film production

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Wild Rabbit is a Los Angeles aerial cinematography company using drone technology to capture stunning visuals for the entertainment and sports industries.

DJI is the world leader in camera drones and quadcopters for both recreational and commercial use, redefining industries as diverse as filmaking, agriculture, conservation, search and rescue, energy infrastructure, and more.

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