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Join Drone University USA and our cinematography experts for an all access introduction to capturing and editing aerial video footage using the latest drone technology with your own equipment. This “on location” training combines an large, private outdoor flight maneuvering area with many natural and man-made features along with an indoor training lab for editing purposes. You will receive training in video camera setup, camera maneuvers, shooting practices, pre and post production planning and much more. In addition we will cover safe flying practices with an emphasis on current FAA airspace regulations, rules and privacy concerns. This is a must course to attend if you wish to compete in this highly competitive market.

Students will receive the following training:

  • Introduction to aerial cinematography
  • Equipment and camera setup
  • Composition of aerial shots and maneuvers
  • Video shooting practices
  • Story boarding and shot list overview
  • Copyright law
  • Live scenario video filming, on location, with your own drone aerial platform
  • Editing and packaging your aerial shoot
  • Hands on training with editing software
  • Safe flying practices, FAA rules, airspace and privacy concerns
  • Full access to our Chief Instructor for all questions after graduation
  • Drone University USA Certificate of Completion

Student Enrollment Requirements:

  • This course is designed for the advanced drone operator who does not require basic flight maneuver training
  • Each student is to provide their own drone equipped with a video camera for aerial filming
  • Each student is to provide their own laptop computer for editing purposes, click here for computer requirements.

Cost for Advanced UAS Cinematography Production Certification: $1,590.00 

Classes are limited to fifteen (15) students to maintain a effective student to instructor ratio ensuring personal hands on training with our staff.

For a limited time Drone University USA is offering enrolled small UAS/Drone Aerial Cinematography Training course students a $50.00 referral discount for each new student that completes this same training course.

Students who enroll in any other Drone University USA training course, in addition to this course, will receive a $100 discount.

This course is held at our Northern CA, private training facility in the Sierra Nevada foothills.