Cinema Drone + MoVI Specialists

Experienced, licensed drone pilots and operators.

Based in Queenstown, New Zealand Overview is owned by Ben Ruffell and Josh Dunn.

We are the only heavy lift drone company based in Queenstown.

Josh and Ben have been working in the New Zealand film industry for decades, and are imaging experts, not just with drones, but also with full-sized helicopters, stabilised heads and tracking vehicles.

We are CAA Part 102 certified. We carry a five million dollar aviation liability insurance coverage.

Industry Experience

We love a challenge, and have filmed some remarkable images with our fleet of drones and MoVI stabilisers including TV commercials for multinational brands, such as Nissan, Westpac, Samsung, Sony, Mazda, Asics, Hyundai, LG, Mitsubishi, Spyder, Nikon and The North Face.

We have also worked on TV shows for New Zealand and Australian productions. We have experience with filming VR 360.

We have suspended dual stage pyrotechnic devices below our drone and provided both special effects and illumination for the blockbuster feature film Alien Covenant.

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