How drones are being used by Sky Filming

Television

Earlier this month we had another aerial filming job with BBC’s The One Show art segment, this time filming the creation of Land Art with Yorkshire artist James Brunt and his team at the splendid Wentworth Woodhouse near Rotherham in South Yorkshire. In case you don’t know, Land Art is designs that are made outside […]

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The One Show is a very popular TV magazine style chat show on BBC One that’s aired five evenings a week across the UK. Within the show they sometimes feature an art segment that is put together by BBC Scotland, and in this instance we were working with them to capture drone aerial filming shots […]

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This was a nice job for us because some of the drone filming for this project took place in York, where we are based. Last year the BBC Documentary department were creating a 3 part drama-documentary series about England in 1066, a pivotal year in English history, called “1066: A Year to Conquer England”, with […]

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Sky Filming has captured video footage and photography for numerous news services and news wire companies, both for features and live news as it happens. One particular news item that stands out, both because it was in our home town and because it spanned a whole week, was our coverage of the York flood disaster […]

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As well as covering up to the minute news items, Sky Filming has also used its drone filming technology on various news features. One particulary interesting news feature came after week of flood disaster coverage for SKY News, where were were contacted by ITV to assist in filming a feature on flood defences and show […]

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Sky Filming has been involved with the BBC on various projects, but it all started with a nail biting performance on BBC Newsnight!. In August 2012 we got a call to ask about the feasibility of flying a drone in a BBC studio live on air! This was a very exciting proposition because, at the […]

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