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    Posted May 23, 2014 by
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    Remote aerial photography

    Tiny Planets : 360° Camera Rig Flown With a Drone Looks Crazy

     

    This is the music video for Booka Shade's "Crossing Borders", which was shot using a special 360 degree camera rig, designed by Michael Kintner of 360Heros, that mounts 7 GoPro cameras to produce a 360 degree image. That camera rig was then flown using a hexacopter drone all over the State of California. The results are somewhat mind bending and give you a whole new perspective of a landscape.

     

    The video was directed by Ryan Staake of Pomp&Clout and was produced by Pier Pictures. Aerial photography was captured by a team from Octofilms. Links to an interactive version of the video as well as a downloadable version meant for the Oculus Rift headset can be found in the video credits below. A featurette on how the project was made can be seen on Pier Pictures' Vimeo page here:

     

    Booka Shade - Crossing Borders (The Making Of...)
    https://vimeo.com/88498930

     

    The 360 technology is something that is being progressed and pursued almost as rapidly as drone photography. Even more recently, Pier Pictures adapted the 360 technology for The Flatbush Zombies X Trash Talk’s “97.92” music video, which is a hip hop performance piece. The video was produced for Converse CONS and was recently selected as a Vimeo Staff Pick.

     

    Flatbush Zombies x Trash Talk "97.92"
    directed and produced by: Pier Pictures + APLUSFILMZ
    https://vimeo.com/93498336

     

    Stay tuned for more from Pier Pictures (@pierpictures) (facebook.com/pierpictures) (http://www.pier-pictures.com)

     

    Booka Shade "Crossing Borders"
    https://vimeo.com/88360151

     

    Now Available for Oculus Rift VR Headset: pompandclout.com/booka-shade-crossing-borders-vr-edition
    Wanna Fly? Interactive version of the official video can be found here: mobile.360heros.com/producers/3973480694927275/3945861733052880/v1/index.html?v=4

     

    Directed by Ryan Staake

    Director of Photography: TS Pfeffer
    Production Companies: Pier Pictures & Riff Raff
    Producers: Robert McHugh & TS Pfeffer
    UK Producer: Sarah-Jane Boardman
    Director's Rep: Joceline Gabriel
    Commissioner: John Moule
    Associate Producer: Shane Latham
    Aerials: Octofilms
    Pilot: Shane Latham
    Aerial Technician: David Ham
    360 Video Gear: 360Heros by Michael Kintner
    Macro Footage: Andrew Ruse
    Post Production: Pomp&Clout
    VFX: Ryan Staake & Aaron Vinton
    Color Grade: Mikey Rossiter at The Mill
    Color Producer: Heath Raymond
    Shot in California.

     

    Special Thanks:
    Octofilms (octofilms.com)
    360Heros (360heros.com)
    GoPro
    Riff Raff
    Embassy One Records

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