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Visit us at BVE 2018

2018-01-10T14:56:30+00:00

PDG Film Services are exhibiting at BVE 2018 27 February - 1 March Come and meet members of our team and see our range of filming services including our Shotover F1 camera system, which can be fitted with over 180 different camera and lens combinations to achieve the look and creativity that you require for aerial [...]

Visit us at BVE 2018 2018-01-10T14:56:30+00:00

Filming in Ireland for Origin Green

2018-04-13T13:10:55+00:00

PDG Film Services were tasked with aerial filming in Ireland for the new Origin Green Commercial working with the award winning photographer and film maker Olivier Staub. The shot list was extensive and featured some of the most stunning scenery in Ireland. Olivier needed every location to be filmed fully vertically which made the choice [...]

Filming in Ireland for Origin Green 2018-04-13T13:10:55+00:00

Shotover Integrated With Foolcontrol

2018-01-10T14:58:21+00:00

Red Digital Cinema camera menus have always been a topic of discussion for camera operators with some operators loving them and some hating them but when using a Red camera in a helicopter mounted gimbal for aerial filming, clear and instant access to settings are essential and thats why PDG Film Services use FoolControl. Foolcontrol [...]

Shotover Integrated With Foolcontrol 2018-01-10T14:58:21+00:00

Arri Alexa Mini Integration

2018-01-10T14:58:49+00:00

PDG Film Services have successfully integrated a hard wired control system for the Arri Alexa Mini camera for use inside their Shotover F1 camera system. The Arri Mini is a very popular camera and many companies rely on wifi to control it but this method is not reliable in a helicopter so the technicians at [...]

Arri Alexa Mini Integration 2018-01-10T14:58:49+00:00

Filming with the Royal Navy

2017-12-11T20:16:45+00:00

PDG Film services recently captured 4K aerial filming for a new Royal Navy recruitment advert Made in the Royal Navy - Ali's story. The aerial filming took place off the west coast of Scotland where we were tasked with filming the Royal Navy's latest submarine HMS Ambush and its crew using one of our GSS [...]

Filming with the Royal Navy 2017-12-11T20:16:45+00:00

High Speed Filming

2018-01-10T14:59:48+00:00

PDG Film Services have teamed up with high speed filming experts Greendoor Films to deliver 4K slow motion aerial filming using our Shotover F1 camera system. We worked with rally legend Chris Birkbeck at his Rally School in Brotton. The action was supplied by Chris in his historic 1980 Opel Ascona rally car and International [...]

High Speed Filming 2018-01-10T14:59:48+00:00

New Shotover F1

2018-01-10T15:00:15+00:00

PDG Film Services have taken delivery of a new Shotover camera system. The Shotover F1 camera system is the most flexible aerial camera system available as it can be fitted with over 175 different camera and lens combinations covering broadcast television and digital cinematography. PDG’s system can also be used with a motorised polarizer and [...]

New Shotover F1 2018-01-10T15:00:15+00:00