Save the Date for the SOC Drone Workshop, in partnership with the SOAC, on May 6, 2017.

This one-day workshop will focus on the role of camera operating and drones. This new tool, used by many productions to enhance the storytelling, opens up opportunities for camera operators, but also liability. This intensive one day hands on workshop will give operators the basics and hands on experience, taught by credited drone operators and pilots.

Training will cover the following topics:
– Safety and Ethics
– Rules and Regulations
– On set roles & responsibilities
– Fundamentals of Flight
– Planning a Shot
– Gimbals and Camera Stabilization
– Video Downlinks and FPV
– Aircraft Systems and Components
– Understanding Power Systems
– Lithium-Polymer Battery Handling
– Flight Planning and Operations

Event Instructors


George Billinger, SOC

SOC President
Twin Peaks, Godless, Oblivion, War of the Worlds


Eric Fletcher, SOC
SOC Technical Committee Chair
Flaked, Goliath, American Horror Story, Satisfaction, Dexter


Robert Rodriguez
President, Society of Aerial Cinematography

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