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List of french certified drone companies members of HOsiHO Drone Network and also offering film production services in France (aerial + ground shooting)

The production of films mixing aerial and ground images

Today, most films are made with different shooting techniques. Until now, aerial images required a large investment (renting a huge crane or helicopter). With the arrival of professional UAVs on the market, aerial shots have become more accessible from a financial point of view and the demand for films with mixed shots has increased.

What is a film with mixed ground/air shots?

As the name suggests, a mixed ground/air shot film contains an alternation of different sequences of ground shots with aerial shots. From an aesthetic point of view, this technique brings dynamism to the image. This type of shot is not only used in the audiovisual and cinema field, but also in videos related to architecture, construction or also industry.

What are the prerequisites to produce films mixing aerial and ground images?

To begin with, the production and direction of your film is a joint effort. In small structures, the teams are small and it is necessary to combine various skills: shooting with a classic camera, interview technique, shooting with a steadicam, handling a traveling cart, piloting a drone, video editing and sound mixing. For the technical part, there are specialized schools for training in video directing and editing. For the creative part, there are art and design schools. The realization of aerial photography with UAVs requires a theoretical training of 7 days and the obtaining of a practical exam from the General Directorate of Civil Aviation (DGAC).

What are the qualities expected of professionals?

Audiovisual production combining aerial and ground images requires rigor and creativity. It is often necessary to be versatile and master different skills in order to use the appropriate technique for the realization of a plan. Aerial photography obeys strict regulations that require administrative authorizations. It is therefore necessary to have a perfect knowledge of the legal framework of the profession.

Almost all the drone pilots of our network have an audiovisual background (see their references). All have a long experience in the footage and/or photography industry, and therefore have the needed qualities and skills to offer you the production, from A to Z, of your presentation film, your video-clip or your next video greeting card !

The network's operators and their creative teams will then take care about all the production steps of your next movie, no matter how complicated it is :

                  • Conception, script writing and realization
                  • Shooting: either by drone and on ground, with few options like timelapse, hyperlapse, crane, ...
                  • Post-Production: Editing; Grading; X-effects; Text; Sound mixing, ...

The diverse experiences and backgrounds of each of our pilot-filmmaker is a great source of inspiration, which they will be happy to put into your aerial/ground film project. All our drone operators are declared to the DGAC (Direction Générale de l'Aviation Civile) with a unique ED identification numberand shown on their page. All are duly insured to provide aerial audiovisual shooting services with drone in France. (drone photography, aerial video, cinema and series).


All of them have been selected by the aerial image bank

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for the high quality of their audiovisual services and their professionalism in terms of aerial imagery.

The connection with a drone pilot from the HOsiHO Drone Network is free of charge.


To learn more about French regulations concerning Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV or Drone), please read our Regulation page.

AERO7

AERO7

82 - Tarn-et-Garonne 81 - Tarn 66 - Pyrénées-Orientales 46 - Lot 09 - Ariège

AIRbuzz

AIRbuzz

95 - Val-d'oise 92 - Hauts-de-Seine 91 - Essonne 78 - Yvelines 75-17 - Paris 17e 75-16 - Paris 16e 75-15 - Paris 15e 75-14 - Paris 14e 75-09 - Paris 9e 75-08 - Paris 8e 75-07 - Paris 7e 75-06 - Paris 6e 75-02 - Paris 2e 75-01 - Paris 1er 45 - Loiret 28 - Eure-et-Loir

Azimut Drone

Azimut Drone

15 - Cantal

D COM DRONE

D COM DRONE

94 - Val-de-Marne 93 - Seine-Saint-Denis 89 - Yonne 77 - Seine-et-Marne 75-20 - Paris 20e 75-19 - Paris 19e 75-18 - Paris 18e 75-13 - Paris 13e 75-12 - Paris 12e 75-11 - Paris 11e 75-10 - Paris 10e 75-05 - Paris 5e 75-04 - Paris 4e 75-03 - Paris 3e 51 - Marne 10 - Aube

Dragonfly-production

Dragonfly-production

87 - Haute-Vienne 86 - Vienne 41 - Loir-et-Cher 37 - Indre-et-Loire 36 - Indre 23 - Creuse 19 - Corrèze 18 - Cher 03 - Allier

DRONE HORIZON Technologie

DRONE HORIZON Technologie

48 - Lozère 34 - Hérault 30 - Gard 12 - Aveyron 11 - Aude 07 - Ardèche

Drone Pictures

Drone Pictures

84 - Vaucluse 83 - Var 2b - Haute-corse 2a - Corse-du-sud 26 - Drôme 13 - Bouches-du-Rhône 06 - Alpes-Maritimes 05 - Hautes-Alpes 04 - Alpes-de-Haute-Provence

FlyUp Drone

FlyUp Drone

56 - Morbihan 44 - Loire-Atlantique 35 - Ille-et-Vilaine 29 - Finistère 22 - Côtes-d'armor

ILARA Drone

ILARA Drone

76 - Seine-Maritime 72 - Sarthe 61 - Orne 53 - Mayenne 50 - Manche 27 - Eure 14 - Calvados

L'ATELIER DU CIEL

L'ATELIER DU CIEL

85 - Vendée 79 - Deux-Sèvres 49 - Maine-et-Loire 33 - Gironde 17 - Charente-Maritime 16 - Charente

LET'S FLY PRODUCTION

LET'S FLY PRODUCTION

80 - Somme 62 - Pas-de-Calais 60 - Oise 59 - Nord 08 - Ardennes 02 - Aisne

Madinina Flying Pixels

Madinina Flying Pixels

978 - Saint-Martin 977 - Saint-Barthélemy 973 - Guyane 972 - Martinique 971 - Guadeloupe

Olivier Mercier Video

Olivier Mercier Video

74 - Haute-Savoie 73 - Savoie 71 - Saône-et-Loire 69 - Rhône 63 - Puy-de-Dôme 39 - Jura 38 - Isère 01 - Ain

SKYPIC

SKYPIC

90 - Territoire de Belfort 88 - Vosges 68 - Haut-Rhin 67 - Bas-Rhin 57 - Moselle 55 - Meuse 54 - Meurthe-et-Moselle 52 - Haute-Marne

SPIRITPROD33

SPIRITPROD33

65 - Hautes-Pyrénées 64 - Pyrénées-Atlantiques 47 - Lot-et-Garonne 40 - Landes 32 - Gers 31 - Haute-Garonne 24 - Dordogne