“Flying with Cameras” stands out among drone workshops in their proven ability to bring top-level classroom teaching from full time industry professionals coupled with hands-on practice for each participant. It is unusual to find large-scale workshops that include the hands-on aspect – yet it is the top priority for drone pilots to practice alongside experts in the field.

The weekend is packed full of useful application, tips and tools, and conceptual foundations, sure to bring your creative skills to the next level. Whether you fly drones as a hobbyist, wanting to market yourself as a drone professional, or as an experienced drone pilot with an insatiable drive to master your craft, these workshops are for you.









In the News


A workshop taught by full-time professionals in the cinematography industry


Christophe Tinard is an award-winning video professional with over 14 years of experience in the field. The complexity and array of his projects – from network news to documentaries, advertising and government videos – have given him an insightful voice in cinematography education. His body of work was recognized in 2017 with a nomination for a Rocky Mountain Emmy Award.™ Christophe is currently Managing Partner and Head of Production at Hire Story, a Scottsdale-based production company specializing in Recruitment and HR related production.  

Christophe brings his professional background in production, post production, shot composition, technical know-how, and experience into the field of aerial cinematography.  He has traveled to film clients all over the nation and earned a reputation for excellence in storytelling through film.

Chris brings his unique brand of friendliness and expertise to impart information to others who share his passions: piloting drones, creating beautiful shots, framing techniques, technical know-how and troubleshooting, editing footage, and skillfully expressing a craft that is both an art form, and a way of making a living.



Flying with Cameras 2018

Being able to take that knowledge and apply it, is going to take our business to the next level


Flying with Cameras 2018

Today’s hands on event was very good. I really appreciate your patience in working with me and your excellent instruction. The final two reveal shots on my card really made me think I can shoot some excellent video

Workshop Options


Level 1

Saturday January 26th 2019

8:00am -5:00pm

If you are new to drones, a hobbyist, or have experience but want to continue honing your skill and talent for cinematography in flight, Level 1 will give you pro-level access to understanding the hows, whys, and regulations around drone use. Learn the techniques used by professionals to capture emotion and tell stories with every shot. Boost your confidence as a drone pilot and get hands-on instruction from experienced cinematographers.

Level 1 focus areas: (Saturday)

- All day Classroom/Hands on Training
- Basic Photography Concepts
- Proper Exposure Technique
- Composition
- Angles
- Purpose of Camera Movement
- FAA Regulations Overview
- Lunch Included

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Level 2

Sunday January 27th 2019

8:00am -5:00pm

If you have experience with basic cinematography (or beyond) and find yourself driven to push the envelope of what drone can do, Level 2 is for you. Grasp advanced creative camera movement, and advanced techniques to convey emotion. Learn about different frame rate and depth of field. Discover the purpose behind camera movement. The day includes hands-on drone instruction from professionals to take your future productions to the next level.

Level 2 focus areas: (Sunday)

- All day Classroom/Hands on Training
- Advanced Photography Concepts
- Filters
- Hyperlapse
- Complex Camera Movement
- Planning Operation for Success
- FAA Regulations Overview
- Lunch Included

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Full Week-End Bundle

Level 1 + Level 2

Build on the momentum by attending both days and receive a discount. Sign-up for both Level 1 and Level 2 to gain the most from this experience. Both days are packed with essential information, personal and group hands-on drone flight time, and a networking lunch both days.

Flying with Cameras | LEVEL 1

Flying with Cameras | LEVEL 2