Aerial cinematography

At 83ºWEST we strive to safely capture aerial imagery that highlights our client's vision and produces stunning visuals from a unique perspective. We offer cost efficient drone packages to obtain aerial footage, where in the past it was cost prohibitive.

Of course, safety is always our first priority. Our drones are operated by professional, FAA Part 107 certified, pilots. All of our UAVs (unmanned aerial vehicles) include GPS flight systems, live telemetry, HD wireless video, and several redundant safety features.

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FAA certified and insured

We are FAA licensed and approved to fly commercially within the FAA Part 107 framework. 83ºWEST is fully insured and protected by a $2,000,000 liability policy. Before every flight, our pilots run risk assessments and have safety protocols in place to mitigate risk.


We offer several aerial platforms to best match each projet's individual needs. Our clients can choose between a cost efficient DJI Inspire systems or the Freely ALTA system, which can carry anything from a DSLR to a RED Dragon with EF type lenses. Since the system is capable of lifting a DSLR camera package, we can of course accommodate any still camera system to meet your still photography needs.

Aerial Cinema System

Aerial Cinema System

Freefly ALTA 6 

The Freefly ALTA 6 multi-rotor unpacks, ready to film, in under five minutes. It is easy to fly, powerful, reliable, and is optimized for payloads up to 15 Lbs. Confidently fly RED (with EF lenses) and other professional cameras with this UAV, guided by the state-of-the-art SYNAPSE Flight Controller. Capture cinematic aerial imagery like never before with the option to mount the MōVI on top in "SkyView". The ALTA 6, in combination with a RED Dragon, is one of the most advanced aerial platforms available.

Aerial Economy Package

Aerial Economy Package

DJI Inspire 2

Designed to be powerful while lightweight, flexible, while providing the stability you need, the Inspire 2 is one of DJI’s most advanced aerial packages. With camera options ranging from the X5s (5.2K CinemaDNG or ProRes Format with a variety of lenses) all the way to the X7 camera (6K Super35 RAW CinemaDNG with a variety of lenses), there is an option for almost every budget. This system offers an affordable entry into the world of aerial cinematography.