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Digital Production Buzz – October 11, 2018

Nothing has revolutionized filming quite like drones. They enable us to get shots that were often impossible before, even with helicopters. Tonight, we talk with drone manufacturers, pilots, trainers and stock footage companies about how to pick the right drone, safe shooting techniques, and how to find the best drone footage for your projects.

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Join host Larry Jordan as he talks with Patrick Santucci, Cory Acey, Brian Streem, Jason Teichman and James DeRuvo.

  • Find the Right Drone, Then Fly Safely
  • Learn to Fly with a Drone Simulator
  • Specialists in Drone Footage for Film
  • Pond5 Now Sells Drone Footage
  • The Weekly DoddleNEWS Update

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Guests this Week

Find the Right Drone, Then Fly Safely

Patrick Santucci
Patrick Santucci, Product PR Manager, DJI
DJI is a market-leading manufacturer of drones with a wide range of products. However, you may not know that they are also an advocate for safe flying. Tonight we talk with Patrick Santucci, Product PR Manager for DJI, about picking the best drone, then flying it safely.

Learn to Fly with a Drone Simulator

Cory Acey
Cory Acey, Business Development Manager, Little Arms Studios
When you crash your new drone on its first take-off, you’ve just lost thousands of dollars. Little Arms Studios has a better way: drone flight simulators to polish your pilot skills before you take off. Tonight, Cory Acey, Business Development Manager for Little Arms Studios, explains their new training simulator.

Specialists in Drone Footage for Film

Brian Streem
Brian Streem, CEO, Aerobo Drone Services
Aerobo shoots professional drone footage for clients who need something special. Tonight Brian Streem, CEO of Aerobo Drone Services, talks with us about the footage they shoot and a new product to help non-drone pilots visualize the shots they need.

Pond5 Now Sells Drone Footage

Jason Teichman
Jason Teichman, CEO, Pond5
Pond5 is known for their vast library of royalty-free stock footage. Recently they created an all-new section exclusively devoted to drone footage. Plus, they are flagging that footage so we can easily see which media was shot by licensed drone operators. Tonight we talk with Jason Teichman, CEO of Pond5, about why they are doing this.

The Weekly DoddleNEWS Update

James DeRuvo
James DeRuvo, Editor-in-Chief, DoddleNEWS.
James DeRuvo, Editor-in-Chief at, has a multi-faceted career spanning radio, film and publishing. With experience covering technology in the video industry for nearly 20 years, James joins us every week to present the latest industry news.
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