Summary

Your perfect Drone shot is a quick call away. With over 10 years of experience in Drone/UAV Cinematography, I am a pioneer in my field and will get you your perfect shot! I am fully FAA licensed and insured.

Credits

2/11 – Current

Drone Operator – Nebraska Crossing (NEX)

Commercial/Ad — NEX Details
2/11 – Current

Drone Operator

12/17 – 12/17

Drone Operator – Union Pacific Railroad (Light and Heat)

Commercial/Ad — Light and Heat Details
12/17 – 12/17

Drone Operator. Filmed trains from an aerial drone.

11/17 – 12/17

Drone Operator 4%

ABC — TV Movie/Mini — ABC Details
11/17 – 12/17

Drone Operator for ABC Movie

6/15 – 12/17

Drone Operator Bird's Eye View Project

Film (Theatrical) — P&R Productions Details
6/15 – 12/17

Lead Drone Operator

4/17 – 5/17

Drone Operator – Adventure Park (Glenwood Caverns)

Commercial/Ad — Glenwood Caverns Details
4/17 – 5/17

Drone Operator

1/14 – 11/16

Drone Operator (Lead) Guilty Until Proven Innocent

NBC — Reality/Doc (TV) — Cosgrove/Meurer Productions Details
1/14 – 11/16

Drone Pilot

8/16 – 8/16

Drone Operator – Grand Canyon National Park (Only In VR)

Commercial/Ad — Only In VR Details
8/16 – 8/16

Performed Drone aerials utilizing 360 cameras in very difficult terrian.

6/16 – 6/16

Drone Operator (Lead) – Auto Trader (Zambezi-LA)

Commercial/Ad — Zambezi-LA Details
6/16 – 6/16

Drone Operator for National Car Commercial

Media

  • Drone Reel 2016

  • NEX Heartland Commercial

Recos

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Brandon Adams
Producer/Director
AJ was fantastic. I had a complicated request for a job that neither of us were local too, hence no ability to scout. Furthermore, I would not be able to be on-site during his shooting. I was also very tied up leading up to the shoot. AJ did a great ...MORE...
Matthew Godwin
Director of Photography
AJ is a fantastic drone pilot. With drones becoming more and more popular it's been hard to find someone who isn't simply a hobbyist with a new toy. AJ is a true professional.

The first time I work with AJ was shooting massive ships offshore i ...MORE...

Education

Class of '17

FAA 107 Licensed

Remote Pilot License
Class of '14

333 Exemption

Commercial Drone License
Class of '12

Drone Institute

Drone Pilot
Class of '04

Institute Of Technology

Aerospace Engineering

My Gear

  • 160w LED BiColor
  • 750w LED BiColor
  • ATX Aerials X8
  • Connex HD
  • DJI S1000
  • DJI S900
  • DJI Wireless Follow Focus
  • Honda EU2000i Generator
  • Honda Odyssey
  • Inspire 2
  • Panasonic GH5
  • RED Raven
  • Ronin MX
  • Steady Rig GS
  • X5S

Affiliations

  • ACUAS
  • AMA
  • Association for Unmanned Aerial Systems
  • Cinematographers US
  • DP International
  • FAA Unmanned Aerial Pilot
  • Pro Drone Pilots
  • UAVUS

Skills

  • 8 years of Drone/UAV experience
  • Aerospace Engineering
  • Cinematographer
  • Drone Pilot
  • Gaffer
  • Lighting
  • Paramotor Pilot
  • Steadycam Operator