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2012 Skiers Cup in Santiago Chile


The Aerial Filmworks team filmed the Swatch 2012 Skiers Cup in Santiago Chile in early September. The FreeRide World Tour event takes place just outside of the Valle Nevado ski resort. The helicopter was provided by Ecocopter in Santiago. The starting gate for the competition was at an elevation of 14,000 ft amidst the incredible scenery and glaciers of the Andes Mountains.

Cineflex 2012 Skiers Cup Santiago ChileFilming skiers to the finish line with the Cineflex V14HD.

Cineflex 2012 Skiers Cup Santiago ChileCineflex V14HD on AS350-B3 during the first day of competition at 12,000.

Cineflex 2012 Skiers Cup Santiago ChileFilm pilot Francisco Javier Diaz Torres, with Cineflex and the Astar AS350-B3E from Ecocopter.

Cineflex 2012 Skiers Cup Santiago ChileThe aerial team- Aerial Coordinator Dino Raffault, Aerial Cameraman Ron Chapple, and Photographer Dominique Daher.

Cineflex 2012 Skiers Cup Santiago ChileAerial Cameraman Ron Chapple from Aerial Filmworks.

About Aerial Filmworks

Aerial Filmworks provides high-definition video Cineflex Elite and Cineflex V14HD camera systems and aerial filming services to the international entertainment, documentary and corporate marketplace. Highly regarded by award-winning clients, the Cineflex V14HD and Cineflex Elite provides the highest level of image gyro-stabilization. Our dedicated, experienced camera operators have thousands of hours using the Cineflex for clients including Disney, Discovery Channel, BBC, CBC, PBS/Nature, National Geographic, History Channel, Lexus, Ford, T-Mobile, Planet Green, Freeride World Tour, Red Bull, Burton Snowboards, Amazing Race and CBS/Survivor. Aerial Filmworks is a highly responsive company with over 25 years of aerial photography experience. Dedicated to providing Cineflex V14HD and Cineflex Elite systems and services, our experienced aerial filming crews specialize in international location work.

Aerial Filmworks delivers Google Earth pre-flight visualization, GPS preparation and flight logistical planning; Geo-coded HD video and images for land survey or mapping; Google Earth integration of video, stills, 360 interactive panoramas, podcasts, historical imagery, topographic maps and data.

With in-house HD video suite utilizing Apple’s Final Cut Pro, Aerial Filmworks also delivers professional editing and color-grading, and BluRay/DVD output using robust 12-core MacPros, over 120 Terabytes of online RAID, Snell ArchAngel restoration, AJA Kona3, HDCAM/HDCAM SR Decks, and fast h.264 encoding.