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Amazing Lightning Storm at Great Basin National Park


Cineflex V14HD Aerial Filmworks

Aerial Filmworks just completed aerials of Great Basin National Park for a new visitor film. After filming a beautiful clearing winter storm in Fall 2011, the aerial crew lucked into an amazing lightning storm in Summer 2012. Rory Banyard of North Shore Productions is the director for the film, and the helicopter was flown by Spike Kinghorn of Classic Helicopters from Salt Lake City.

Great Basin National Park is in Nevada just at the western edge of Utah. The landing zone and hotel are at the Border Motel where there’s always an interesting mix of adventurers, long haul truck drivers, and film crews!

Cineflex V14HD- Great Basin National Park

Cineflex V14HD- Great Basin National Park

Cineflex V14HD- Great Basin National Park

About Aerial Filmworks

Aerial Filmworks provides high-definition video Cineflex V14HD and Cineflex Elite 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, 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 location work all over the world.

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.