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26 Jun

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Cinematographer

June 26, 2013 | By |

A Postcard from Dean Semler AM ACS ASC in London

Hello Young Ronnie,

Still in London on prep for Disney’s “Maleficient” with Angelina Jolie again (Oh well… if I have to!) and I was looking for a way to create flying faerie’s POVs through forests and glens.

I found a fascinating new ‘drone’ which will take the weight of the RED Epic camera. It’s called the ‘Omcopter’ and was created by a couple of very young German enthusiasts, who are both brilliant engineers and act as pilot and/or operator of the tiny flying rig.

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25 Jun

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Time Magazine

June 25, 2013 | By |

A new breed of octocopter drones is helping photographers, filmmakers and soldiers alike.

For the cinema auteur, it can take sky-high video without the hassle or restrictions that come with renting a crane. For the military commander, it can gather reconnaissance on a moment’s notice before being stuffed back into a backpack.

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25 Jun

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RED

June 25, 2013 | By |

Where can’t an EPIC go ?

A German effects company called OMSTUDIOS has built a remote controlled octocopter to fly a RED EPIC where human camera operators can’t go. The drone can fly up to a height of 150 meters and has a range of around 100 meters.

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24 Jun

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The Verge

June 24, 2013 | By |

RED Epic camera goes flying in German effect studio’s OM-Copter

The state-of-the-art 5K RED Epic camera is already being used to shoot upcoming films like Avatar 2 and The Hobbit, but we can only imagine the greater possibilities offered by pairing it with this custom octocopter drone built by Berlin’s OMStudios.

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24 Jun

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Engadget Online

June 24, 2013 | By |

German video effects company builds camera drone for the Red Epic

Red Epic + Flying drone = The sort of geek math you can’t help but wish you’d come up with yourself. German VFX company OMStudios decided to mount Red’s super-camera into a custom Octocopter to record footage in resolutions up to 5K.

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21 Jun

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Cinescopophilia

June 21, 2013 | By |

OM-Copter Gives Wings To The RED EPIC Camera

OMSTUDIOS introduce a powerful new drone that enables filmmakers to combine the performance of the world’s finest digital camera, the RED Epic with the versatility of an octocopter. In doing so, the OM-Copter opens up a whole new world of cinematic possibilities while simultaneously lowering the costs of production remarkably.

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21 Jun

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Geekygadgets.com

June 21, 2013 | By |

Octocopter Flying Drone Created To Carry Red Epic Camera (video)

A German visual effects company OMSTUDIOS had created a fantastic octocopter flying drone named the OM-Copter which is capable of carrying a Red Epic camera to new heights.

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21 Jun

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Netzwelt.de

June 21, 2013 | By |

Entwicklung aus Berlin: Oktokopter hebt RED-Kamera in die Luft

Die OM Studios aus Berlin haben eine neue Drohne entwickelt, mit der eine RED Epic-Kamera in die Luft gehoben werden kann, um aus bis zu 150 Metern über dem Erdboben Filmaufnahmen zu machen. Der Oktokopter soll völlig neue cineastische Optionen eröffnen.

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21 Jun

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The Digital Visual

June 21, 2013 | By |

The RED Epic Helicopter Drone? Prepare to be Amazed!

Just when you thought the RED Epic was bad-ass in its own right, try hooking it up to an eight armed, helicopter-esque, flying machine! That’s exactly what German VFX company OMStudios created, giving every filmmaking aficionado hope to one day use such a glorious tool.

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21 Jun

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element14.com

June 21, 2013 | By |

Octo-copter for use with professional movie cameras

RED cameras are widely known to have changed the film industry due to their high level of quality for an extremely low price. The price, $7,000 for the cheapest model, has enabled many independent film makers to produce cinema quality films for many years. The up and coming major Hollywood films The Amazing Spider-Man, The Hobbit, and Avatar 2 will use RED cameras.

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