Welcome to Richard Elliott Aerial Filming. I’m a UK, EU & US approved aerial filmmaker, drone pilot, photographer & videographer - with OSC extended permissions for drone operations throughout the UK.

I’m based in the Scottish Highlands, Edinburgh & London – a member of the Edinburgh Chamber of Commerce, operating worldwide, and contracted with Getty Images since 1990.

Our Equipment

Inspire 2 / X7 / X5S

Alta 8 / Movi Pro

Mavic 3 Cine

Mavic 2 Enterprise Advanced

DJI Cinematic FPV

In-house cameras: Canon EOS C70 & EOS R5C with a selection of RF lenses from 15-500mm.

Latest work

8 January 2023

London’s New Year’s Eve surprise drone show

Horse Guards Parade, central London

8 January 2023

Saving Christmas Spirit movie

Various, across western Scotland - particularly Lochaber

8 January 2023

Drone filming in a Spanish oil refinery

Coastal Spain

8 January 2023

Filming a TV ad campaign

Glasgow area, Scotland

8 January 2023

The Macallan ‘Spirit of 1926’ short film

Aberlour area, Moray, Scotland

Clients include

BBC logo
Netflix logo
Rolls Royce logo
Google logo
Channel 4 logo
British Airways logo
Tag logo
National Geographic logo
BAE logo

CAA approved for aerial work, PFCO company number 532, FAA number 4242184

CAA logo
ARPAS logo
FAA logo
First Option logo
OPITO logo
ARRI logo
AOP logo
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