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Drone Hire for Film, TV,
Commercials and Corporate

Drone Filming Team since 2013

Are you looking for a drone team you can trust?

Here at Skyhook, we deliver drone filming and photography services to various projects, from one-day promotional shoots to feature film productions. We pride ourselves on being dependable and producing high-quality material.

Using our ten years of experience as a professional drone company, we will slot into your team without delays or disruptions, ensuring we help deliver the director’s vision or the client’s brief.

So whether you’re hiring a drone team for a feature film, commercial, TV series or promotional content, you can rest assured that Skyhook will represent one less thing to worry about. The drone part of your shoot is in safe hands.

Check out our latest showreel for a taste of what Skyhook can do for you

To discuss how Skyhook can help with your next project, please get in touch

Do you want to hire an experienced, professional drone company?

As with any high-quality camera crew, creating great aerial film and photography is about more than just sticking a drone in the air.

At Skyhook, we practise the art of great camerawork. We can make the choices required to capture the best possible footage to suit the needs of your production.

Our experience on set means we can speak the director’s language, or talk technical when it comes to camera settings and codecs. We can also use our experience and knowledge of the drone’s abilities and regulations to suggest shots you might not have thought possible.

Therefore you can be confident that when hiring this drone team, the material we produce will meet the same high standards as the rest of your camera crew.

We have exceptional kit and safety procedures

We use top-of-the-range drones, cameras and lenses to ensure we capture the images you require, while matching the specific codecs and outputs of your other cameras.

Our kit includes the new DJI Inspire 3 drone with its 8K sensor and incredible low light performance, the revered Inspire 2 with X7 and X5S cameras, FPV (first person view) racing drones for those ‘impossible shots’, the portable and broadcast-ready Mavic 3 Pro Cine, heavy-lift ALTA drones with the capability to lift 360º cameras or large DSLRs with cine lenses, and the tiny Mini 3 Pro for its ability to be flown freely in congested areas without the paperwork that any of its bigger cousins would require.

With our vehicle’s onboard workstation and power supply, we can show you through the shots of the day, as well as charge batteries inside the van.

In addition to technical requirements, we manage all the legal and regulatory aspects of flying at each location, to ensure the shoot happens safely and in compliance with the UK Civil Aviation Authority.

We work across the UK and abroad — from remote Scottish islands to the restricted airspace of central London — and we have procedures to operate safely in congested areas.

Our Approved Supplier status with 1st Option Safety Group is a testament to our safety record.

Here is just some of the kit we use

DJI INSPIRE 2

This exceptional drone is our all-rounder. With multiple lens, camera and codec options, up to 6K video and 24MP stills, it’s well-suited to a wide range of drone filming and photography projects. We can fly it as a single operator or dual crew for more advanced shots or challenging scenarios.

FPV Racer drone

First Person View drones are flown via video goggles, putting the pilot ‘in the drone’. We can fly these powerful, nimble drones precisely through windows and buildings, diving down cliff faces or chasing cars very closely. The results are jaw-dropping and immersive camera movement!

ALTA 6

The ALTA 6 is a refined cinematography platform. When paired with our Freefly Mōvi gimbal, it enables us to provide a lightweight cinematic solution. We can carry full-frame mirrorless cameras such as Sony FX3, A7Riii, and a range of other DSLRs, with the option to attach PL-mount cine prime lenses.

Drone 360/VR

Combining the smooth flight characteristics of the ALTA 6 aircraft with the cutting-edge Kandao Obsidian R camera, we’re able to produce a variety of outputs up to 8K resolution, 3D stereoscopic content for 360º tours, or Virtual Reality environments.

ALTA X

The ALTA X is Freefly’s largest drone for aerial cinematography used for features, drama and high-end commercials. Using the Mōvi Pro or Ronin 2 gimbals, we can lift cinema cameras such as Arri Alexa Mini LF, RED Monstro 8K and Sony Venice, using large cine lenses along with remote focus and iris control.

You can trust Skyhook to support your vision or self-direct a shoot

For many of our jobs, we enable the director’s vision to come to life. Our favourite moments are when directors are watching our monitor, exploding with delight at the drone shot which is developing on screen.

We can also work as a small crew and self-direct to a client’s brief.

For certain promotional projects, we can offer an end-to-end production service by shooting, editing and delivering the final piece, all in-house.

Get in Touch

To discuss how Skyhook can help with your next project, please call us today on:

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From our Bristol office we serve the UK and beyond, including the Greater London area.

    Robin Goodlet
    Eco World London Development Company Ltd
    Managing Director
    Skyhook impressed with their thorough approach to the challenges of UAV flights at our Battersea site. They made me aware of the requirements for clearance in restricted airspace, and passed me copies of all their permission documents.
    Whilst on site they operated in a safe and responsible manner, managing risk by ensuring that crane operators and other traffic were aware of their movements.
    The end product was of high quality, and our management team in Kuala Lumpur received the files before the end of the day.
    Ian Molyneux
    RoundHouse Pictures
    Producer

    Outstanding service from initial contact through to the final shot and delivery. They raised the level of production far past our expectations. Very experienced in what they do, adaptable to what the day threw at us and delivered some fantastic work. Will work with them in the future and would highly recommend them to anyone who wants to take their production to the next level. Skyhook are the real deal.

    Duncan Shears
    Tech TV
    Senior Producer

    Skyhook helped us out on a logistically challenging shoot with utter professionalism and got us a fantastic final product. Highly recommended!

    Chris MacDonald
    Roberts Limbrick Architects
    Graphics & Visualisation Specialist

    Fantastic expertise and very knowledgeable. We have had several drone shoots so far which have been quite challenging (filming for CGI/camera tracking) and Skyhook has delivered each time.

    Mia Xerri
    Be The Fox
    Producer

    A brilliant team, who provided some excellent shots for our branded content series. We were so happy to work with them and wouldn’t hesitate to recommend them to anyone else.

    James Nee
    Working Word PR
    Head of Creative

    Fantastic eye for the perfect aerial shot, very professional, and easy to work with. Initially commissioned to create content for a Welsh Water online promo, Skyhook’s footage was subsequently used on BBC News (broadcast and online), which was a testament to their good work.

    Pete Fergusson
    Nemorin Creative Film & Video
    Owner

    Chris and the team at Skyhook are second to none within the aerial filming industry. They take safety and the strict regulations seriously while at the same time capturing stunning images. Use these guys, they’re good.

    Claire Jackson
    North One TV
    Production Manager

    Skyhook proved to be a great asset to this programme. They were ready to go and in position when required. A lot of their material made it into the final edit which we already had a number of cameras covering, so this is a testament to their work. Very easy to work with and with a number of drones to choose from.

    Tristan Chytroschek
    A&O Filmproduktion GmbH
    Producer & Director

    Working with Skyhook was great. They are friendly, efficient and very professional. The preparation and permit application went smoothly. The shoot day went like clockwork and we got all the shots we needed – and more. The footage looks great. Highly recommended!

    Andrew Swann
    Gingersnap Media
    Director

    Skyhook were great to use on our recent promotional film for Southern Water. Some stories can only be told from the air, and the footage shot for this really brought a huge sense of scale and impressiveness to the final film. Skyhook were receptive to my needs, efficient and a valuable asset to any production.

    Joseph Morris
    Pace Media
    Producer

    Great results and an absolute joy to work with — highly recommended.

    Little Dot Studios

    Chris and his team were very professional and hard-working, providing us with excellent footage and generally being a pleasure to work with. I look forward to working with them again in the future.

    Amber Millington
    Agile Films
    Head of Music

    Skyhook really impresses with impeccable safety and professionalism. The versatility that they can offer with this unique way of shooting is freeing and inspiring. Not only do they offer a brilliant service but the way in which they do so is why we would use Skyhook again and again. They are incredibly easy to get on with and combined with a creative flair that will allow you to get the most out of this state of the art technology.

    Blink Films

    Hugely helpful and accommodating in our request to film a drone shoot in the centre of London. From the start, they realistically set our expectations as to what was possible but also worked really hard to make the shoot happen in difficult circumstances. The whole Skyhook team were great and we were really pleased with the results — dynamic and unique footage for the documentary.

    Gianni Diliberto
    Photographer and Film Maker

    It was great working with the Skyhook team. They were very informative about the procedures of drone filming and accommodating while we organised locations and dates. They took direction very well and were a genuine pleasure to work with. We managed to film some dynamic beautiful footage which added an incredible perspective to the video.

    James Dawson
    Little Gem TV
    Documentary Director

    Chris got some amazing shots for us of Stansted Airport for our BBC series. Lots of bureaucratic hoops to jump through but he did it all brilliantly. He’s well organised, focused, highly professional and really knows what he’s doing. Highly recommended!

    If you would like to work with Skyhook on your next production, please get in touch