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ARRI Alexa Mini, RED Weapon Dragon sensor and Canon C300 mk II Low Range Aerial Filming | South Africa | Johannesburg and Cape Town

"Timeslice Aerials is an attention to detail group with a great eye for visuals and the technological know how to get the shot. Not only did they achieve our vision, but they went above our initial expectations and achieved shots we couldn’t of imagined. Great collaborators, pro's through and through!!!."
- Bradley Stonefiser ASC  www.bradleystonesifer.com

Recent work:

Urban Series

Gosh Jamie XX

Timeslice Cinematography has two FreeFly Alta's specifically designed to cater for the unique requirements of the film industry. 

The FreeFly Alta has the unique ability to shoot with a "sky" view, whereby the camera can be mounted on top of the aircraft.

All aerial filming devices are equipped with a Movi M15 Gimbal, follow focus, wireless (latency free) HD VT up to 700m or  SD VT for 1200m.

Although based in South Africa, we operate in many different countries on the African continent and anywhere in the world. We Film in approximately 30 countries each year. Our Experienced Crew are well travelled and will feel right at home wherever you take them.

We want you to be able to get the most out of your drone shoot, please click here for a producers', directors' and director of photography document on operational limitations of the drone, what to expect on the shoot day and how to put a contingency plan into place in the event that operating conditions are not ideal on the day.

Change over from the drone to the all terrain tracking vehicle can happen in a matter of minutes...


A cinematographer’s dream!

We have a solution for all your low range aerial footage requirements. Operating on the Movi M15 with full HD footage out of the Alexa Mini, RED Dragon, RED Weapon, Canon C300 or Canon C100, applications in the motion picture industry are endless due to versatility. UAV in many instances can do the job of a steady cam, techno crane and helicopter all in one. With quick set up time and full wireless HD feed from the camera, these devices are must have. Full camera movement control is granted through a second camera operator and combined with our South African top ranked RC pilot ensures you always get the shot you want.

Technical specs:

Payload options include Alexa Mini or RED Weapon, 2 Chanel C motion or Arri Wireless, RED Motion Mount, REDmote, Teradek Bolt 2000.
Temp, altitude, pitch and roll read out.
Step-less iris control for smooth exposure changes during shots
Safety first approach
Cape Town and Johannesburg based team
Up to 800m VT range and play back. VT village set up as standard with playback.
Our crew is fully capable and able to make any adjustments needed to the UAV on site and we carry a full range of spares.

Our rig is also fully insured and has up to R13 m public liability cover.
Above the Timeslice Team from left to right: Jono O Connell, Nicole Phillips, Stefan van Zyl, Thinus Milan and Cpt John de Jager.
Left: Behind the scenes on the Taylor Swift Wildest Dreams music video directed by Joseph Kahn.

Above Image: Flying on set with a RED Dragon, 2 Chanel C motion, Red Motion Mount, Zeiss Prime,

REDmote, Teradek Bolt 2000, Temp, Altitude, Pitch, Roll read out.



We can carry a range of in- house cameras, including but not limited to the RED Weapon 6k 100fps, Arri Mini with 4:3, Canon C300 MKII (4K) A variety of options are available to suit all budgets and requirements.
Having Completed hundreds of successful TV commercials, Feature films and Music videos and documentaries. We would love to be a part of your project. Call Jono to chat anytime. Click on this link for more legal information Permit document

For questions relating to permits, click here.


As each shoot is unique, kindly contact us or fill out the form below with your shoot requirements for a rate. The starting rate is R45000 p/d for a fully independent team and includes all you need to film and fly with.