Drones: Flying Cameras and Storytelling

Learn about drones, when to use them, who to hire, how to find the right person with the right skills, how to communicate what you need on the shoot day and perhaps look at becoming a legal drone operator yourself.

Who it's for

Visual Story tellers, Directors and producers, including APs and Researchers.

We will also cover the legal aspects of filming with drones so this course will also be invaluable to Production.


Carys Kaiser has worked as a film maker for over 17 years. Over this time, she has gained a reputation for high quality camera work, mastering the craft of storytelling and meeting the strategic aims of numerous clients and projects. As a shooting PD and TV camera operator, she always aims for an impactful visual image. 5 years ago she qualified as a drone pilot, has run creative drone workshops in Switzerland and Australia as well as the UK, she is also a drone filght instructor training people who wish to fly their drones in the UK commercially. She blogs about drones as The Drone Lass and also does public speaking engagments at commercial drone events.  


This event is supported by the ScreenSkills Television Skills Fund which invests in training for the freelance television workforce thanks to contributions from the BBC, Channel 4, ITV, and Channel 5. 

It is part of a ScreenSkills programme managed by the Indie Training Fund to support freelancers to upskill and stay connected, helping keep the industry resilient in these difficult times. 

This session will take place online via Zoom. Click ‘get ticket’ to reserve your place: you must login or register before you are able to get a ticket for this event. A booking confirmation with a joining link to the session will be sent to you via email. 

If you are no longer able to use your ticket, we ask you to please contact support@screenskills.com so that we can release your place. Our sessions are often oversubscribed, so we’d like to give other freelancers the opportunity to fill available spots. Thank you for your consideration. 



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