This smooth, one-take drone short of Muscle Beach won a big prize at a film festival


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Originally published at: https://boingboing.net/2018/02/06/this-smooth-one-take-drone-sh.html


#2

Sweet work.


#3

I think this may be a BB repeat? Very cool nonetheless. I have to wonder how many times they crashed going through that ring? All one take! Sort of Muscle Beach / Touch of Evil, eh?

I also wonder how they dialed the lens distortion back? The horizon in the raw footage is super duper curved.


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vincent leforet once said you can’t fly a drone backwards
well probably not in the dark


#5

It’s the foley that deserves a prize, but I never see them for sale on BoingBoing.


#6

Ah makes me miss the place…


#7

Do we know or have a photo of the drone and camera used to make this?
Thank you.


#8

I wanna say I remember seeing this ~1 year ago, but w/ a different sound track.


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Looks like he’s aware that he’s borrowing for Touch of evil as well. https://vimeo.com/221976832


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Was it filmed in reverse? Or was another camera used to navigate the drone?


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It’s played backwards, as seen in the raw footage.


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