John Gore - Blog

John Gore is the owner and pilot of Drone Crew , a leading aerial octocopter drone filming company in southern Africa.

Having gained experience working with Sean Penn, Neill Blomkamp, Moonlighting, Lobster Tree, Sky 1, Smithsonian, Nat Geo Wild - Big Cat Week, Earth Touch, and many others. John Gore has established himself as the go to expert in aerial filming specializing in octocopter drone filming with RED Epic cameras.

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Octocopter Filming Drone

Using custom build octocopter drones, John is able to film aerial footage using cameras such as the RED EPIC, RED Dragon, RED Scarlet, GH4, 5D or similar. John??has worked on a few feature movies, as well as a number of commercials, and continues to hone his skills and improve the equipment and techniques used to capture low level aerial video footage.

Drone Crew has successfully completed a number of??RED EPIC shoots in Cape Town and Joburg.


A large production for Sun International , produced by African Motion Picture Company over a 7 week period. Aerial footage shot with 5Dmkiii on Octocopter drone (some aerial shot with full sized heli).


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