UAS Students Shoot Drone Footage Toyota
The commercials were filmed in May and October 2022. The project was made possible through a unique partnership between the Community College of Aurora’s Colorado Film School (CFS) and a contract with the Saatchi & Saatchi advertising agency. CFS has produced regional Toyota spots for several years for Saatchi & Saatchi, however, students at CFS do not have specialized training in operating drones for video. Aims Community College students in the Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) Basic Operator Certificate learn how to fly drones for film production and other uses such as construction management, local government mapping and more. Aims UAS students worked with the production team to get aerial shots for the commercials.
Students got to work with state-of-the-art equipment to create a professional-level production for a major national brand. “Projects like this provide…