Creative Aerial Film & Photography

Be creative. Be ahead.

Sky Hotshots are creative aerial filming and aerial photography specialists.

Specialising in low flying remote controlled aerial filming and aerial photography. We like to have a forward thinking approach offering clients new elevated aerial perspective shots, launching exciting and bespoke aerial filming and aerial photography campaigns to showcase clients products and services.

Our qualified and fully insured pilots operate the latest UAS (Unmanned Aerial Systems) and camera technology to bring you the highest quality aerial video and aerial photography services.

We provide a fully comprehensive remote controlled multi-rotor platform(s) for most aerial filming and aerial photography. We aim to fly with the latest technologies and state-of-the-art equipment as quality for our clients is of greatest importance to us. Our objective is to provide you with a final product that goes above and beyond your expectations.

Planning

We try to carefully plan the safest flights at your required destination. Taking into account airspace rules and considerations, dates, times and a well designed storyboard and choreographed flight plan of your shoot.

Fully Qualified flight crew

The Sky Hotshots crew are fully qualified to fly in most conditions, inside to outdoors at 400ft.

1080 Full HD Broadcast quality

Spectacular Cinematic aerial film and photography stills, separating you above your competitors.

Safe operation indoors

We have custom designed and made our very own hand-held gimbal system to capture smooth and stabilised footage for your beautiful interiors obtaining dynamic and up close footage safely.

Live feed mobile station

Get involved and watch your footage being shot in real-time from our state-of-the-art ground station, or why not try out our visual display headset.

Comprehensive post production

We offer a full suite of post production editing services to deliver the best results in a time efficient manner

LET’S DISCUSS YOUR PROJECT NEEDS

EXPERIENCE ELEVATION

"Sky Hotshots came to my yard and filmed some of the most amazing footage and stills! Nick was very accommodating with him time and nothing was too much trouble, his passion for a great shot really is second to none!! I could not recommend them more highly!"

− Ashley Ray, Director, Oakingham Stud and Farm

"We think this looks amazing and I am extremely happy with how this is!"

− Suzy Hobbs, Marketing Director, Hobbs of Henley

"Thank you for delivering the completed Coral Reef video, it’s a lovely accomplishment and we’re delighted with it."

− Director of the Coral Reef Club

"I just wanted to let you know how much we loved the video. You did a great job! I gather we may see you again in April, we look forward to seeing you again soon!"

− Sue Jardine, Coral Reef Club / The Sandpiper

"Just reviewed the film… these shots are much better than we’ve ever had previously, especially the shot coming in and the ending is perfect! Exactly what we imagined!!"

− Rod Weatherhead, Sun Group Hotels

"I wanted to tell you guys at Sky Hotshots how pleased I am with the short film you made of the Estate. You captured the character of the estate absolutely perfectly. I would strongly recommend the value and creativeness of your service to any person intending to sell a substantial property."

− S. Samuels, Estate Owner

"Sky Hotshots came to us with the idea of creating an action packed aerial video. The video was very exciting to watch and completely different and unique from what we have previously seen and experienced. I would like to thank Sky Hotshots."

− Martin Fletcher, Director of ATV World

"Razor sharp aerial images, superbly directed to produce a stunning portrayal of the property. A massive help in efficiently and effectively laying out the visual benefits of the property to aid the sales process
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− A. Pontin - Director of Associated Holdings Limited

"It’s a lovely record of the early part of the Wedding reception. Your photography is extremely high quality and there are fabulous aerial stills of our party on the New Orleans Boat and Temple Island. Your aerial pictures are incredibly clear and make the weather look far better than actually was!"

− Mother of the Groom - Wedding Reception - Temple Island Near Henley-on-Thames

Sky Hotshot’s Crew

Nick Hemsley

Nick Hemsley

FOUNDER AND PILOT / CINEMATOGRAPHER

From the beautiful town of Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire. With a wealth of experience in marketing, sales, new business development and business enterprise. With Film Making Certification from the London Film Academy Nick has a strong understanding of cinematography, story boarding, aerial filming and aerial photography, directing, production, lighting, audio production and linear and non-linear editing. Nick is responsible for the overall management of Sky Hotshots and International Marketing Relations.

Robert Gibbs

Robert Gibbs

OPERATIONS / PILOT / CINEMATOGRAPHER

From the countryside of Devon with a great passion for aerial photography and aerial filming. After completing his University degrees in Cambridge, currently sitting his Masters and served with the British Army. Robert started working in the marine industry operating UAS's (Unmanned Aerial System’s) in a variety of locations for inspection, security and environmental response purposes. Robert is responsible for Sky Hotshots (UAS) Operations and customer support throughout the UK and Europe.

Darren Daughton

Darren Daughton

CAMERA OPERATOR / CINEMATOGRAPHER

Originally based in London and with over fifteen years of experience in the industry. Darren has continued to maintain his artistic passion and creative insight for photography and film. Having worked for an impressive portfolio of clients Darren is a fully accomplished creative engineer, photographer, and cinematographer. This has earned him great notoriety for his artistic imagery and cinematography effects. Within Sky Hotshots he is responsible for creative photography, artistic post-production and equipment maintenance.

Julia Newton

Julia Newton

POST-PRODUCTION EDITOR / CINEMATOGRAPHER

Julia has been part of television and film industry since 2008. During her post production career at Pinewood Studios, working for the BBC, Endemol and Zodiak Media. Julia has worked on a variety of different film genres, action sports and professional music artist's videos. Julia is responsible for Sky Hotshot's project choreography, media input and creative post production editing for all aerial filming and aerial photography; alongside the Creative Aerial Studios team.