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ACS reflect on a busy year of live sports filming

12 November 2018
Live sports filming, aerial camera, track, wire, drone

2018 has been an amazing year so far for the team at Aerial Camera Systems (ACS). As we now head into November, we thought we’d do a quick round up of some of the great filming of live sport events that we have tackled.

      • Filming Live Sporting Events

        Here at Aerial Camera Systems (ACS) we love to capture the excitement and passion of live sporting events. Here are just some of the events that our specialist cameras and crews have been fortunate to capture, and links to our News articles which give more information about the events, the cameras and the crews used for each.

        March – Filming the horse racing at the Cheltenham Festival
        March – Filming the rowing at the Oxford Cambridge Boat Race
        April – Filming the horse racing at the Grand National
        April – Filming the live running at the London Marathon
        May – Filming the cycling race at Giro D’Italia, Israel
        June – Filming the international multi-sport Commonwealth Games, Australia
        July – Filming the horse racing at the Epsom Derby
        July – Filming the Tennis at Wimbledon
        July – Filming the horse racing at Royal Ascot
        August – Filming the multi-sport European Championships
        September – Filming the multi-sport Asian Games in Jakarta
        October – Filming the Golf at the Ryder Cup

        Professional broadcasts are like a fine work of art. Filming sports requires using perfect angles, awesome timing, and flawless movement. Our award winning crews are experts in their fields, and use the best equipment available – much of which has been designed and built in-house by the ACS teams.

        We have an amazing Aerial Unit, which is great for fast past action and obtaining those great aerial shots.  This includes:

        Our Rails and Wires have been used for lots of sporting events this year.  This area includes: 

        For tracking the all important fast moving shots we utilise Tracking Vehicles, which includes:

        What an amazing list of achievements – and the year hasn’t ended ye!. Not to mention we’ve also covered two Royal weddings and achieved UAV enhanced flying permissions this year too!

        Aerial Camera Systems (ACS) really are the worlds leading specialist camera company. Our large inventory of equipment and continual investment in developing innovative ways to capture events coupled with our highly skilled Emmy and BAFTA award winning team of engineers and operators makes ACS the number one provider for specialist filming requirements.

        Get in touch now to find out how we can enhance your next filming of live sport.