Douglas Thron is the one of the world’s leading drone cinematographers. He has been an aerial cinematographer since 1992 and is an FAA certified seaplane and drone pilot. Because of his expert piloting skills he has the largest insurance policy carried by any drone pilot at $6M. He is also able to get permission by the US government to film in places that are restricted to others. For example, Mr Thron was the first and only drone cinematographer to recently be granted permission to film great white sharks off the coast of California.
His impressive client list includes: Discovery Channel (including Shark Week), CBS News, Imagine Entertainment, NFL, Good Morning America, NBCUniversal, United States Federal Government, State of California, The Emmy Awards, Time, People, Glamour, Sierra, Sunset, and over 500 of the California’s top real estate agents. His cinematography is considered some of the finest in the business and he is available to film worldwide.
Douglas Thron specializes in drone aerial cinematography filming nature, cities, wildlife, autos, landscapes, boats, actors/actresses, skyscrapers, real estate, music videos, and action and adventure travel cinematography. He is an avid backpacker and whitewater rafter so no job is too extreme or remote. Special rate available for environmental or social justice projects.