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Comprising This is Flight founder Adam Landau and AGL Films’ Alex Prins, the This is Flight Film Unit is one of the most experienced and versatile small-budget aerial filming specialists in the world. From unique drone and air-to-air videography to supplying voiceover and archive footage, we’ve worked with broadcasters, event organisers and display teams all around the world to deliver stunning results and capture aviation in ways never thought possible before.

As one of the only drone pilots suitably qualified and experienced to operate within an active airshow environment, Alex Prins has been developing innovative new techniques to bring drones into the world of airshows. Working with the UK CAA and the Aerosparx Display Team, Alex became the first person to legally fly a drone within the aerobatic box at a UK public airshow in 2019, and has since recorded aerial events in Poland, Portugal, France and Saudi Arabia, each time coordinating with national aviation regulators, pilots and event organisers to get the best out of their event without compromising safety.

Alex works in partnership with conventional videographer Adam Landau, who created TIF’s popular Airshow Dispatches series in 2018 (now available on WingsTV) as well as promotional videos for several UK airshows and aerobatic teams. Adam also has experience choreographing aerial sequences and recording from manned aerial filming platforms. Adam is also a trained journalist and has provided voiceovers for a number of projects with millions of views combined. He also offers live event commentary.

As well as taking videos from conception to completion, the TIF Film Unit has also worked with other media organisations. Videos from our archive are available to license, and have been used by the BBC, Smithsonian, CCTV, Aeropact, Google SG, AirshowStuff, AirShow360 and the air forces of Singapore and Indonesia.

The TIF Film Unit is based in the UK, but has operated as far afield as Latvia, China and Saudi Arabia. We also have partner videographers in Australia, Singapore and the United States. To find our more, or to hire the Film Unit to record with your team or at your event, please contact us.