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Getting the Shot: Innovative Imagery & Filmmaking Using Drones to be a Featured Session at Drone World Expo

September 24, 2015
By Business Wire News

SAN JOSE, Calif.

Creative aerial imaging has been driving mass adoption of camera drones and Eric Cheng, Director of Aerial Imaging of DJI and General Manager of DJI SF, will lead a dynamic session at the upcoming Drone World Expo focusing on this new innovation in cinematography. The session, Getting the Shot: Innovative Imagery & Filmmaking Using Drones, will take place the opening morning of Drone World Expo on Tuesday, November 17th from 10:30 – 11:30 am at the San Jose Convention Center.

“Cinematography is in the early stages of a new aerial imaging renaissance and we are excited to bring the newest information to Drone World Expo attendees,” Cheng said.

During this sessions attendees will hear from industry experts about the latest innovations and techniques being used to create extraordinary photography, video and film via drone. Moderated by Cheng who is also on the Drone World Expo Advisory Board, the session also features Renee Lusano, Creative/Lifestyle/Travel Photographer; Andy Putch, Co-Founder, FreeSkies; Drew Roberts, Founder and Pilot, Wild Rabbit Productions; and Randy Scott Slavin, Founder, Yeah Drones; Creator, New York City Drone Film Festival, who will discuss the exciting technology that is changing so quickly and opening up new possibilities at an incredible rate.

“I am looking forward to showcasing some of the incredible video and film we have been able to capture as a result of our work with drones. Drone World Expo is one of the best curated events in the industry and Wild Rabbit Productions is excited to be a part of it,” said Drew Roberts, Wild Rabbit Productions

Drone World Expo has several media and association partners in video and film including Sound & Picture, American Cinematographer, The Society of Aerial Cinematographers, United States Association of Unmanned Aerial Videographers (UAVUS) and Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE).

Each day of Drone World Expo will kick off with a keynote presentation, followed by a full day of panels and case studies. The exhibit hall will be open 10 am – 6 pm on Tuesday, November 17 and 10 am – 5 pm on Wednesday, November 18 with a networking reception on the show floor the last hour of the expo each day. End-users of UAS technology qualify to attend the full conference program free of charge.* See for details.

Drone World Expo, the defining event for the commercial applications of UAS technology, will take place November 17-18, 2015 at the San Jose Convention Center. For more information, visit The event is produced by JD Events, dedicated to the creation of targeted and innovative industry-leading events that deliver results. The company brings together highly qualified buying audiences, education-rich content and high-level networking opportunities — all geared toward increasing business transactions in the markets it serves. Visit for more information.

*Complimentary full conference passes to Drone World Expo are available to qualified end-users.End-users are defined as those with technology purchasing authority or purchasing influence who are currently employed by a commercial company that utilizes or has the potential to implement UAS technology for business purposes, but does not sell UAS technology products, services, integration or consulting. (MAPPS geospatial programming is available at an additional fee.)Company website is required and will be used in the qualification process.Please contact us at 203-371-6322 or with any questions.

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