MARCH 3, 2018

BMCC TRIBECA PERFORMING ARTS CENTER (190 Chambers Street)

Doors open at 12:30pm

 1-2:30 -  DRONE TECH    Leaders: Adam Bry, Eran Aharonov ,Coraline Vialette   Drone tech is ever changing. In this panel we'll talk with some of the leading names in drone and camera tech about their individual solutions and those to come. Panelists include representatives from   Skydio ,  Parrot   and   Connex HD  .

1-2:30 - DRONE TECH

Leaders: Adam Bry, Eran Aharonov ,Coraline Vialette

Drone tech is ever changing. In this panel we'll talk with some of the leading names in drone and camera tech about their individual solutions and those to come. Panelists include representatives from Skydio, Parrot and Connex HD.

 3 - 4:30PM -  UP IN THE AIR: 2018 DRONE LAW UPDATE    Leader:  Jonathan Ash    ,      Mark Connot     and       Alan Friedman    This year has provided major advancements in drone law that every commercial operator should be aware of.  This panel of drone and entertainment law experts will discuss all of the major developments as well as provide particular insight into the issues that drone cinematographers face in the field.

3 - 4:30PM - UP IN THE AIR: 2018 DRONE LAW UPDATE

Leader: Jonathan Ash,  Mark Connot and Alan Friedman

This year has provided major advancements in drone law that every commercial operator should be aware of.  This panel of drone and entertainment law experts will discuss all of the major developments as well as provide particular insight into the issues that drone cinematographers face in the field.

 5 - 6:15 -  DRONES: PUSHING CREATIVE BOUNDARIES    Leader:  Chris Castor ,  Mike Bishop  &  Mackenzie Sheppard    Aerial cinematography is an incredibly complex artform requiring expertise in camera motion, cinematography, drone technology and piloting skills. Moderated by festival director Randy Scott Slavin, this panel will explore the art and craft of aerial cinematography with some of the most creative drone filmmakers who are competing in the 4th annual New York City Drone Film Festival.    

5 - 6:15 - DRONES: PUSHING CREATIVE BOUNDARIES

Leader: Chris Castor, Mike Bishop & Mackenzie Sheppard

Aerial cinematography is an incredibly complex artform requiring expertise in camera motion, cinematography, drone technology and piloting skills. Moderated by festival director Randy Scott Slavin, this panel will explore the art and craft of aerial cinematography with some of the most creative drone filmmakers who are competing in the 4th annual New York City Drone Film Festival. 

 

6:30-7:30 Red Carpet

7:30 PM - The 4th Annual NEW YORK CITY DRONE FILM FESTIVAL screening and award show


MARCH 4, 2017 - DAY OF DRONES

@ LIBERTY SCIENCE CENTER (222 Jersey City BLVD, NJ)

The DAY OF DRONES at the Liberty Science Center is a full day of drone based programming designed to excite every level of drone enthusiast. 

BEGINNER DRONE PILOT SCHOOL - We'll take you through all the basic knowledge about drones then put the controller in your hands.  Don't miss this chance to learn from the pros!

MICRO DRONE RACING - Watch expert pilots navigate an intricate indoor racecourse using First Person View(FPV) technology. Experience the racing first hand by trying a pair of FPV goggles in one of our viewing areas. Festival pass holders who have their own gear and would like to participate in micro drone racing please contact Frank Costello (frank@safetythirdracing.com) at Safety Third Racing. There are a limited number of spots available and is on a first come first serve basis.

FREESTYLE FPV COMPETITION - Watch expert pull insane tricks and aerial maneuvers using First Person View(FPV) technology. Experience the freestyle first hand by trying a pair of FPV goggles in one of our viewing areas. Festival pass holders who have their own gear and would like to participate in freestyle FPV please contact Frank Costello (frank@safetythirdracing.com) at Safety Third Racing. There are a limited number of spots available and is on a first come first serve basis.

DRONE EXPO - See and touch drones of all sizes and get a first look at  some of the must cutting edge drone technology.

FLIGHT DEMONSTRATION CAGE - Drones of all sizes will be flying throughout. There will also be Q&A's with manufacturers as well as opportunities for Day of Drones attendees to fly drones. 

FILM SCREENINGS - If you missed the screening of the 4th annual New York City Drone Film Festival on March 3rd you'll have a chance to see the winning films In the Liberty Science Centers 250 person theater. 

EDUCATIONAL SESSIONS -  Classes for beginners, intermediate and professional drone users will be available. See below for more info on classes that are available.  First come first serve for festival pass holders.


DAY OF DRONES EDU LINEUP

 

INTERACTIVE THEATER @ LIBERTY SCIENCE CENTER

  HUMANITARIAN DRONES – An Exposition of Drone Use for Emergency Management Purposes    10am - 11:30am    Leaders: Daniel Herbert & Parker Gyokeres   Drones are amazing tools for disaster response and Hurricane Harvey triggered a huge interest in their use for this purpose. Parker Gyokeres, Daniel Herbert, and a team of other professional drone operators from around the country banded together in an effort to volunteer their time, equipment, and expertise to aid in any way possible during the relief work in Texas. Parker and Daniel are here to explain in detail how to properly integrate civilian operated drones in emergency management scenarios. You will also get to relive some of their journey through never before shared imagery and videos along with stories about the adventure, highlighting the overwhelming devastation and heartbreaking loss that was witnessed.

HUMANITARIAN DRONES – An Exposition of Drone Use for Emergency Management Purposes

10am - 11:30am

Leaders: Daniel Herbert & Parker Gyokeres

Drones are amazing tools for disaster response and Hurricane Harvey triggered a huge interest in their use for this purpose. Parker Gyokeres, Daniel Herbert, and a team of other professional drone operators from around the country banded together in an effort to volunteer their time, equipment, and expertise to aid in any way possible during the relief work in Texas. Parker and Daniel are here to explain in detail how to properly integrate civilian operated drones in emergency management scenarios. You will also get to relive some of their journey through never before shared imagery and videos along with stories about the adventure, highlighting the overwhelming devastation and heartbreaking loss that was witnessed.

     DRONES 101    11:30am - 1:00pm    Leader:  Steve Cohen, President,  NYC/NJ Drone Users Group     Type: Beginner Class   Drones can be a fun and educational hobby. Steven Cohen, professional educator and president of the Drone User Group Network, will take you through the different types of drones available, the basics of flying, and how people use drones for recreation and industry. A perfect class for those with an interest in drones, but limited or no experience flying them.

DRONES 101

11:30am - 1:00pm

Leader: Steve Cohen, President,  NYC/NJ Drone Users Group

Type: Beginner Class

Drones can be a fun and educational hobby. Steven Cohen, professional educator and president of the Drone User Group Network, will take you through the different types of drones available, the basics of flying, and how people use drones for recreation and industry. A perfect class for those with an interest in drones, but limited or no experience flying them.

        DRONES 201: FROM HOBBY TO MONEYMAKER    1:00pm - 2:00pm     Leader:  Brian Walk     (Festival Pass required)   You're an experienced backyard hobbyist.  How do you prepare for your first paid gig? This class will provide a broad overview of what to expect on your first directed shoot. We'll cover set operations and how to prepare your aircraft, checklists, and cast and crew briefings. This is the perfect class for people who want to turn their passion for flying drones into a career as a filmmaker.

DRONES 201: FROM HOBBY TO MONEYMAKER

1:00pm - 2:00pm

Leader: Brian Walk

(Festival Pass required)

You're an experienced backyard hobbyist.  How do you prepare for your first paid gig? This class will provide a broad overview of what to expect on your first directed shoot. We'll cover set operations and how to prepare your aircraft, checklists, and cast and crew briefings. This is the perfect class for people who want to turn their passion for flying drones into a career as a filmmaker.

  PREPARATION FOR UAS OPERATIONS     2:00pm - 3:00pm    Leader: Marque DeWinter    (Festival Pass required)    Producers , contractors and other pro drone users will learn how a safe flight operation is conducted including a basic understanding of the flight crew, risk, and flighting planning. Help prevent liability for your business and stay within the confines of laws and regulations when overseeing flight operations.

PREPARATION FOR UAS OPERATIONS

2:00pm - 3:00pm

Leader: Marque DeWinter

(Festival Pass required)


Producers , contractors and other pro drone users will learn how a safe flight operation is conducted including a basic understanding of the flight crew, risk, and flighting planning. Help prevent liability for your business and stay within the confines of laws and regulations when overseeing flight operations.

  DRONE SUMMIT    3:00pm - 4:00pm    Leader:   Steve Cohen & Marque Dewinter   There are many facest to the drone world. Many differnet groups but most often fighting a single enemny. This panel will be an open discussion along with the audience delving into how to  bring stability and advocacy to this still burgeoning field.  Discuss the issues presented to the drone community.          

DRONE SUMMIT

3:00pm - 4:00pm

Leader: Steve Cohen & Marque Dewinter

There are many facest to the drone world. Many differnet groups but most often fighting a single enemny. This panel will be an open discussion along with the audience delving into how to  bring stability and advocacy to this still burgeoning field.

Discuss the issues presented to the drone community. 

 

 

 

  WINNING THE NEW YORK CITY DRONE FILM FESTIVAL    4:00pm - 5:00pm    Leader:  Randy Scott Slavin     (Festival Pass required)   Festival founder and director Randy Scott Slavin will take you through the festival past, present, and future and discuss what it takes to win an award. We’ll view some favorite winning films of years past and examine reasons why they may have taken the prize, all with an eye to making better films for in the future.

WINNING THE NEW YORK CITY DRONE FILM FESTIVAL

4:00pm - 5:00pm

Leader: Randy Scott Slavin

(Festival Pass required)

Festival founder and director Randy Scott Slavin will take you through the festival past, present, and future and discuss what it takes to win an award. We’ll view some favorite winning films of years past and examine reasons why they may have taken the prize, all with an eye to making better films for in the future.

PI LAB @ LIBERTY SCIENCE CENTER

  COLOR CORRECTION FOR DRONE FOOTAGE    10:00am - 11:30am    Leader:  Luisa Winters     (Festival Pass required)   Luisa Winters is a drone pilot and Master Adobe Educator. In this session, Luisa Winters will cover the theory and technique necessary for getting your footage looking better than ever through the use of color correction.

COLOR CORRECTION FOR DRONE FOOTAGE

10:00am - 11:30am

Leader: Luisa Winters

(Festival Pass required)

Luisa Winters is a drone pilot and Master Adobe Educator. In this session, Luisa Winters will cover the theory and technique necessary for getting your footage looking better than ever through the use of color correction.

   RED  DSMC2    11:30 - 1:00pm    Leader: Jonah Fine    (Festival Pass required)   This informative hour long session will give attendees an opportunity get an overview of RED Digital Cinema’s DSMC2 camera line. This includes building up gear with RED's modular camera system, getting hands-on time with our newest camera and sensor technology, and a closing open forum Q&A. 

RED DSMC2

11:30 - 1:00pm

Leader: Jonah Fine

(Festival Pass required)

This informative hour long session will give attendees an opportunity get an overview of RED Digital Cinema’s DSMC2 camera line. This includes building up gear with RED's modular camera system, getting hands-on time with our newest camera and sensor technology, and a closing open forum Q&A. 

  INTRO TO PHOTOGRAMMERTRY     1:00pm - 2:00pm    Leader:  Luisa Winters     (Festival Pass required)   Photogrammetry is the science of making measurements from photographs. Using UAVs is relatively easy to take images from different angles and triangulate 3D position. It is also relatively easy to get accurate measurements. In this session you will be introduced to using UAVs for photogrammetry and best practices.

INTRO TO PHOTOGRAMMERTRY

1:00pm - 2:00pm

Leader: Luisa Winters

(Festival Pass required)

Photogrammetry is the science of making measurements from photographs. Using UAVs is relatively easy to take images from different angles and triangulate 3D position. It is also relatively easy to get accurate measurements. In this session you will be introduced to using UAVs for photogrammetry and best practices.

  MAKING GOOD DRONE FILMS GREAT: EDITING THEORY    2:00pm - 3:00pm    Leader:  Luisa Winters     (Festival Pass required)   With over 30 years of teaching Adobe, Apple and production classes for clients in government, military and private organizations, Luisa Winters leads this master class about the theory and technique of editing. Learn how to make better choices during post-production and take your film to the next level.      

MAKING GOOD DRONE FILMS GREAT: EDITING THEORY

2:00pm - 3:00pm

Leader: Luisa Winters

(Festival Pass required)

With over 30 years of teaching Adobe, Apple and production classes for clients in government, military and private organizations, Luisa Winters leads this master class about the theory and technique of editing. Learn how to make better choices during post-production and take your film to the next level.

 

 

 

DELTA LAB @ LIBERTY SCIENCE CENTER

  INTRO TO 3D MODELING & THERMAL IMAGING USING DRONES    11:00am - 12:30pm    Leader: François-Xavier Charbonnel, Coraline Vialette    (Festival Pass required)   For construction, architecture, and real estate professionals, drones make it possible to survey, monitor, and reach hard-to-access areas by capturing pictures, recording videos, and generating 3D models automatically. Learn how to easily create promotional videos and interactive 3D models and simplify the quotation workflow with Parrot Bebop-Pro 3D Modeling. Discover how Parrot Bebop-Pro Thermal can enable roofers, plumbers, and construction companies to get thermal pictures and video.   

INTRO TO 3D MODELING & THERMAL IMAGING USING DRONES

11:00am - 12:30pm

Leader: François-Xavier Charbonnel, Coraline Vialette

(Festival Pass required)

For construction, architecture, and real estate professionals, drones make it possible to survey, monitor, and reach hard-to-access areas by capturing pictures, recording videos, and generating 3D models automatically. Learn how to easily create promotional videos and interactive 3D models and simplify the quotation workflow with Parrot Bebop-Pro 3D Modeling. Discover how Parrot Bebop-Pro Thermal can enable roofers, plumbers, and construction companies to get thermal pictures and video.

 

  SKYDIO AND FOLLOW ME TECH    1:00pm - 2:00pm    Leader: Hayk Martirosyan, Skydio    (Festival Pass required)   The Skydio team will talk about their work with technology breakthroughs spanning AI, robotics, and computer vision that enable autonomous cinematography on the self-flying R1. From pixels to propellers, it takes a tightly integrated and robust system to work at scale and in the wild. This session will also include a demo of the Skydio R1

SKYDIO AND FOLLOW ME TECH

1:00pm - 2:00pm

Leader: Hayk Martirosyan, Skydio

(Festival Pass required)

The Skydio team will talk about their work with technology breakthroughs spanning AI, robotics, and computer vision that enable autonomous cinematography on the self-flying R1. From pixels to propellers, it takes a tightly integrated and robust system to work at scale and in the wild. This session will also include a demo of the Skydio R1

  GETTING YOUR ANGLES RIGHT: DRONES & REAL ESTATE    2:00pm - 3:00pm    Leader:  Daniel Milstein     (Festival Pass required)   One of the most common uses for drones is to aid in  Real estate sales  .  Like a photographer shooting the face of a model, there are particular techniques that can be utilized to get the best possible results. 

GETTING YOUR ANGLES RIGHT: DRONES & REAL ESTATE

2:00pm - 3:00pm

Leader: Daniel Milstein

(Festival Pass required)

One of the most common uses for drones is to aid in Real estate salesLike a photographer shooting the face of a model, there are particular techniques that can be utilized to get the best possible results.