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Aerial footage filmed for ‘Planet Earth’ available on FootageBank HD

More than 100 hours of aerial HD footage that was filmed by Helinet Aviation Services will be available at footage company FootageBank HD. Filmed for the BBC series Planet Earth, but for the most part not included in the 11-part series or seen by the viewing public, the footage comes from locations like the Arctic Circle, the Himalayas, African plains and deltas, the Indian Ocean, South American rainforests, the Boreal forests in Canada, the Great Barrier Reef and Giant Sequoias in California. The aerial footage was captured on the award-winning Cineflex (now General Dynamics) gyro-stabilized HD camera system.
June 8, 2010

More than 100 hours of aerial HD footage that was filmed by Helinet Aviation Services will be available at footage company FootageBank HD. Filmed for the BBC series Planet Earth, but for the most part not included in the 11-part series or seen by the viewing public, the footage comes from locations like the Arctic Circle, the Himalayas, African plains and deltas, the Indian Ocean, South American rainforests, the Boreal forests in Canada, the Great Barrier Reef and Giant Sequoias in California. The aerial footage was captured on the award-winning Cineflex (now General Dynamics) gyro-stabilized HD camera system.

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Andrew Tracy joined Realscreen as associate editor in 2021, following 17 years as managing editor of the award-winning international film magazine Cinema Scope. From 2010 to 2020 he also held the position of senior editor at the Toronto International Film Festival, where he oversaw the flagship publication for the organization’s year-round Cinematheque programming and edited its first original monograph in a decade, Steve Gravestock’s A History of Icelandic Film. He was a scriptwriter and consultant on the first season of the Vice TV series The Vice Guide to Film, and his writing and reporting have been featured in such outlets as Cinema Scope, Reverse Shot, Sight & Sound, Cineaste, Film Comment, MUBI Notebook, POV, and Montage.

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