Helicopter Film Services Ltd was established in 1993 to provide a full service aerial filming company. We have expanded our premises and equipment inventory to include the latest in gyro-stabilised technology and become one of the world’s leading aerial filming and stabilised equipment rental companies. We are now recognised around the world for our our cutting edge advances in 3D aerial filming having custom built our our own 3D stabilised rig for HD and film cameras. We are the only company who has in-house rigs for Red, Sony F65 and 35mm 3 perf & 4 perf!
In keeping up with the latest filming technology, All our aerial film systems are fully capable of shooting with ARRI Alexa™ with Codex Digital onboard, and the Red Epic™
Our philosophy is simple: Provide the best possible service and deliver the best possible pictures, no matter what your budget
This site aims to be informative, but our friendly team are always at the end of the phone or e-mail if you wish to discuss your specific requirements in person.
The HFS team ventured to Italy in March to shoot the aerials as well as VFX ground plates for Paul W.S. Anderson’s new project “Pompeii”. Aerial elements shot on the Super- G with RED Epic.
Our aerial team documented the arrival of several gigantic harbour cranes for London Gateway.
Photo courtesy by Chris Brunnen, CJB Photography
A Most Wanted Man
A first still for Anton Corbijn’s new feature “A Most Wanted Man” has been released. HFS provided the aerials in Hamburg for this. With a November release date we will still have to wait a little
The World's End
For Edgar Wright’s final part in his trilogy comprised of “Shawn of the Dead”, “Hot Fuzz” and now “The World’s End” HFS supplied the aerials. We can’t tell you more, but one of the first stills that