Avengers -The Age of Ultron

Shot in the UK, Italy, South Africa, South Korea and Bangladesh, HFS used both helicopters equipped with the NSI SuperG and Cineflex Elite with Alexa, and drones with Red Epic

HFS were very proud to have been the aerial filming unit on the latest Marvel film, Avengers - Age of Ultron directed by Joss Whedon.

Avengers: Age of Ultron the upcoming superhero film based on the Marvel Comics superhero team the Avengers, produced by Marvel Studios and distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures. It is the sequel to 2012's Marvel's The Avengers and the eleventh installment in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU). The film was scripted and directed by Joss Whedon and features an ensemble cast that includes Robert Downey, Jr., Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner, Don Cheadle, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Elizabeth Olsen, Paul Bettany, Cobie Smulders, Stellan Skarsgård, James Spader, and Samuel L. Jackson. In Avengers: Age of Ultron, the Avengers must work together to defeat Ultron, a technological enemy bent on human extinction.

Second unit filming began in February 2014 in South Africa with principal photography taking place between March and August 2014. The film was primarily shot at Shepperton Studios in Surrey, England, United Kingdom, with additional footage filmed in Italy, South Korea, Bangladesh, and various locations around England.

Avengers: Age of Ultron is scheduled for release May, 2015 in 3D and IMAX 3D.

The HFS team & kit used around the world were:

Aerial DoP & Drone operator:     Jeremy Braben

Film Pilot:                                    Ian Evans, Bill Olmsted, Andrea Pellisier

Aerial Technician:                       Oliver Ward

Aerial assistant/Data wrangler:  Becky Lee

Aerial Operations Manager:         Derek Desmond

Drone Pilot:                                 Peter Ayris

Safety:                                       Paul Hay

Equipment:                              Nettmann Super-G2, Cineflex Elite, Aerigon Drone,

Helicopters:                        Airbus AS350B3, AS350B2, AS355F1, AS355N, Bell 407,