The Beautiful Badlands film is being produced by the Aerial Filmworks team. We have worked on aerial filming projects for National Geographic, Discovery Channel, History Channel, the BBC and PBS/Nature. Feel free to contact us at


Ron ChappleRon Chapple 

Aerial Director of Photography
Cineflex Elite Camera Operator







sara-250Sara Woodmansee

Director of Photography
Time-Lapse Photographer







Korey OwensKorey Owens 








susan_250Susan Dempster

Senior Video Editor







Nicole SchoepflinNicole Schoepflin

Assistant Editor







becky_250Rebecca Giblin

Executive Producer
Financial Manager







brian_250Brian Sides

Camera Assistant







coyt250Coyt Bailey

Film Pilot
Mercury Aviation





About Aerial Filmworks

Aerial Filmworks provides high-definition video Cineflex V14HD camera systems and aerial filming services to the international entertainment, documentary and corporate marketplace. Highly regarded by award-winning clients, the Cineflex V14HD provides the highest level of image gyro-stabilization. Our dedicated, experienced camera operators have thousands of hours using the Cineflex for clients including Disney, Discovery Channel, BBC, CBC, PBS/Nature, National Geographic, History Channel, Planet Green, Freeride World Tour, Red Bull, Burton Snowboards, Amazing Race and CBS/Survivor. Aerial Filmworks is a highly responsive company with over 25 years of aerial photography experience. Dedicated to providing Cineflex V14HD systems and services, our experienced aerial filming crews specialize in location work all over the world.

Aerial Filmworks delivers Google Earth pre-flight visualization, GPS preparation and flight logistical planning; Geo-coded HD video and images for land survey or mapping; Google Earth integration of video, stills, 360 interactive panoramas, podcasts, historical imagery, topographic maps and data.

With in-house HD video suite utilizing Apple’s Final Cut Pro, Aerial Filmworks also delivers professional editing and color-grading, and BluRay/DVD output using robust 12-core MacPros, over 120 Terabytes of online RAID, Snell ArchAngel restoration, AJA Kona3, HDCAM/HDCAM SR Decks, and fast h.264 encoding.

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