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Motion Picture Filming

The majority of aerial footage seen in cinemas and television is filmed from helicopters. Gold Coast Helitours has a long history associated with motion film photography and therefore our crew has a complete understanding of the needs of the camera man and director alike. We use state-of-the-art camera systems which can be mounted outside of the helicopter such as the Cineflex, Shotover (K1 and F1) and GSS gimbal platforms all mainstays of the movie world, so be it for cinema, television or corporate footage, the flexibility and agility of our helicopters delivers an aerial perspective like no other aircraft can. Couple this knowledge with the skills of our pilots and the high-performance of our helicopters ensures GC Helitours can get you the shots you need.


Camera Equipment

Cineflex V14 HD - AS350 (“Squirrel”), EC120, Bell 206L

If you are looking for the very latest in camera technology then you cannot go past the Cineflex V14HD. Arguably the best system currently available, it is available in HD or SD, has a 5 axis stabiliser and more functions than we can possible mention. Go to the website to learn more about this revolutionary technology.                                                                                  

Shotover K1 and F1 - AS350 ("Squirrel")                    

A 6-axis gyro stabilized gimbal platform delivers unshakable stability and next generation Ultra HD image quality in 2D or 3D with look down capability. Its open architecture allows a comprehensive range of camera and lens interchanges.Go to the website to learn more about this revolutionary technology.                                                                         

 Gyro-Stabilized Systems (GSS)   - AS350 ("Squirrel")

Gyro-Stabilized Systems’ (GSS) gimbal designs feature the ability to interchange cameras, lenses, sensors, and associated accessories in less than 30 minutes with video resolution surpassing 4K/Ultra HD, zoom potential of well over 42X, carbon fiber, and magnesium options add to the personalized level of customization that GSS provides to our customers.                                                                                             

 Forward Tyler - AS350 (“Squirrel”), Bell 206L

  • http://www.tylermount.com                                                                          

Tyler Gyro Gimbal - AS350(“Squirrel”), Bell 206L                                       

Mini Tyler Gyro - AS350 (“Squirrel”) EC120, Bell 206L, R44

  • http://www.tylermount.com                                                             

The Mini Tyler Gyro is the smallest and lightest gryo-stabalised mount we have and is the perfect solution for a steady shot for either video or still cameras. Great for those on a budget who still need a smooth shot.


Side Tyler (With Gyro) -AS350 (“Squirrel”), Bell 206L

Forward/Belly AS350 (“Squirrel”) Continental - Bell 206L

Side Continental - AS350 (“Squirrel”)
(With Gyros) Bell 206L

Gyron Film - AS350 (“Squirrel”), EC120, Bell 206L

  • http://www.gyron.com/                                                                           

Wescam Film - AS350 (“Squirrel”), EC120, Bell 206L

Feature Films

  • Hurricane Smith
  • The Marine
  • Scooby Doo 2
  • Singh Is King
  • Oceans
  • Nania - Voyager of the dawn treader
  • Sanctum
  • San Andreas
  • Unbroken
  • The Fear of Darkness
  • Pirates of the Caribbean 5
  • The Nest
  • Aquaman
  • Godzilla vs Kong
  • Monster Problems


  • British Airways Island
  • National Mutual Insurance x 2
  • Coca Cola
  • Pepsi
  • Toyota
  • Mazda
  • Subaru
  • Izuzu


  • Foxtel
  • Carnival Ocean Liners
  • Maritimo Motor Yachts
  • Riviera Motor Yachts
  • Mustang Marine
  • Qantas – Air to Air Q400
  • F1 Boat Racing
  • Off Shore Boat Racing
  • Rally Australia
  • World Rally Championship Australia
  • Skydive – Air to Air
  • Youi
  • Qantas
  • Horizon Yachts
  • Azure yachts
  • Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show
  • Gold Coast 600


  • Flipper
  • Sea Patrol
  • Answer to the Fire
  • Big Brother
  • Earthforce
  • I’m a Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here – UK Series 2,3,4,5,7,8,9,10,11,12,13,14,15,16,17, 18, 19
  • I’m a Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here – USA Series 1
  • I’m a Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here – Germany Series
    1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12, 13, 14
  • Australia’s Greatest Athlete
  • Australia’s Greatest Athlete 2 (present)
  • The Amazing Race
  • The Bachelor New Zealand
  • TopGear
  • Reef Break
  • House Rules
  • The Bachelor USA

To see examples of our work please visit the GALLERY page.

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