Navigation Films has recently completed updating its aerial library of the UAE. Using the RED Dragon camera on a Shotover F1 system, filming was done in 5K and covered all seven Emirates. Here’s a short taster!
For the 5th year, Navigation Films has produced coverage for the RAK Half Marathon 2015. The event this year included live coverage from static cameras, bike cameras and for the first time, drones.
In addition to live coverage , within 3 days, a 52 min film and 26 min film for broadcast were produced. Thanks to Atlas Television, Broadcast RF and Airfilms Productions.
Navigation Films recently facilitated filming for The Amazing Race China. The celebrity contestants participated in a number of challenges whilst in the UAE, including Sky Diving, Camel Polo and White Water Rafting.
The program was ranked No.2 in China, with approximately 80 million viewers.
Photograph by SkyDive Dubai and Ramon Francisco Photography.
Navigation Films recently directed and produced a promo for the launch of Burj Khalifa's newest experience, At the Top Sky. This new experience, in the world’s tallest building, is spread between the 125th and 148th floors and offers a new, luxurious opportunity to view Dubai. The promo was directed and produced by our in-house team Alex ELChami and Akash Kingston with Director of Photography, Crispin Dominic. Filming was a truly unique experience achieved in combination with the marketing team of Burj Khalifa.
Filmed using the Red Epic with Arri Ultra Prime lenses.
The Navigation team has just completed production of a 6 episode reality programme for National Geographic Abu Dhabi: I am National Geographic Photographer.
This original format programme stands as its first of a kind in the region. Eight amateur photographers compete to win the “National Geographic Photographer” title, with one photographer eliminated in each episode by a board of judges consisting of three well established photographers: Laura El-Tantawy, Jack Dabaghian and Matthew Dols.
The show has been filmed in a variety of locations around the United Arab Emirates.
You can follow the show at its Facebook page.
We had a wonderful opportunity to work with Timesand Studios, Abu Dhabi and gsmprjct, Canada, on the production of a film for the Qasr Al Hosn festival in Abu Dhabi. The film showcased a series of stories as told by Emiratis who lived in the capital around the historic site before the union of the seven emirates.
Navigation Films facilitated filming in Baghdad earlier this year for Academy Award winning director Errol Morris's new film, The Unknown Known, which explores the life of former United States Secretary of Defense, Donald Rumsfeld.
Navigation Films is happy to have facilitated the Dubai episode of BBC series The Apprentice, Season 9, for Boundless Productions. This preview link is from the BBC's YouTube channel.
We have moved. Our new offices are located at Dubai Studio City, Building D, office 401.
We now have a sister company in Tbilisi, Georgia! Black Sea Productions offers the same quality and level of production quality to our clients who wish to film in Georgia, Armenia or Azerbaijan. Tbilisi is only a three hour flight from Dubai and is the gateway to a diverse range of locations as well as hosting talented crew and the lastest equipment to cater for any production.