Who are we?

Distinct Perspective is a high-tech company aimed at building and flying unmanned aerial systems for various industries. Its staff come from a long time background in engineering, cinema, marketing, radio control and aviation. Our main goal is to provide safe affordable aerial videography and cinematography to our clients for a fraction of the cost of manned aerial systems.

Distinct Perspective has an advantage over most aerial productions houses because its talent reaches far beyond that of unmanned aerial systems. We leverage that advantage by recruiting and sub-contracting some of the most talented unmanned aerial systems pilots in the industry. Our ZERO tolerance safety approach ensures not only that your project will be completed on time but it will be completed safely Ask one of or representatives about our contract pilots located nationwide.

WHAT WE DO?

SAFE LOW-ALTITUDE HIGH-QUALITY CINEMATOGRAPHY.

Consult

Consult

Whether you are looking for one of our pilots to do a job for you or you are looking to purchase your own system to do you own jobs, our team of aeriographers will make sure that get the right pilot or ship to complete your project. We offer contract and in-house pilots both domestic and international. We also can provide input as to which system is right for your project and imaging system.

Build

Build

With over 21 combined years of experience is the radio control industry our team has a deep knowledge of radio controlled vehicles. Our staff of unmanned ariel professionals will build a platform that is state-of-the-art reliable and safe. We have access to the latest products from DJI, Cinestar and Sky-Hero to deliver to you a system designed for the task you perform the most.

Produce

Produce

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How about Some Fun Facts about our Production Company?

43
Clients Served
1321
Flights Completed Safely
21
Combined Years of UAS Experience
0
Major Safety Incidents

Here is a few demo reels from some of our top aeriographers?

What I need is perspective. The illusion of depth, created by a frame, the arrangement of shapes on a flat surface. Perspective is necessary. Otherwise there are only two dimensions.

— Margaret Atwood —

Our Team

Professional & Outstanding ideas of our passionate team makes us unique in every sense.

Who are the faces behind the controls?

Meet the team thats living the dream

DERRICK THREATT

Founder

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DERRICK THREATT

DABLING HARWARD

Director of Photography

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DABLING HARWARD

SEAN WILLIAMS

Director of Photography

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SEAN WILLIAMS

BRANDON ALDRED

Aerial Photographer

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BRANDON ALDRED

GREG GOMEZ

Aerial Cinematographer

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GREG GOMEZ

Joshua Spooner

Aerial Cinematographer

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Joshua Spooner

Here’s a sample of clients we’ve worked with so far

Dominoes PizzaFreeFly SystemsDJI SystemsDJI SystemsUSABMXState of CaliforniaInsomniacAMain.com Performance Sports & HobbiesInternational Federation of Model Automobile RacingHK ArmyFormula DriftPaintball Sports PromotionsImperial Video ProductionsSalvation ArmyAlign HelicoptersLamborghiniTeam BMW/Happy ToothSubaruAEGNBCSportsAMGEN Tour of California

We work with clients both large and small, local and worldwide. Feel free to contact us for references and links to previous projects. Because of some NDA agreements we are not allowed to publish all project samples on our website but we can show you privately.

Our Work

Our Featured Works and Case Studies so far

Our Tools

We use, build and customize DJI as well as FreeFly products.

Only Professionals Use DJI & FreeFly Systems

DJI SystemPanasonicFreeFly SystemsGoPro
DJI Phantom 3 Advanced

Low Cost & Unobtrusive

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DJI Phantom 3 Advanced

DJI Phantom 3 Professional

Low Cost & Unobtrusive

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DJI Phantom 3 Professional

DJI Phantom 2 H3-3D

Low Cost & Unobtrusive

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DJI Phantom 2 H3-3D

DJI Phantom 2 Vision+

Low Cost & Unobtrusive

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DJI Phantom 2 Vision+

DJI Inspire 1

Low Cost & Unobtrusive

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DJI Inspire 1

DJI Spreading Wings S900

Low Cost & Unobtrusive

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DJI Spreading Wings S900

DJI Spreading Wings S1000

Low Cost & Unobtrusive

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DJI Spreading Wings S1000

FreeFly Cinestar 8

Low Cost & Unobtrusive

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FreeFly Cinestar 8

Panasonic GH-4 4k DSLR

Low Cost & Unobtrusive

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Panasonic GH-4 4k DSLR

GoPro Hero 4 Black

Low Cost & Unobtrusive

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GoPro Hero 4 Black

Pricing

We create what's best for you at the right price, so how about starting away with something small?

HOW MUCH WE CHARGE?

WE HAVE TIERS FROM BUDGET TO CIMENA

Tier I - Budget

$249 per half day (4 hrs)
    • DJI Phantom Vision 2+
    • $149 Per Flight (20 mins)
    • add $39 $1M Liability Insurance
    • add $99 Flying over hazards*
    • add $199 Backup Helicopter
    • Free Video Downlink
    • Free USB Stick with files
    • Free Online Upload to Flickr
    • Free Online Upload to Dropbox

Tier II - Action

$499 per day
    • DJI Phantom 2 H3-3D w/Hero 4 4K
    • $379 Half Day (4 hours)
    • add $39 $1M Liability Insurance
    • add $99 Flying over hazards*
    • add $199 Backup Helicopter
    • add $99 Director Monitor
    • Free USB Stick with files
    • Free Online Upload to Flickr
    • Free Online Upload to Dropbox

Tier IV - Cinema

$899 day
    • DJI Spread Wings S1000 with GH4 4K
    • FreeFly Cinestar 8 with GH4 4K
    • $599 Half Day (4 hours)
    • add $39 $1M Liability Insurance
    • add $99 Flying over hazards*
    • add $99 Camera Operator
    • add $199 Backup Helicopter
    • Free HD Video Downlink
    • add $99 Director Monitor
* Hazards are defined as people, crowds, roads in use not blocked off or water.
All packages include the ability for both stills and photos. Your choice.
Any custom setups (i.e. like running the clients cameras or wireless focus) would need a custom quote.

What our Clients say

  • Derrick produces some of the most dazzling work when it comes to video editing and photography. We are very happy with the work provided by Derrick and I highly recommend his services.

    — Kendall Bennett, CEO AMain.com —

Contact Us

We'd really love to hear from you so why not drop us an email and we'll get back to you as soon as we can.

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derrickt@distinctperspective.com

530-744-3356

Distinct Perspective LLC, 25 Abbott Circle, Chico, California 95973, USA

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