-- French Aerial Production and Rental Company Becomes Certified to Perform Authorized Service on SHOTOVER Systems
LOS ANGELES and PARIS, Feb. 18, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- SHOTOVER, the maker of high performance stabilization platforms for the motion picture and broadcast industries, announced today it has named aerial production and rental company ACS France as a SHOTOVER authorized service provider (ASP). ACS France becomes the second outside firm in Europe to be awarded an ASP designation and is approved to provide factory-authorized service on all SHOTOVER products including the SHOTOVER K1 and SHOTOVER F1.
Known for its work providing aerial cinematography services for motion picture, broadcast and commercial productions, ACS France is one of Europe's preeminent aerial production outfits with credits including Les Misérables, A Good Day to Die Hard and The Hundred-Foot Journey. To achieve the SHOTOVER ASP rating, the ACS France team underwent formal training at SHOTOVER's New Zealand facility and the company's technical facilities and staff have been evaluated and certified by SHOTOVER.
"ACS France's expertise in all aspects of aerial production, along with their rigorous and exacting service standards makes them an ideal partner as a SHOTOVER ASP," said SHOTOVER president Alan Purwin. "Customers can expect the same level of technical excellence and high-touch service from ACS France as they would receive from the SHOTOVER production facility in New Zealand. We are pleased to add them as an ASP partner."
The flagship SHOTOVER K1 and the versatile and compact SHOTOVER F1 are fast becoming the entertainment and commercial worlds' go to systems for high-impact aerial cinematography. K1 credits include the Hollywood blockbusters Jurassic World, Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Insurgent, San Andreas, Black Mass, Ride Along 2, Antman, Magic Mike 2, Monster Trucks and Warcraft.
Both systems feature a modular design, which allows users to easily swap numerous camera and lens configurations. In fact, the SHOTOVER F1 is delivered with the ability to accommodate more than 115 different camera and lens combinations, with more to come in the future. SHOTOVER systems are the only motion-picture quality aerial solutions with no ITAR restrictions, enabling them to be shipped anywhere in the world.
"SHOTOVER represents the pinnacle in aerial cinematography, delivering unsurpassed performance and jaw-dropping images across a multitude of shooting environments," said Luc Poullain, president of ACS France. "We look forward to working with SHOTOVER customers in both France and beyond to meet all of their service needs."
ACS France is online at www.aerial-france.fr.
SHOTOVER is a developer of high performance aerial camera systems for the motion picture and broadcast industries. The company's line of gyro-stabilized camera platforms offer aerial cinematographers an unprecedented level of stability, control and versatility in a compact package easily configured for 2D, 3D and Ultra HD shooting with the world's most advanced cameras and lenses. Developed in partnership with the motion picture industry's top aerial cinematographers, SHOTOVER systems are fully user upgradeable, allowing operators to utilize new professional cameras, lenses and accessories as they come to market. SHOTOVER is online at http://www.shotover.com and on the following social channels: