Cinematic Drone Filming and Aerial Drone Photography.

Phil Fearnley and the team create stunning aerial and ground images for the Film, TV and media industry.

Halo Vue Aerial Drone Filming and Drone Photography By Phil Fearnley

Expert aerial drone filming and drone photography based in Yorkshire and Manchester, covering London, Scotland, Wales, and overseas and Europe.

Aerial Filming on some of the nations favourite Tv shows

Screenshot 2023-01-05 at 16.05.52
Get a quote for your next project

Halo Vue Aerial Photography offer a no obligation drone photography price; simply email your requirements to or call 07957 627628 and we will get back to you straight away.

Film & TV Drone Filming

We have extensive experience in aerial filming using drones. We've worked on popular TV shows like "Happy Valley" and "Gentleman Jack," providing high-quality footage that captures the scene's essence. We stay up-to-date on technology and techniques to bring a fresh perspective to each project, delivering exceptional final footage. Our comprehensive services handle projects of any complexity with ease, efficiency, and attention to detail.

News & Press Drone Filming

We are proud to say that our aircraft is well-known and trusted by TV and Newsmedia outlets, and we are always ready to meet their needs. With 24/7 availability, we can confidently say that we are the best at what we do - reaching most locations in the north of England in just two hours. Our team is highly skilled and experienced in ensuring a smooth and efficient operation, giving our clients the confidence that they are in safe hands. So whether it's for news coverage or any other aerial filming needs, we are the go-to choice for fast, reliable and high-quality service.

FPV Drones

Our small FPV drones are a game-changer when it comes to traditional drone flights. They pride themselves on their speed, agility and ability to effortlessly glide through even the smallest of gaps. But don't let their size fool you, our small FPV drones possess tremendous capabilities, delivering stunning cinematic flights that will elevate any production to the next level. Thanks to our cutting-edge technology, we are confident that you'll be blown away by the incredible footage you'll capture with these drones.

High quality Aerial stills photograph

Halovue and Phil Fearnley are experts in capturing stunning aerial photographs using state-of-the-art drones. They carefully plan each shoot to ensure they capture the perfect angles, lighting and exposure for the desired effect. With a keen awareness of the environment and the effects of weather, they optimize each shot for maximum visual impact. They use high-quality equipment that enables them to capture high-resolution photos that are crisp, clear and extremely detailed. Their photography skills are highly appreciated in industries such as real estate, tourism, and advertising. Overall, Halovue and Phil Fearnley's passion for aerial photography and their meticulous attention to detail have earned them a reputation as top professionals in their field.

Publicity and Behind the scenes stills photography

Phil Fearnley is a talented multi-disciplinary professional who has worked extensively in both the television industry and in photographic and digital media. He has a particular talent for capturing still images that have a strong visual impact, and he has used this skill to create stunning images that have been used for publicity purposes when working on a range of popular TV shows, including Rosie Jones Trip Hazard and Robbie Cumming Canal Boat Diaries. His work behind the camera has allowed him to capture the essence of these shows, creating striking images that have helped to build their brand and boost their popularity. In combining his passion for both television and photography, Phil has become a true asset to the industry, bringing a unique set of skills and a fresh perspective to his work on set.

Business and Marketing productions

Our company offers professional aerial and ground filming services for business and marketing clients. With our state-of-the-art drones and experienced camera operators, we can capture stunning aerial footage that can showcase your business or property from a unique perspective. Our ground filming services also provide high-quality video footage that can be used for advertising, social media campaigns, or company videos. We work closely with our clients to understand their vision and goals, and we strive to exceed their expectations with every project. Our filming services not only elevate your brand image but can also help increase engagement and drive sales. Whether it's a majestic aerial view of your hotel or a corporate promotional video, we've got you covered.

Timelapse and Hyperlapse

Our drone hyper lapse and ground time-lapse photography services provide a breathtaking perspective of any location or event. Combining the unique vantage point of a drone with the beauty of time-lapse photography creates stunning visuals that captivate audiences. With our drone hyper lapse services, we can capture aerial footage of a location or event and condense it into a few seconds or minutes, providing a dynamic and mesmerizing view of the scene. Meanwhile, our ground time-lapse photography captures the passing of time in a fixed location, ultimately producing a stunning and dynamic video that showcases the beauty and evolution of a location or event.

Aerial Inspections

Our drones provide an efficient and cost-effective solution for building inspection and surveys; drones can access hard-to-reach areas without endangering human lives or causing disruption to the environment. They can quickly capture high-resolution images and videos using on-board cameras allowing teams to analyze the data in real-time or in later inspection. Our drones can provide regular and periodic surveys to monitor any structural changes, damage or wear to buildings. Overall, using drones for building inspection and surveys improves safety, saves time and increases efficiency.

Our Kit List

Our photography and drone kit list includes a range of high-quality equipment for capturing stunning aerial and ground photos and videos. Our drone selection includes various models with advanced features like GPS positioning, obstacle avoidance technology, and stabilized cameras for smooth footage. We also use a range of cameras, lenses, and tripods suitable for different types of photography, from landscapes to portraits.

Yorkshire Based Aerial filming covering the Uk & Overseas

Halo Vue Aerial Photography is the go-to company for stunning aerial drone filming in the TV and Film industry. We have exceeded all of the CAA's requirements and fly some of the most modern and up to date aircraft in the UK. With our insurance coverage of up to £10m, you can have the confidence that your shoot is in safe hands. No matter how big or small your project is, we are the experts when it comes to capturing breathtaking aerial footage. Let us show you why our clients trust us to deliver high-quality footage every time.

Aerial Filming: What we do

Halo Vue is proud to be recognized as one of the most experienced drone operators in the UK. With a PFCO number of 304, we have worked on high-end productions such as the BBC's / HBO's "Gentleman Jack". Our team, led by the experienced Phil Fearnley, is passionate about providing top-notch drone services and is admired for their exceptional work on film and TV sets. The team at Halo Vue consistently delivers high-quality results and demonstrates a keen eye for detail. When it comes to drone services, you can put your trust in Halo Vue, as we guarantee to provide you with an outstanding aerial experience.

Aerial Filming: How we do it

As chief pilot Phil Fearnley is qualified to fly drones upto 25kg but most TV companies are taking advantage of our super lightweight, super fast DJI Inspire 2 with its cinema quality cameras. This new breed of aircraft have super 35mm cameras with high quality custom built lenses. Each one capable of filming up to 6k CDNG (RAW) or 4k Prores / ProresRaw. We also fly the tiny DJI Mavic 3 cine, perfect when size and quietness are super important.

There are many drone filming companies in the UK but Halo Vue Aerial Photography and Phil Fearnley AKA ” Sunshine Phil” like to think they are second to none.

With over 25 years as a professional photographer and nearly 10 years as a commercial drone pilot Philip Fearnley and the team at Halo Vue Aerial Photography offer a highly professional drone filming service. They are fully equipped with the latest and most reliable aircraft supplying stunning aerial photography by drones in a friendly and timely manor.

From small FPV racing drones to larger cinematic two-man operated drones, Halo Vue have a drone filming set up perfect for all your aerial filming needs, great and small.

When filming with drones you need a company that can deliver the quality of drone filming that your production deserves. Phil Fearnley and the Halo Vue team fly drones on some of the biggest productions on television such as HBOs Gentleman Jack and some of the smallest ones like BBC4’s Canal Boat Diaries

Both very different but very similar as they both need a drone photography service that’s reliable, has back up drones and most of all deliver the best possible aerial photography at a cost-effective rate.

From our base in West Yorkshire our drone photography business is perfectly situated to supply drone filming throughout the UK keeping travel costs to a minimum. Drone filming in London, shooting drone photography in Manchester there’s not many towns Phil hasn’t filmed in.

Aerial drone filming for TV

Phil Fearnley and the Halo Vue Aerial Photography team are fully compliant with the CAA drone regulations and insured for over £10 million pounds. They are also compliant with covid protocol and try to be as carbon neutral as possible.

Their drone filming services has been booked on many high profile TV programs over the years including Netflix “The Ripper“, Amazon’s “Leeds Take Us Home“,  both series one and two of the BBC / HBO’s smash hit, “Gentleman Jack” as well as the popular ITV continuing drama “Emmerdale” on ITV.

His team has also provided the drone filming service to BBC’s “Country File“, BBC 4’s “Canal Boat Diaries” and ITV’s “Vera” to name but a few. 

Phil is a well respected and creative drone operator which comes from his professional can do attitude and his award-winning photography gained from over 25 years as a professional photographer. 

To check availability and to find out what other drone services are available simply email; or give Phil a call; 07957 627 628


Matt Gray BSC Cinematographer

We are thrilled to share what Matt Gray had to say about our drone filming services for the BBC Drama Gentleman Jack! With incredible precision, our experienced chief drone pilot, Philip Fearnley, flew our drone to produce breathtaking aerial footage that was used in the first scene of the show. We pride ourselves on being the very best in the UK at capturing creative and stunning aerial footage that exceeds our customers’ expectations. Our team of professionals is comprised of qualified and certified pilots who have a wealth of experience in this space. When it comes to low-cost projects or specific requirements, we are the right choice. We deliver consistently high-quality footage every single time. Choose us as your trusted partner for your next project and be confident that it will be a huge success.

Breath life into your films with stunning drone Hyperlapse footage.

Phil Fearnley’s specialist team at Halo Vue Aerial Photography know just how to get the best drone photography footage in the safest possible way even in busy built up areas. 

These high quality drone photography hyper lapse films are created using long flights times and hundreds of still images all supplied fully edited or as a set of DNG files ready for you to create.

These are then processed to create incredible short clips depicting the movement of time. These look especially stunning at night with the lights trailing from vehicles.

This type of aerial filming has become one of the signature skills of Philip Fearnley making the most of his highly creative photography.

Book or Enquire about our services

Get in touch