Mini Bio (1)
Patrick Weir is the lead Heavy Lift Drone Pilot at Peacemaker Filmworks and an active member of IATSE 669 as a UAV Aerial Cinematographer. Previously an owner/operator at Gyronimo Aerials, Patrick Weir has been pushing the limits in the field of UAV/ Drone Cinematography since the inception of the brushless gimbal in 2012. Known for his precision operating and creative problem solving he is able to deliver high intensity action from a fast flying low altitude perspective unique to his style. Specializing in heavy lift operation, and with a 0.00 incident rating, Patrick is consistently trusted by productions to fly the Alexa Mini or Red dragon camera packages with cinema quality lenses. Prior to his career as a Drone Pilot Patrick was a camera operator who worked in Documentary Television and he always found a niche filming from interesting vantage points and using specialty equipment such as helicopters or cherry pickers. When the first brushless gimbals came to market in 2012 he was excited to combine his love of filmmaking with his passion for RC helicopters, this took him on an international journey to many of the worlds most difficult environments for drone flying. Today Patrick Weir is flying drones for the largest productions in the world including Deadpool 2 and Predator.
Canada: Transport Canada OPEN SFOC with OPEN Night Special Permit USA: Part 107 Certificate Holder Countries Worked: Canada, USA, Tanzania, Guyana, Bolivia, Thailand, Costa Rica, Mexico, High Arctic Canada
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