Videography Services

Elevate Your Story

The Robo Collective was founded in 2014 as “Robo Aerial” a notorious Chicago drone videography company. In our infancy, we only specialized in drones. In particular, aerial photography services, drone videography services, FPV drones, and everything drone related.

Fast forward to today, we still have a passion for the drone industry. Our team understands the production process for drone videography, including: insurance/risk mitigation, permitting, locations, human resources, licensure, aviation law, airspace, privacy etc.

Therefore, we can help you navigate the complexities of using drones for your photo and video projects. For example, services include aerial videography, aerial cinematography, and aerial photography.

 
Our drones have flown in some of the coolest places:
 
When it comes to drones, we are unmatched

We can fly anything from small GoPro cameras, high end Phase One XF stills camera, to six figure Hollywood Feature film monster like the Arri Alexa Mini LF & Master Anamorphic Lenses.

We are a collective of artists redefining visual storytelling and providing an array of creative video services.
On the ground, at sea, and in the sky.
With uniquely inspired visual perspective, instinctively skilled camera movement,
and the talent to tie your story all together.

Creative videography services

Video Production

Get crisp 4K ultra high-def video footage to promote your property, product or service with elegant visuals.

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Post-Production

Bring your story together with brilliant and creative post-production that elevates your brand.

Drones

Get exclusive and unique shots from the air with our state-of-the-art drones and our talentetd pilots.

Photography

Capture stunning, high-resolution shots of places, people, and events from unique and engaging angles.

Time Lapse

Capture stunning footage that showcases extreme details, unique perspective, and visual magic.

Real Estate

Make your listings stand out and build hype by marketing your properties with exclusive aerial shots and video.

360 Video VR

Grab beautiful panoramic views that immerse viewers in the moment. Perfect for real estate developers and builders.

VR Production

We produce thrilling and immersive videos from virtual tours, to Google street views, to virtual reality experiences.

On-Demand

Unique content needs require innovative solutions. Our team provides adaptable video production services.

Things we create

Brand Overviews

Capture the essence and spirit of your brand and what makes you — you.

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Promotional Videos

Call attention to your product, brand, or service and make it memorable.

Commercials

Evocative videography that sends a message about your product or services.

Testimonials

Capturing the emotion and passion that people feel for your brand.

Corporate Videography

Bring a human element to training and internal communication.

Product Videography

Show every awesome gritty detail about your product or services.

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Social Media Shorts

Attention grabbing videos produced specifically for social media distribution.

VR Production

Immersive videos from virtual tours, to Google street views, to virtual reality.

Live Stream

Brilliant technology setups that catch the moment, in the moment.

Event Recap

Event video highlight reels that capture the magical moments and details.

Partnering with everyone

Brands

We help modern brands connect with their audience through creative visual storytelling.

Marketing Agencies

We’re the perfect partner for small and medium sized marketing agencies that need big creative help.

Real Estate Developers

Our drone services are perfect for real estate developers and agents to generate exclusivity and hype.

Production Companies

We’re a terrific asset to film producers that need to plan and execute highly productive video shoots.

Ad Agencies

We forge chic and sophisticated content for marketers that grab attention and stand out.

Events

Capture one of a kind unique footage of your event with our elite drone services in Chicago and nationwide.

Real estate partners

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Who we support

Residential Real Estate

Our drone operators capture high resolution aerial real estate drone photography and videography. Furthermore, our unique shots from the sky provide an excellent way to showcase large properties, surrounding neighborhoods, and nearby attractions.

Architecture & Engineering

Our piloting skills are a highly effective tool for mapping, inspecting, and surveying your project worksites. Robo's professional video team uses drones to collect analytical metrics and generate visual reports. In addition, we specialize in 3D renderings and models, as well as thermal imaging.

Commercial Real Estate

Our piloting and photography skills can give your listings an extra wow factor by capturing a unique perspective from above. We can provide a wide variety of visual content including high resolution aerial photography, beautiful panoramic shots, and 4k real estate drone video tours that show off every intricate detail.

Property Management

Our drone imagery can be an excellent tool for collecting insightful information that helps you monitor your real estate properties. Moreover, our high quality videography services and photography services can help you forecast issues and plan property enhancements.

Only the finest tools

Tools of our craft

Drones

Gadgets

  • DJI Mavic 3 Cine Drone transparent hovering

    DJI Mavic 3 Cine

    The DJI Mavic 3 Cine is an indispensable asset in our drone fleet. Equipped with a cutting-edge 4/3 CMOS Hasselblad Camera; it excels in capturing stunning visuals with its ability to shoot 5.1K Apple ProRes video and 20MP high-resolution photos. Setting itself apart from the standard Mavic 3 drones, the Cine version boasts enhanced features tailored to meet the diverse needs of our clients across all levels of production. It's a versatile and indispensable tool that consistently delivers outstanding results, making it an integral part of our drone fleet for video production.
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    DJI Mavic 2 Pro

    We don't leave home without our Mavic. It features a one inch CMOS sensor co-engineered by Hasselblad. Additionally, a 10-bit DLog color profile, and 4K high quality video recording. The compact size allows this drone to easily fly indoors. Furthermore, the Mavic 2 can also soar high in the air for cinematic B-Roll in any location; either for Chicago drone services, or nationwide.
    Komodo Drone for Chicago video production

    FPV Drone

    FPV Drones are currently in high demand. Compared to the other drones in our fleet, these have drastically different flight characteristics. They can fly at speeds of up to 100MPH, and unlike other more traditional drones, can fit through tiny openings and spaces. Want to get an idea of what our FPV drones can do?
    Alta 8 Drone for Chicago video production

    Alta 8

    The Alta 8 is our flagship drone. With a max payload of 20LBS, it can lift most modern cinema cameras. The Red Monstro, Alexa Mini, Mini LF, & Sony Venice are no problem. In short, it's great for Big Budget features, commercials, or video projects where the absolute best is non-negotiable.
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    Inspire 2 - X7

    The Inspire 2 from DJI is an industry standard. The X7 camera boasts a Super 35mm Sensor with resolutions up to 6K RAW. What's more, it features 4 interchangeable lenses including 16mm, 24mm, 35mm, and 50mm. At 14 stops of dynamic range, and the ability to capture 24 megapixels high quality still images, you can't go wrong.
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    DJ Mavic 2 Zoom

    The Mavic Zoom is a valuable tool for any video production company due to its 4X zoom and 2X optical zoom. Regardless of whatever types of videos are required, we can get closer to the action and capture shots lacking the classic super wide angle "Drone Look". The 24mm-48mm Zoom gives our drone pilots and production team enhanced flexibility. Therefore, it can be used for aerial real estate drone video, event videography, or for commercial video productions.

    More Coming Soon

    We're constantly adding new gadgets, do-dads, and gizmos to our arsenal of tools.
  • Red Gemini 5k camera for Chicago video production

    RED DSMC2 Gemini

    Our Red Gemini camera features a 35mm 5K sensor that's suited for low light situations. Due to its RAW workflow, this camera is perfect for situations that require lots of image flexibility in our Chicago based video post production house. Its modular design helps us transition from sticks or handheld configurations, to Drone and Gimbal seamlessly. With up to 16 stops of dynamic range, and dual native ISO, it will be producing beautiful cinematic imagery for years to come.

    Rayrig & Killshock

    The Ray Rig's lightweight design provide support for a vibration plate and gimbal. This adapter is ideal for quick use with vehicles that are equipped with a two inch hitch receiver in either the front or back (or both). The Kessler Killshock is used to remove camera vibration when shooting from vehicles like cars, boats, and ATVs by isolating shock away from the camera via a set of shock modules.

    Rhino Arc II

    Our Rhino Devices help us move the camera in new, and exciting way's. A 4-axis programmable motion control system markedly has applications in both time-lapse, and video projects.
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    Freefly Movi Pro

    Our gimbal of choice keeps the camera stabilized no matter what the configuration. It can be mounted on a Drone, Vehicle, Boat, Cable-Cam, or Jib. This device even supports hand-held use. As a result, the Movi Pro can handle most of today's modern cinema cameras, and lenses (with full FIZ). In addition, this gimbal can be controlled remotely.
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    Freefly Tero

    Our Freefly Tero remote camera car system allows for an extremely dynamic low camera angle coupled with full 3-axis control to create never-before-seen shots. Paired with our Movi Pro, it's a valuable asset for specialty video production work.

    Matterport Camera

    The Matterport camera is an industry favorite. Our powerful 3D camera platform delivers high-quality 3D scans that produce stunning 3D tours. All in all, a valuable tool for our real estate clients, whether commercial, industrial, or residential.

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