WHO WE ARE
WHO WE ARE
Mr. Northern is an FAA licensed Pilot and a capable UAS operator with hundreds of hours in flight/film experience. He is a Local 600 Director of Photography and serves as the lead Pilot for the Ascend Aerials team. Louie brings a comprehensive understanding of flight safety and aeronautical standards to each of his projects, and he guides his team to safe delivery of exceptional content. Louie has filmed for some of the largest film studios in the world, and has seen his work play on both prime-time television as well as in movie theaters all over the globe.
Originally trained as a Landscape Architect, and with over fifteen years of experience in the creative industry, Louie has an extensive project base to draw from for creative inspiration. As a practicing designer, Mr. Northern focused his work on projects in the Leisure + Culture realm, and he currently applies his broad understanding of this discipline to his approach on film sets today.
In 2014, Mr. Northern founded Ascend Aerials, and he currently leads their team of specialty camera movement experts on projects which range from News Gathering, to Scripted Television and Narratives, to Feature Films. Louie and his team strives to capture their subjects in both an artistic and lasting composition while clearly communicating the vision of each of their clients’ stories.
Originally trained as a Landscape Architect, and with years of professional photography experience, Scott has an unmatched sense for the refined and a talent for creating [and executing] a creative vision in a way that captures the best from his subjects. Scott is a Local 600 Camera Operator, and his attention to detail elevates his craft in a way that manifests through artistic expression and captivating motion graphics.
Scott effortlessly translates the vision of our Directors and DP's into reality, and he does it on the first take.
Ascend Aerials uses state-of-the-art UAS coupled with state-of-the-art video equipment to capture high quality aerial photography and film. We mount high definition cameras on our UAS and then fly your project in order to deliver footage that is unlike anything one could create without the advent of UAS technology. The finished product is a polished reel, set to a fully mastered soundtrack, which you [own and] can showcase on your website, all in your vision and inline with your branding. We focus on the experience that is specific to your identity, tailoring each piece to highlight and emphasize the unique character of your offering.
Our mission is to craft a tailor made story-line that will captivate your viewers' hearts with our refined cinematic style, and their minds with our unforgettable imagery.
We capture breathtaking low-altitude imagery not possible any other way.