Slalom @ Loveland
Let it Snow
Cloudgate spends a day with the SWSC Snowboard Race Team at Copper Mountain
We are Cloudgate
"It is possible to fly without motors,
but not without knowledge and skill."
- Wilbur Wright
See Cloudgate in action on a recent session for Life's Abundance with veterinarian Dr. Sarah & dog, Alma...
Sweeps & Sculls
Cloudgate goes rowing...
20 years film production experience PLUS 30 years experience with remote controlled aircraft.
Award-winning cinematographers & a 9-time national remote-controlled sailplane champion.
GPS Failsafe Systems
Multirotor aircraft with a wide selection of cameras & lenses independently controlled via 3-axis support systems.
Blayne Chastain has been flying remote controlled aircraft for over 30 years. In addition to being our chief pilot, he is also a member of Team Horizon Hobby / Spektrum. He is a 9-time national rc sailplane champion and now brings those same skills to single and multi-rotor helicopters for film work.
Blayne is also an internationally acclaimed musician with his bachelors from Berklee College of Music (guitar) and masters from the University of Limerick (Irish flute). He regularly records and performs and also teaches online via www.BlayneChastain.com
Having lived mostly in major cities (Hollywood, CA / Boston, MA / Nashville, TN / Limerick, Ireland) Blayne and his wife Deborah and two kids (Erin & Grady) now call Colorado “home”.
Phil van Drunen
From a very young age Philip dreamt of flying. Only once during a lucid dream was he able to achieve this dream, it ended very suddenly with a drop from the top bunk onto the hardwood floor. Since then he has pursued less lofty goals such as website development and video production.
Philip has a degree in film and video production and entertainment business from FullSail University. He currently works full time as a website developer for Project Ricochet, a agency located in California.
Phil brings his love for flying things, robotics, and film making to the CloudGate team.
Jem Moore has a broad array of experience and skills that have culminated to bring a unique perspective to aerial cinematography. Jem was a professional musician for over twenty years and recorded over 15 albums before being called into the air–first in a hang glider and then as a commercial jet pilot.
He started as a film maker in 2008, and has worked with classical, jazz, and traditional musicians to create compelling videos in support of their music. He is the director of the award-winning feature documentary “The Keymaster: Patrick Olwell’s Story,” and his documentary for Heartland Chamber Music Festival in 2010 won the Music Educators of America conference award for “Best Documentary”.
He is also a composer, published writer, chef, swing dancer and all around late-Renaissance to Baroque kinda guy.