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Skyworks is a specialist in HD aerial filming and content - we create unique aerial HD stock footage for use in film and broadcast productions, advertising and corporate video, and all types of interactive applications. Filmed in HDCAM SR video, our aerial HD stock footage archive is the largest of its kind, and is used by broadcasters and producers worldwide. We also make our own broadcast TV programming such as the World from Above series and create a variety of  interactive content based around our aerial footage archive.

Aerial Footage of Brazil

In March 2014 we filmed over 40 hours covering many hundreds of points of interest in central and eastern Brazil - here is a behind the scenes peek at making Brazil from Above. For more details see http://www.skyworkshd.com/above-brazil/

Aerial footage can be an excellent way to establish a scene, a location, or help you tell your story. Our aerial HD stock footage archive is the largest in the world and covers four continents, from the US to the Middle East, and from Iceland to South Africa. There are several ways to find what you need:

  • Search our online database at archive.skyworks.co.uk
  • Use our mapping interface at the Footage Map
  • Call us on +44 (0)208 878 1177 and ask to speak to Kevin Mannion, our Archive Manager

News and Updates

Skyworks Launches Place of the Day

26 Sep 2014

Skyworks has launched Place of the Day, an online service which delivers a short video clip of a new place to your inbox every day. Place of the Day is in beta trial at the moment - you can get free access here - http://potd.worldfromabove.net/

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Footage Map launched in Beta

02 Jun 2014

Skyworks has just launched the Footage Map This displays some 10,000 microclips of Skyworks aerial HD footage, each geotagged to a specific location and searchable via a map interface. Follow this link to find out more: http://www.footagemap.com

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Skyworks Films Brazil

19 Mar 2014

Skyworks Ltd has just finished filming extensively in Brazil. The ten days of filming covered Sao Paulo, Curitiba, Rio, Belo Horizonte and Brazilia. As well as FIFA World Cup venues, the Cineflex rigged helicopter filmed cities, agriculture, dramatic landscape as well as industry. A major part of the filming looked at the Brazilian tourism industry, with beautiful footage of dramatic…

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Nebraska Filmed from Above

26 Jul 2013

Skyworks has just finished filming Nebraska with some fantastic imagery of this (much underrated) state. As well as footage of the majestic prairie landscape, we have filmed lots or herding and horse riding activity, leisure and water sports and civil war re-enactments.

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