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    • That’s an interesting question. What drones really do best is they open up the space between where a crane can reach and what a helicopter can do. Helicopters can only go so low, and cranes can only go so high, so there’s a space in-between. And drones navigate from the ground to about 400 feet really poetically. So filmmakers are starting to understand they can get a lot of bang for their buck with these tools, to tell something that’s quite complex, not a shot from 100 feet just looking down. I think a lot of shots from the past would be different if they’d had drones. If you see the opening shot to THE SHINING, where the helicopter is following the car deep into the Rocky Mountains, I’m sure that Stanley Kubrick would have used a drone for that now.