A Skate Video Shot via Remote-Control Helicopter

A promotional video for the Quintin skate company takes the format to new heights, zipping between the parks and high-rises of downtown Los Angeles. The technique is pretty trendy right now, with filmmakers shooting everything from riots in Poland to the cityscape of San Francisco, but it's a cool spin on the skate genre. The video is by Ivan and Jonas Marcinko of RC Aerial Cam, and features Manny Santiago, Danny Supa, and Brett Sube

For more videos by RC Aerial Cam, check out their footage of the Arizona desert, and visit http://rcaerialcam.com/Aerial_Video.html.

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Cieplak-Mayr von Baldegg joined The Atlantic in 2011 to launch its video channel and, in 2013, create its in-house video production department. She leads the development and production of original documentaries, interviews, and other video content for The Atlantic. Previously, she worked as a producer at Al Gore’s Current TV and as a content strategist and documentary producer in San Francisco. She studied filmmaking and digital media at Harvard University.

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