A Skate Video Shot via Remote-Control Helicopter

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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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Kasia Cieplak-Mayr von Baldegg is the executive producer for video at The AtlanticMore

Cieplak-Mayr von Baldegg's work in media spans documentary television, advertising, and print. As a producer in the Viewer Created Content division of Al Gore's Current TV, she acquired and produced short documentaries by independent filmmakers around the world. Post-Current, she worked as a producer and strategist at Urgent Content, developing consumer-created and branded nonfiction campaigns for clients including Cisco, Ford, and GOOD Magazine. She studied filmmaking and digital media at Harvard University, where she was co-creator and editor in chief of H BOMB Magazine.

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