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Drones 101

with Mwita Chacha

28 minutes
10 videos

Take your photography and filmmaking to new heights with one of the most versatile tools in filmmaking - drones.

About This Course

It’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s… a drone! With the help of international filmmaker and course instructor, Mwita Chacha, you’ll learn everything you need to know to get a drone in the air and film beautiful cinematic videos. From basic drone handling and calibration, to flying techniques, editing tricks and more; this course will empower you to fly drones confidently and expand your creative repertoire. On top of all the fun stuff, you’ll also learn drone etiquette and how to approach local laws and safety regulations.

What You'll Learn

  • How to pick the best drone for you

  • Basics of control functions

  • Safety guidelines and regulations

  • Types of drone shots and how to get them

  • Advanced flying techniques

  • Calibration and camera settings

  • Creative editing tips

Watch Some Samples

We've pulled out a few clips to give you a better idea of what to expect in the course

Course Breakdown

Chapter 1

Overview of Drones

Drones, Explained



Chapter 2

How to Fly Your Drone

Why Get Drone Shots

Flight Prep

Types of Shots and How to Get Them

Advanced Creative Techniques



Chapter 3



Meet Your Instructor

I'm Mwita Chacha (Mwee-ta Cha Cha) and I’m passionate about telling visual stories that inspire action. Virginia is my home, but my roots are in Kenya and Tanzania.

Drones 101

with Mwita Chacha