FAA CERTIFIED DRONE PILOTS
As a full service production company, BlazeAir Productions is here every step of the way - from storyboarding and scripting to post production and VFX. From becoming the first production team to fly drones through a casino floor in Las Vegas to Emmy-nominated work with Major League Baseball, our team prides ourselves on bringing innovative filming - with high performance drones and cinematic cameras - to any space possible. While BlazeAir began as a strictly aerial production company, we’ve now expanded; with access to the market’s most updated equipment and software. We have the team and capabilities to take on a variety of productions from very simple to the most complex. BlazeAir is here to feature the best of your company from ground to sky.
With over 5 years in the drone industry - and a decade in the sports media industry before that - Jacob has found creative ways to combine both. Knowing he was in a growing industry, Jacob - with some help from his brother Chase - started BlazeAir in 2018 with a focus on drone photography in the Brainerd Lakes Area. Now, with the help of his incredible team, he has helped transform BlazeAir into a full media and production company, with clients all over the world.
With a background in traditional production, Sam graduated from Montana States' film school with a focus on cinematography. At BlazeAir, he leads the production team and acts as a director and cinematographer on most projects. Between projects he spends his time in the mountains as a ski bum.
Our resident surfer dude, Nolan is a jack of all trades for BlazeAir working as a shooter, drone pilot, and editor. He learned his skills in college at the University of Hawaii in Oahu and is passionate about filming and partaking in action sports like surfing and snowboarding.
ChRIS "phluxy" Spangler
The 2019 Drone Racing League SIM Tryouts winner and current DRL pilot, Phluxy is one of the top FPV racing pilots on the planet. A passionate gamer, drone racer, and U.S. Army vet, Phluxy applies his racing skills to precise and high speed flying to get the best cinematic shots and adds a unique perspective to BlazeAir projects.