Based in Henderson, Nevada and West Jordan, Utah, Sundance Media Group (SMG), have been producing training for trade events, public safety organizations, and private individuals for over 26 years. Over the first decade and a half, SMG’s area of focus has been audio, video and software applications for production and post-production. Douglas Spotted Eagle, the original co-founder of SMG, has long history of aviation, from the adrenaline-filled world of fast-action videography in skydiving to commercial application of drone/sUAS/UAV/UA use. SMG’s latest evolution and vision is to incorporate its years of experience for best-practices training into the world of sUAS use.
The SMG team is vendor neutral, where we collaborate with manufacturers, service providers, and software developers, and share forward our clients’ needs. SMG has been working and training UA/drones since 2010 from a variety of perspectives, including product development with manufacturers and the development of vertically specific marketing content. This unique ecosystem of communication has evolved into knowledge of best-practices for the industry.
Today SMG serves as a consultant within the sUAS industry, offering training and speaking engagements on sUAS topics ranging from: sUAS cinematography, commercial and infrastructural sUAS applications, Public Safety applications, sUAS risk management, night sUAS flight, aerial security systems, and 107 training to ensure pilots clearly understand the FAA laws. Our instructors have undergone FITS training and have taught, presented workshops and participated in panels, conferences, and private instruction events worldwide. Our team also offers drone services for a variety of industries.
Additionally SMG assists in standing up sUAS/UAV programs for corporations and public safety agencies with services ranging from creation of policy documents to operational standards, and vertically-focused practical instruction. With an intimate knowledge of the FAA FARs and FSIM; our collective experience with instructors and sUAS pilots nationwide are our foundation for creating a best-practices for everything UA/drone/sUAS.