Amazing aerial montage from the Inspire 1 Quadcopter, from FAA Part 107 Certified Pilot-In-Command Jim Zura
2016 International Telly Award Winner in the Corporate Image category. 2-min. excerpt from this Trade Show loop video.
(Zura's Texas Production Team, LLC)
"Personally, Jim is always highly professional, yet light-hearted and enjoyable to work with. He has a great ability to interpret our clients' needs (regardless how challenging!) and to deliver each video project on-time and on-budget. We would certainly recommend Zura Productions to anyone requiring a top-notch Director of Photography and Editor of any corporate video production project."
- Melanie Miller & Chuck Wolf, Media Consultants
"I have been acquainted with Jim Zura since approximately 1987 . As the Executive Director of the Houston Film Commission, I conduct post production meetings with film and video companies that shoot in Houston. During many of those meetings ,Jim's name has come up
as one of the attributes of the local film community. His creativity and professionalism have contributed to making Houston a location of choice."
- Rick Ferguson, Executive Director Houston Film Commission
"Jim and his production team were instrumental in developing our overall video production project, from budgeting to script writing, casting, computer graphics generation, props and language translations. His extensive experience in the business resulted in our video productions being delivered on time, on budget, and most importantly, instant hits with our target audiences around the globe."
- Max D. Jones, Director- EHSS and ICMC, Cyanco- Your Mining Solution
"It is my honor to write this letter of recommendation for Jim Zura. He is, by far, the most professional, highly skilled and immensely talented videographer, director, producer I have ever worked with. We have done many projects together over a span of 26 years and have been fortunate to have earned a number of accolades for several of them."
- Diane Calhoun, Producer, and Director of Marketing and Conventions
"Jim is a talented professional who knows his craft as well as being easy to work with - that helps the creative process for everyone."
- Dan Patrick
"I can't tell you how pleased we've been with the marketing video you produced for our company. Our sales and business growth have been unprecedented. Of course, we know that it is the integrity and uniqueness of our product that ultimately closes deals, but the video has been an integral part of getting our potential customers' attention and explaining our process in a creative and effective way."
- Jim Rolfe, Director of Business Development, Med-Shred, Inc.
Full complement of high-definition shooting gear for location production anywhere. Sony FS-7 and EX-3.
Panasonic HS-50 SDI switcher for multi-cam / input production. HD or SD for IMAG, record, live stream.
Inspire 1 state-of-the-art Quadcopter (drone). Part 107 Pilot In Command. Osmo-Cam - revolutionary hand-held steady camera system, teleprompter, complete lighting and sound packages, scriptwriting, voiceovers, and media training.
Creative Cloud with full suite of Adobe products, including Premiere, After Effects, Photoshop, and much more
Fast-paced montage of Interview and B-roll samples, including some classic Ikegami SD clips, and footage from the EX3, FS7, and Inspire Zenmuse X5.
Samples of Zura's work on documentary programs:
FROM THE ARCHIVES: classic SD clips, capturing the action in the quest for oil and gas: offshore and onshore drilling, and seismic exploration. Exciting aerial shots; from oceans to mountains, desert to blizzard!