Filming & TV

Airship & Balloon Company owns a number of un-branded balloons, which can be used for filming and TV. We regularly work with the main broadcasters and independent production companies as a balloon offers a very stable camera platform and can carry cameraman, director and presenter - something a drone can’t do!
ABC holds a UK Civil Aviation Authority Air Operator Certificate and is a BBC Approved Aerial Filming Contractor - allowing them to film from our balloons.
## This picture shows ABC flying a Finnish film crew, who were making a documentary with a profoundly deaf presenter, who was visiting Bristol Fiesta and wanted to experience flight in a completely new way. We had a great flight and landed with 50 other balloons at the North Somerset Showground. The programme will be broadcast later this year.
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Drone footage commissioned by ABC of the Minion special shape balloon leaving Dover for a 22 mile flight across the English Channel.

Tethered for filming.

ABC worked with Michael Flately to film this balloon, tethered above a Chateau, for a promotional video for the Feet of Flame World Tour.
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BBC Countrytracks - Ben Fogle

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BBC Autumn Watch - Martin Hughes-Gaines

The balloons are available for use in the UK and abroad, on a daily or weekly basis.

Contact Nick Langley to discuss - a site visit may be necessary.

Tel: 07971-154717
Airship & Balloon Company Ltd.
82, Henbury Road,
Bristol BS10 7AA
United Kingdom
Registered in England & Wales: No 03425257