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DJI Becomes Media Partner of BMW Motorsport

DJI and BMW Motorsport have introduced an official partnership. As half of the association, DJI will assist the German automotive large painting its new GTE race automotive and the work of BMW Motorsport extra typically.

The partnership begins with a brief movie, Night Moves, produced by DJI Creative Studio Europe.

Shot at nighttime, the movie reveals the BMW M8 GTE throughout testing on the Paul Ricard racing monitor close to Marseille, France. The movie was accomplished within the run-up to the primary race outing of the automotive on the Rolex 24 at Daytona this weekend.

The DJI crew made the video throughout a 24-hour endurance race simulation. The video crew, which used a DJI Inspire 2 for the evening shoot and illuminated the scene with a second drone, will observe BMW by the World Endurance Championship collection. The partnership will culminate on the legendary 24-hour Le Mans race in June.

“DJI is thrilled to embark with BMW Motorsport and their racing team for the 2018 WEC,” stated Martin Brandenburg, Managing Director, DJI EMEA.

“As their official media partner, we will bring the best of our technology and creative crew to support the BMW Motorsport Team and deliver amazing images and content for the BMW M8 GTE race car and the WEC series, including the 24 Hours of Le Mans.”

“We are proud to start the 2018 season of the FIA World Endurance Championship with a newly-developed BMW M8 GTE race car,” stated BMW Motorsport Director Jens Marquardt.

“We are delighted to team up with DJI who shares our values and standards in innovative technology, and who is our first official media partner at BMW Motorsport.”

Lights, Inspire, Action

According to a BMW weblog put up, DJI’s used an Inspire 2 and an M600 to movie the testing by the evening. The pace and manoeuvrability of the Inspire 2 helped it preserve tempo with the racecar. The Zenmuse X7 digicam and its interchangeable lenses allowed for dynamic photographs and high quality footage regardless of the low gentle. The M600 was highly effective sufficient to wield a lighting system excessive above the motion.

You can watch a behind the scenes video of how the shoot unfolded, under:

Malek Murison is a contract author and editor with a ardour for tech tendencies and innovation.
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