Devoted to the art of synthesizing aerial cinematography and audio engineering, JayByrd Films creates dynamic and immersive experiences that push the language and vocabulary of cinema. Our team represents wonderfully talented filmmakers, producing some of the most revolutionary videos from sports to music, commercials to feature films.
Followed his passion for cinematography, specifically aerial cinematography and inspired the creation of JayByrd Films. After creating the globally recognized "Right Up Our Alley", drone goes bowling one-take fly through, Jay rose to fame. Widely known as a pioneer of FPV cinematography and innovator within the drone industry, Jay has logged thousands of hours and is our chief FPV and heavy lifter pilot.
Is a producer and director of marketing at JayByrd Films. Erik has over 10 years of experience working as an Executive Producer for the Minnesota Timberwolves and Lynx and over 20 years of marketing experience for other large corporations. Erik is passionate about storytelling, branding, and maximizing content, and providing the best experience for our clients.
Is a producer and director of operations at JayByrd Films. Emily is passionate about wildlife conservation & filmmaking. She has 8 years of experience working in the film industry from low-budget features to commercials. She enjoys storyboarding and the creative process and is the master of all things drone permitting and insurance.
Is a director at JayByrd Films with more than 15 years of experience directing everything from commercials, to music videos. His music videos get millions of views and is becoming one of the hottest directors in the music industry. Jake is passionate about pushing the limits of creativity and creating content that people actually want to watch. His positive attitude and high-energy is always loved and appreciated on set. If you need a treatment or creative insight, he's your guy.
Has over 5 years of experience as an AC. He has a wealth of knowledge across all major drones and camera systems. Owen spends his time focusing on sharpening his airborne knowledge as an AC, visual observer and everyone's go-to-guy.
Has over 8 years experience filming and flying drones. Specializing in FPV, Patrick loves filming extreme sports, racing and anything outdoors. In his spare time you can find him enjoying all the great things Montana has to offer.
Gian Lorenzo Ferretti
is a drone pilot and timelapse photographer living in Florida. Gian was born and raised in Italy and moved to the US in 2014 after receiving a scholarship to compete for the University of Minnesota track & field team. Gian has specialized in the niche art of time-lapse and hyper-lapse photography for the past 7 years and has been lucky to travel the globe on many assignments.