Filming Services – Underwater • Topside • Aerial

Cairns filming services are provided by the professional team at Calypso, who go above, below and beyond to get the shot you need. Long recognized as leaders in Cairns underwater filming services, did you know Calypso Reef Imagery also does topside and aerial filming services?

That’s right, their equipment, expertise and licenses have expanded to include UAV and drones. CASA certified and insured for aerial filming, Calypso has experienced camera operators and has worked on a range of commercials, documentaries and more.

Located at the Reef Fleet Terminal, Calypso provides its filming services to clients across the city, state, country and even internationally. There’s nowhere our equipment and personnel won’t go, making us the ‘go to’ team for all your Cairns filming services.


Camera crew

The scope of our work has included travel shows, presenter led and natural history documentaries, reality shows and more. Just some of our very satisfied clients include: ABC, WIN, NITV, Seven Weekender and Channel 10 television; Discovery Channel; National Geographic; CNN; BBC; Qantas; Jetstar; Tourism Australia; Tourism Queensland; Tourism Tropical North Queensland; Fremantle Media; Beyond; LMG Media; Vision Creator/ Fun Asia and Places we Go.

Specific Services Include:

  • Topside Camera Op, Sony FS7, Canon C200
  • Underwater camera op, camera assist, safety divers.
  • Hire of 4K + underwater filming equipment, including LED lighting;
  • Location scouting, we have an expansive knowledge of local reefs, operators and most importantly, local weather conditions
  • Drone operator, fully insured with CASA RPL to 9.5 Kg drones
  • Provision of extra stock footage.


Aerial Filming

Calypso also specialise in drone cinematography and aerial photography for TV, documentaries, corporate video and commercials. To achieve the best results, we use the latest technology. Our aircraft are well maintained and incorporate as much failsafe and redundancy as possible. We’re a CASA approved UAV operator with experienced remote pilots and camera operators.

Our Equipment Includes:

  • DJI Phantom 4Pro, DJI Mavic Pro2 ideal for low budget and high-risk, tight situations
  • Inspire 2 Drones, the latest technology with two operators to get specialised camera moves


Corporate Video Production

Calypso Reef Imagery also specialises in the filming, production, post-production and supply of a range of corporate videos. Just some of our very satisfied clients include: Sunlover Reef Cruises; TUSA Dive; Spirit of Freedom; Great Adventures; Fantasea Cruises; Pro Dive Cairns; Green Island Resorts; Big Cat; Reef Magic; and Reef Daytripper

Specific Services Include:

  • Filming, production and supply of high definition, broadcast quality corporate, promotional and tourism videos;
  • Organising talent;
  • Cairns and Tropical North Queensland filming and location advice;
  • Provision of extra stock footage (including reef, rainforest and outback).

For more information on Calypso Reef Imagery’s commercial photography and filming services, contact or phone (07) 4041 5581.