Location Sound Recordist
CASA Certified RPA / Drone Pilot (Aus)
FAA Certified sUAS / Drone Pilot (USA)
CAA Certified RPA / Drone Pilot (UK)
On location in Tasmania.
Owen Hughes - Drone Reel - 2020/2021
Owen Hughes is a freelance Sound Recordist, CASA Certified Drone Pilot, FAA Certified sUAS Drone Pilot and CAA Certified Drone Pilot based in Perth, Western Australia. Specialising in remote location sound recording and aerial imagery for film and television productions, he is available to work within Australia and internationally.
Owen has actively been involved in location sound recording for film and television for over 14 years and has extensive experience in remote location filming on land, sea and in the air. Working on various projects across Australia as well as internationally, he is equipped with professional equipment from Sound Devices, Lectrosonics, Sennheiser, Neumann, Tentacle Sync and DJI and is capable of working seamlessly in even the harshest conditions.
Owen has recorded on long and short form drama, documentary series, corporate productions, reality, ENG and TVC’s. Through his work he has built strong relationships with Australian production companies as well as international clients.
Owen holds a CASA ReOC (Drone) Operator's Certificate for commercial UAV/Drone operations within Australia, a FAA sUAS Part 107 (Drone) License for commercial UAS/Drone operations within the United States of America and a CAA OA (Operational Authorisation) RPA Certification for commercial RPA/Drone operations within the United Kingdom and some EU Territories. He has flown drones on several productions since acquiring his certifications and is able to work as a Location Sound Recordist and also operate as a Drone Pilot for productions.