Altitude Filmworks celebrates first anniversary

Staff report
The Aspen Times
Aspen, CO, Colorado

CARBONDALE – To celebrate its one-year anniversary in January, Carbondale-based Altitude Filmworks has just released its 2013 Aerial Reel.

The online video is a compilation of aerial footage that the company shot in its first year of business in locations throughout Colorado, Utah and Idaho. In January, the company also hired Garrett Edquist to the team as a camera operator and editor.

Altitude Filmworks specializes in aerial filming and photography using remote-controlled cinema helicopters. Its filming projects include adventure sports, commercials, TV productions, documentary films, resort properties and special events. The company was founded in January 2012 by Jon Fredericks and Louis Wilsher, and its upcoming projects include TV productions, documentary films and resort promotional shoots.

Their 2013 Aerial Reel is available online at or on Facebook at


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