It’s a Bird… It’s a Plane… It’s a Hollywood Movie!

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Hollywood filmmakers won’t have to go overseas to use drones any more. The FAA has given six companies permission to get aerial shots with small, unmanned aircraft for productions here in the US. There will be conditions. Will they allow sweeping panoramas that might include your apartment?

Also, an officer’s beating of a mentally ill woman on a busy freeway will cost the CHP $1,500,000—and the cop is out of a job. Is that enough punishment? Is this likely to happen again?

Banner Image: Drone mounted with a GoPro camera; Credit: Don McCullough

Credits

Host:
Warren Olney

Producers:
Jenny Hamel, Claire Martin