Above Summit is a Boston-based film and photography studio specializing in aerial, drone and video production. We travel worldwide for the perfect shot.

With hundreds of hours in flight, our unique narrative approach is solidly rooted in a diversity of backgrounds in cinematography, journalism, architecture and design.

 
 
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JOVAN TANASIJEVIC

Co-founder | Director | Drone Operator

Jovan wears the numerous hats required of a small business. With equal passions for art, technology and entrepreneurship, he lives for the creative rigor of a new project and building relationships. Somehow, he still finds time to be our lead drone operator, camera operator, director and DP.

 

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EMILIE PICKERING

Co-founder | Creative Director

From pre-to-post production, Emilie leaves her fingerprint on every project. She is our quality control, aesthetic direction, and voice of reason. Her education in architecture combined with her natural eye for shooting and editing provide a wealth of technical and artistic sensibility. 

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JUAN NAVARRO

Project Manager | Drone Operator

Juan has as diverse a background as they come. From industrial design, computer animation, model making and 3D printing to founding Boston Aerials in 2014, we knew we’d be a great fit. Be it from air, ground or 3D, Juan has touched many of the largest developments in Greater Boston.

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LILI BAYARMAGNAI

Producer | Project Manager

Lili’s training in multimedia journalism combines creative ideas and storytelling with narratives that resonate with viewers across different platforms. Lili not only runs productions but helps clients shape their story and grow their brand by establishing a human connection with their audience.

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JACOB BALLIN

Videographer | Editor

With an education in filmmaking and a love for photography, Jacob has an eye for all things visual. He’s the type that held a camera before he learned how to walk. His technical knowledge, attention to detail, and wide range of skills are an asset to the team and he’s always up for an adventure.

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BOJAN VANOVAC

Director | DP

An award winning director, Bojan is no stranger to making concepts come to life. From film and documentaries to music videos and commercials that reach millions of views, Bo runs Vano Projects in NYC but still can’t get enough of Boston as he’s always up here collaborating with us.

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MICHAEL HOLZWARTH

Drone Operator | Camera Operator

Michael's been around planes and helicopters his whole life. His passion all things drone made it easy for him to join the crew. Whether it's working the right angle in the air or in the biz, Michael knows all the right people in the community.

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JULIA CURIALE

Marketing & Social Media Manager

With a background in Communications and Media Studies and an understanding of consistent brand messaging, Julia helps clients develop personalized and effective marketing strategies. Julia’s passion for photo & film made her a seamless addition to our crew!

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THE HUXLEY

Adventure Dog

I love hiking up mountains and long swims in any body of water I can find - and I mean any. When the human pack is at the studio, I spend my time napping under Emilie's desk while she's editing. If you need a dog to stand-in for your next production, talk to my agent.