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Aerial video and documentary filmmaking in Ithaca, NY and beyond



Promotional Videos

Elevate your organization’s profile with a stunningly crafted video featuring cinematic aerial shots along with professional interviews and ground-level cinematography. Let’s tell your story and get people excited!

Festivals and Events

Take your events to new heights with dynamic videos that communicate the unique spirit of your gathering through a combination of breath-taking crowd shots from the sky and intimate performance moments on stage.

Special Occasions and Group Shots

Your memories will soar with epic aerial shots of your special event or announcement. Weddings, reunions, birth announcements and more – let’s work together to bring your vision to life. The sky’s the limit!

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About Shira

With two decades of documentary filmmaking experience, Shira Evergreen brings a cinematic eye and a passion for storytelling to her work with clients. She uses the DJI Mavic Pro drone* for aerial shots, and she offers professional video and sound recording on the ground with the Canon C300 Mark II. She can provide raw footage or edited films complete with music, text, and graphics. 
Shira brings a down-to-earth attitude to her work in the skies. Her priorities are safety and excellent communication.
Get in touch to get a quote or to set up a meeting to discuss your project.
*Apologies to those who are triggered by the word “drone.” I stand against the use of drones for violence, while I embrace this technology for use in journalism, environmental activism, and documentary storytelling.
Shira Evergreen piloting her drone in front of a mural


Shira put together a series of 10 videos about our Finger Lakes Climate Fund and did an absolutely outstanding job! She worked extremely well with the many subjects in our videos and only needed a couple meetings to get a very good idea of the topics and desired outcome for each video. As a former board member of Sustainable Tompkins, she understands our mission and guided the interviewees in providing very natural explanations of their involvement in our program as donors, awardees, or contractors. We got a very high quality result without having to devote a lot of staff time to editorial control. Her work with her drone really added a lot of dynamic flavor and perspective to the finished products. We highly recommend Shira for your video needs!

 – Gay Nicholson, Executive Director, Sustainable Tompkins


I keep coming back to Shira for my projects! Her skills as a videographer have far exceeded my expectations. Shira has worked on two of my dance and fitness videos and has proven to be very attentive to my requests. My work (literally) has a lot of moving parts which take up a very specific amount of space and Shira was able to work with the parameters beautifully in concise and creative ways. She is supportive, listens and has a great eye for seeing the full picture and capturing the essence of the work. I couldn’t be happier and I’m sure I’ll be working with her again!”

 – Kathy Lucas, Dance and Fitness Instructor


Shira is a pleasure to work with and her art captures a unique, captivating point of view. She is creative, thoughtful, patient and always looking for a new angle to convey the perspective. She is flexible, a great communicator and stretches the imagination to create a true treasure. I was so happy to be a part of her work and would absolutely recommend her to anyone who wants to work with someone who goes above and beyond!”

 – Marina Gershon, The Dacha Project


It is refreshing to see, as a person that has many opportunities to present and speak on technical matters, such a quality representation of a speaking event. I was amazed at the many camera angles, and how well the PowerPoint presentation was followed, and I was quite impressed with the close-up shots of members of the audience that were asking questions. To say I’m pleased with the finished product would be an understatement. I am absolutely delighted and would highly recommend Shira Evergreen to anyone needing video production.”

 – Jay Egg, Geothermal Consultant and Engineer


Shira made an exceptional drone video for my listing. She chose the right day and spent a lot of time making sure to display the property’s highlights. She was extremely communicative and timely getting it done as well as getting it edited and back to me for my listing. She is also competitively priced. I plan on using Shira for more of my listings and highly recommend her services.”

 – Havana Jorrin, Warren Real Estate


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