THE COLLECTIVE TEAM
Who we are…
The Collective is a diverse community of talented individuals united by their skills. Working together, we produce unique work that pushes boundaries and makes us all proud.
Jim was the founder of Red Air Drones. Based in the South Hams, His business inspirations came from working with his wife growing and expanding their food business on the beautiful beach at Bantham. A passion to succeed and dive deep into new ideas Jim has forged the way forward for him and the team. Jim and his family love the outdoor life. Boats, Bikes, Surf and Sun the perfect combination for inspiration and dreams.
Gavin Crowther has been in the broadcast TV and video industry for the last 30 years. He spent 10 years filming adventure documentaries in some of the most extreme places in the world. He won an Emmy in 1997 for his camerawork filming for the American Outdoors Life Network on the film ‘Rock Queen’, the first attempt to free climb The Old Man of Hoy by Catherine Destevelle. Other awards include The Hussein Medal of Excellence of the First Order, awarded by the late King Hussein of Jordan, for his services to aerial filming and aviation. Worldfest Houston Film Gold Special Jury Award for “Westcountry Top Secret”.
Sara has 23 years industry experience in design, marketing and advertising.
Shane is the owner of an online retail and FPV events business called Droneislife. specialising in FPV drone racing and freestyle equipment, sponsoring national and regional events as well as up and coming and established pilots.
Director of Thomas Engineering / ISM Drones, Aled undertakes all forms of drone surveys and inspections including thermal, solar panel and roof inspections. Photogrammetry and Point Cloud to generate 3D models forTopographical surveys, volumetric calculations, and machine control models.