We have the following membership options available. You can renew, cancel or upgrade your subscriptions by using the forms below.

Membership opportunities available for all experience levels.

Join for free and start taking part in our events and workshops.  All levels of membership receive early access to register for our workshops and discounted rates.  Some events will be offered for free!

Friends of The SOAC
Free
  • Newsletter
  • Limited Site Access
  • Early Registration to SOAC Events
  • Discounted Access to SOAC Produced Events
Students & Teachers
$25 Per Year
  • Newsletter
  • Full Site Access
  • Speaking and Content Showcase Opportunities at SOAC Events
  • Discounted Access to SOAC Events
  • Discounted Access to SOAC Partner Events
  • Exclusive Product and Rental discounts at Participating supporters
  • (ID, Letter, or e-mail from educational institution required)
Production Member
No Cost to Invited Members
  • Newsletter
  • Speaking Opportunities at SOAC Events, Workshops and Webinars
  • Guest Editorial Opportunities for Website and Newsletter
  • Listing on Internal Membership Roster
  • Free Admission to all SOAC Produced Events
  • Discounted Access to SOAC Partners Events
  • Exclusive Product and Rental Discounts at Participating Supporters
  • (invitation or sponsorship by existing member required)
Corporate Supporter
$500 Per Year
  • Company Logo Displayed on Website Homepage
  • Company Logo and Link Provided Quarterly in Newsletter
  • Speaking Opportunities at SOAC Events, Workshops and Webinars
  • Product Reviews by Industry Professionals Upon Request
  • Discounted Passes for Your Customers to SOAC Events and Workshops
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Your Success Is Our Passion

Our team is comprised of respected individuals in multiple  professions. From full scale aviation, radio control and of course production and post production, you will not find a more relevant and focused community to be part of.

There are many organizations for you to participate in. We appreciate you placing your trust in us and allowing us the opportunity to support you. This community exists to help you whether you’re just starting out, or looking to share your experience with other professionals to help set your work apart from the rest.

About Us

Core Team

Robert Rodriguez

Robert Rodriguez

President, Society of Aerial Cinematography

Robert has over 20 years of experience in the Post Production industry.  For the past 9 years he has held the position of Director of Technical Operations at one of…

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Jonathan Rupprecht

Jonathan Rupprecht

Legal Specialist

Jonathan B. Rupprecht is a drone lawyer and a commercial pilot with single-engine, multi-engine, and instrument ratings. He is also an airplane flight instructor and instrument flight instructor. Jonathan obtained…

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Dan Coplan

Dan Coplan

Production Specialist / CEO, Sky Bandit Pictures

Dan Coplan is a longtime cinematographer who has been piloting UAV’s for aerial cinematography for the past few years. He started Sky Bandit Pictures as an extension of his work…

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