Jeff Foster, propelled into the world of prosumer UAV/Drone technology in 2012, has become a leading presenter, author and reviewer of personal and professional aerial photographic and video/imaging products. He has pioneered several hands-on workshops and presented at multiple high-profile conferences and events in order to encourage and promote how UAV/Drone technology can be beneficial for business and industry alike. In 2015 Foster and Scott Gentry envisioned and created the publication Drone Coalition (DC) to cover the world of UAV’s featuring industry expert journalists.
For over 25 years Foster has not only produced but also provided training for traditional and digital images, video, illustration, animation, motion graphics and special effects. His training videos are for Photoshop, After Effects, Animation, Green Screen production and most recently specializing in POV cams and video production for indie filmmakers that include UAV/drone photography & videography. Past clients include: Tribune Broadcasting, Motorola, Stanford University Hospital, FOX Television, Spike TV, Discovery/TLC, Deluxe Digital, Universal Studios, Lions Gate Films and Disney. Through his own video production company, Sound Visions Media (soundvisionsmedia.com), Foster garnered several Pixie and Telly Awards for his video productions, VFX composites and instructional video productions, including his latest with CreativeLive: “Taking Flight: Drone Photography & Video.”
Foster is an Adobe Community Professional and has served as a trainer and featured speaker at numerous conferences and workshops such as Photoshop World, Macworld, Adobe MAX, NAB (National Association of Broadcasters) Conferences, CreativeLive, InterDrone and several other imaging technology-based symposiums, summits and workshops. As an author Foster has written and contributed to over a dozen books published internationally about computer technology, animation and video production VFX, including “The Green Screen Handbook” and “After Effects & Photoshop.” He has contributed articles in trade magazines, hosted online ezines and is a long time columnist for the ProVideo Coalition.
FAA Section 333 Exemption Approved #FAA-2015-2630 - See his video/aerial reels here: http://soundvisionsmedia.com/services/