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Uashot Aerial Filmworks is specialized in a wide array of Unmanned Aircraft Systems apllications, formed by  cinematographers and a professional drone and manned aircraft pilots . The first dealing exclusively with the artistic accomplishment and control of the camera and the other with the technical, legal and operational safety section.


We have developed our own manuals  above the industry standards with particular emphasis on the safety of the operation protecting the interests of our customers and providing the highest level of professionalism possible.


As a FAA Exemption 333 holder company and Part 107 certificate pilots we take very seriously the operation of our drones such as the maintenance, procedures and safety of the participant and non-participant people,vehicles and structures in order to achieve the higher protection of our customers interests and  final product avoiding any potential incidents / accidents.


We are constanly monitoring the forefront of research in UAS technology to provide the highest quality product.



Local 600 available if required.









Meet The Team

Carlos A. Espiga


Aerial Coordinator/DP/Pilot

A licensed FAA Pilot and European JAA commercial and instructor manned aircraft pilot. Part 107 remote certificate. Experienced drone camera operator with directors like Michael Bay, Adam Somner, Jack Bender, and for 20th Century, Warner Bros, NBC Universal, Viacom, Discovery, ...He has several years of experience in all aspects of aerial video, photography and small UAS.

He developed the UAS Flight Operations  and the Motion Picture and Television Flight Operation Safety Manuals approved by the FAA.



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Sergio Lazarov


Director / Producer

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Sergio Lazarov, former VP of Production for Endemol Shine Latino, has been directing and producing large scale live shows for over 20 years.  He has directed over 200 hours of music performances  with Daddy Yankee, Ricky Martin, David Bisbal, Juanes, and many more.


He has directed the top reality and Entretainment formats around the world such as, The X-Factor, Got Talent, The Apprentice, The Voice and has been executive producer of shows such as MasterChef, Big Brother, Strictly Dancing.


In 2019 he won and International Emmy award for Best Non-English scripted drama series El Vato Season 2, and produced Nicky Jam’s series El Ganador for Netflix and NBC Telemundo for audiences worldwide. 


Currently he is directing La Voz Season 2 for NBC Telemundo.

Aerial DP

Kjell's media has appeared in many outlets including The Weather Channel, FREESKIER Magazine, NASA, Coca Cola, The Seattle Times, DP Review, USA Today, 9NEWS Denver, Trail Runner Magazine, and others.

He's loves shooting with drones in rugged and remote locations and has vast experience shooting in high altitudes and frigid cold.

He's been lucky enough to bungee jump at Victoria Falls, drive a motorcycle across the Peruvian Sierra, swim with hammerhead sharks in the Galápagos, walk across glaciers in British Columbia, and ski powder in Colorado, his home state.

Santiago Mendez
Chief Pilot
Aerial Cinematographer

FAA licensed remote pilot.
His experience includes 7 years working as a professional film set lighting technician.
His long time passion for remote control vehicles has made Santiago proficient in the operation, maintenance and safety of unmanned aerial systems .
His main goal is to help bring the director's vision to life while maintaining a high level of safety and set etiquette. 




Aerial DP

Gimbal Tech

Cinematographer. Experience in TV Series for networks like , Telemundo , Univision, Sony Teleset, RCN, Caracol tv,...

Arri certified , Movi certified, Davinci Resolve certified.

Javi  Rojo
Aerial DP - Photographer
       Creative Director

 Javi Rojo has over 14 years of experience in the Media Industry. Director of USA Nationwide multi-awarded TV Shows, he is now immersed in VR 360 Production.

Both his photographer eye and his directing skills translate into high end aerial footage and photography.

Aerial DP

Airline Transport Aircraft Boeing pilot since 1995 and Part 107 remote pilot. Passionate up and coming independent filmmaker. His passion for flying started when he was only 14 years old showing great interest and skills on model aircraft. Today he merge the two passion of filming and flying.

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