Film & TV Production Aerial Cinematography Director of Photography

With a team that boasts over

30 years of experience.

We’re a market-leading commercial video and drone production company for the construction and film & media industries.


Driven by purpose, passion, and the power of state-of-the-art technology, Active Blue Productions is a fully-licensed and insured production and commercial drone company in Johannesburg, South Africa.

As a multidisciplinary service provider, we enable our clients to monitor their operations, create impactful content, and gain a competitive advantage through aerial cinematography and end-to-end production.

Drones for


renewable energy

public safety

film & media

Take Your Production

to new heights


documentaries and television to commercials, music videos, digital content, stock footage, and sports, we understand the fast-paced nature of the film, television, and event industries—and our expert team is fully equipped to create game-changing content that elevates your production.

Why Choose Us

Disaster Risk Management

We facilitate support and inspection for disaster preparedness and relief efforts, including firefighting and floods.

CAA Registered

As a member of the South African Civil Aviation Authority, we follow all regulatory guidelines and laws related to flying drones.

Valid ROC

Our drone pilot operates with an RPAS Operating Certificate (ROC), making us one of the few production companies in South Africa with an ROC.

RLA Approved

Our drone pilot operates with an RPAS Operating Certificate (ROC), making us one of the few production companies in South Africa with an ROC.

Dangerous Goods Certificate

All our operations staff are equipped with Dangerous Goods certification to ensure all necessary precautions are taken when transporting equipment.

Background Checks

All our operations staff have valid Aviation Security certificates, valid police clearance documents, and have undergone background checks.

Fully Covered

Our equipment is fully insured, and our operators have valid RPL and medical certificates.

Clearance Facilitation

We will arrange for necessary clearances as needed, including Land Owner Permission documents, CAMU, File2Fly, police clearances, and accreditations.

Our Story

With a multifaceted background as a producer, journalist, editor, director of photography, and drone pilot, Peter Groenewald founded Active Blue Productions in 1995.

Since then, our team has worked globally and locally with the SABC, Carte Blanche, KykNET, 50/50, CNN, the ABC (Australian Broadcasting Corporation), and many more to bring a new dimension to the art of storytelling, one project at a time.

our clients

Get in Touch
With Us

Whether you’re looking for drone stock footage or want to craft impactful content, our highly experienced and fully-licenced team looks forward to collaborating with you.