Established in 2008, Xizmo Media is a full service production company specializing in aerial cinematography. Our award winning team of experienced and professional drone pilots and camera operators are among the best in the industry. FAA 333 exempt and Part 107 Licensed (night time ops waiver holder) with a $5M insurance policy
Edward Kostakis is a graduate of the media studies and film production program at Queens College. Having served in the Marine Corps Reserves for four years as an Information Technology Specialist, Edward was promoted to Air Intelligence Officer where he served an additional 4 years at a Helicopter Squadron. Edward is Head of Aerial operations and co-founder of Xizmo Media and has been specializing in Aerial Cinematography since 2008. Edward has attained all licenses required to perform commercial drone work. He has worked on small and large sets all over the world including live broadcast Television and is currently Senior Pilot for DJI, the world’s largest manufacturer of commercial and consumer drones.
Pablo Barrera is an Emmy nominated producer and DP. He’s been in the TV and Film industry for 10 years and has worked in different projects from Feature films and Broadcast in the US and abroad. As a producer, he has head production departments for major Networks and product integration teams. Having been one of the first camera operators to adapt aerial camera operation he co-founded Xizmo Media to stay ahead of the curve in all things drone technology.