Meet the Team

Chris Francescani, founder and chief pilot of Sunset Beach Films, is an FAA-certified remote pilot and an FAA Safety Team representative on Long Island. He’s been flying drones and writing about the industry (for the  Wall Street Journal, Reuters, The Washington Post, ABC News and NBC News) for more than a decadePrior to launching Sunset Beach Films, he spent years in broadcast television and other news outlets as a reporter for ABC News, NBC News, CBS News, Reuters, The Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, New York Post and the Southampton Press West. 

Board of Advisors

Maria Stefanopoulos

Ben Miller

Chris Cassidy

Tim Motz

Alexa Glockner

Fred Kamel