MIKE SOBOLA

Commercial Drone Pilot 

Fully-Insured, FAA Licensed

Certified for Night Operations

FAA  APPROVED
PRIVATE AND REMOTE  PILOT

Luisa is a certified Private Pilot and a Commercial UAV Pilot. She’s been involved with video production and cinematography for over 30 years. Having spent years flying, Luisa’s priority is safety. It is this safety mentality that make Luisa’s missions successful: from preparation and planning, FAA Authorization and client expectation to flying and finally, post-production.
Luisa is certified for night drone operations and holds a night flight drone authorization (waiver) from the FAA. In addition to her aviation certifications from the FAA and Unmanned Safety Institute, Luisa is a Certified Electrical Thermographer, Level 1.

Luisa was born in Chicago, Illinois, but spent most of her childhood in the Dominican Republic. She graduated in 1987 from the Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland. Shortly before graduation, Luisa started working as a videographer in the Baltimore area. Since then, Luisa has been involved in Video Production and Post-Production. Today Luisa serves as a consultant for NBC, CBS, Showtime, FoxNews, Adobe, just to name a few.


Having won many technical and artistic awards, Luisa is well-known in the video community. She is a frequent speaker at NAB, Government Video Expo, NYC Drone Film Festival, Interdrone, and many others. She is an international celebrity in the video production and post-production world, and some of her training can be seen in Lynda.com and LinkedIn training, and TotalTraining.  Luisa is a certified instructor with the Unmanned Safety Institute and an Adobe and Apple Master Instructor.