Drones Are Put to Work as Performers in Cirque du Soleil Video

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Drone quadcopters aren't the means of filming, but the subject in the whimsical performance video "SPARKED," from Cirque du Soleil, ETH Zurich, and Verify Studios.

Says Welby Altidor, the executive creative director of Creation of Cirque du Soleil, “We wanted to explore what could we do with an emerging new technology and give it some meaning, give it some magic and bring it to another level."

Watch the video and a making-of below. Read more here on The Creators Project.

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