Fort Worth, Texas, May 4, 2023 – V1 Productions, a premiere full-service media house, partners with Marshall Electronics and its HD and 4K (UHD) miniature and compact cameras with associated lenses, for the capture of thrilling aviation-based content. V1’s first flagship production, Straight and Level, Presented by AeroBrigham, featured on Amazon Prime Video, showcases the inside stories of the aviation industry including world-renowned airshow performers, leading manufacturers, military might and legend, as well as business aviation industry icons. Several Marshall HD and 4K (UHD) miniature and compact cameras will be leveraged, including its CV503-WP, CV506 and CV568 models for this series as well as additional projects.

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V1 Productions will integrate the advanced features of Marshall cameras into its aviation productions and programming. “Marshall is dedicated to providing the Pro A/V market with innovative technologies, and the quality of V1’s work-to-date is really impressive,” said Tod Musgrave, Director of Cameras, for Marshall Electronics. “We look forward to seeing how they utilize the capabilities of our equipment.”

V1 Productions has multiple projects in the works including the filming of Season 3 of Straight and Level, Presented by AeroBrigham, today’s most watched aviation lifestyle television program. “We were impressed with the quality of the Marshall suite of products and are anxious to showcase them as part of our production programming delivery,” said W. Hulsey Smith, President and Executive Producer of V1 Productions. “We have a number of edge-of-your-seat series currently underway, and the Marshall Camera technology empowers us to capture the riveting content we envision in our mind’s eye, placing cameras in locations never before possible, delivered through the technology that Marshall’s cameras and lenses provides.”


V1 Productions plans to use the Marshall HD and 4K (UHD) miniature and compact cameras with associated lenses, and 4K PTZ camera kits with controllers on their projects over the next two years. Brent Deal, Director of Photography for V1 Productions added, “from world-class aviation events like SUN ‘n FUN Aerospace Expo, EAA AirVenture, and Reno Air Races; to elite U.S. military demo teams; and to our country’s highly trained first responders; these cameras make it possible to capture emotive content like never before.”


About V1 Productions:

V1 Productions is a premiere full-service media house that has built a reputation for delivering compelling, humanistic stories through its unscripted and live productions as well as breathtaking cinematography. V1 steadies its lens on real stories that emote the humanistic and truth atoms that inspire. Its flagship three-season docuseries, Straight and Level, currently on Amazon Prime Video, is the most-watched aviation-based lifestyle program in the 21st Century and reignites the wonder of flight by chronicling some of the greatest aviators of this generation. V1 Founder and Executive Producer, W. Hulsey Smith was recognized with a 2022 Business Aviation Top 40 Under 40 Award from the National Business Aviation Association for his personal contributions to the growth of the aviation industry through his business acumen and passionate work of capturing the golden age of aviation on-screen. Based in Texas with locations in Dallas and Fort Worth, V1 has projects currently under development and in production across multiple genres. FMI:


About Straight and Level:

The Straight and Level Presented by AeroBrigham series explores 21st Century Aviation Technology and the positive affect aviation has on humanity. From flight training to historic aircraft to aviation education and supersonic flight, the Straight and Level team is focused on bringing aviation centric humanistic stories to life. In its third series, Straight and Level is delivered via Amazon Prime Video. The series is one of many projects delivered by Assent Media + Entertainment. For more information, www.StraightAndLevel.TV; follow @straightandlevelofficial on Instagram; #straightandlevel across social platforms; and Amazon Prime Video – Straight and Level.


About Marshall:

For over 40 years, Marshall has been a trusted provider of high-quality and reliable video, audio and multimedia systems for broadcast, pro A/V, pro audio, UCC and OEM applications worldwide. Marshall is dedicated to supplying hi-tech markets with innovative cameras, format converters, monitors, switchers and production equipment at great value without sacrificing quality or reliability. For more information, visit