ANNA GURTON-WACHTER is a writer and archivist. She works at The Keith Haring Foundation and edits poetry for DoubleCross Press.
The pilot excuses himself to walk the red carpet where flashes and news cameras abound. He pulls a young stylish man into the spotlight and declares the young man the pioneer who first enlightened him to the worlds of cinematic beauty made possible by drones. This young pioneer is Randy Scott Slavin, the founder of the first New York City Drone Film Festival.