A new crane made its debut on Skyfall recently, when it was used to shoot a night scene at Pinewood Studios. Technocrane’s Supertechno 100 was chosen as its 100-foot reach made it the only camera crane with sufficient height and reach for the shots. According to Below the Line:
The Supertechno 100 enabled the camera to shoot over an area the size of a football field for a wide overhead night scene, with Bond, (Daniel Craig) gliding by in a boat. The crane was provided by Panavision Europe and supported by technicians from Technocrane.