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Ken Butti

Photographer / Drone pilot

Ken Butti is a drone pilot and gimbal operator in the Australian film and television industry.

Operating on feature films, TV, plus producing short-form content for fashion and lifestyle brands, Ken has over a decade's worth of experience that spans four continents.

Producers and DP's rely on his experience as a trusted pilot and photographer to capture shots in the harshest of environments safely, with minimal delays on-set.

An early adopter of drone technology, Ken now utilises a suite of custom-built drones to efficiently capture aerial images in all environments and locations, with any payload. An innovator at heart, he is backed by a team of professionals who also strive to be at the cutting edge of aerial cinematography.

 
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Aerial Cinematography

Feature film / Broadcast / TVC credits

 
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Smiths 'Bear' 30' Spot

BBDO x FINCH
Director: Alex Roberts
DOP: Matt Toll

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Suzuki Swift 30' 'Motorbike of cars'

SEDONA
Dir: Matt Murphy
Producer: Jackie Adler

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ABC's WAKEFIELD (2021)

Jungle Entertainment PTY LTD 

Director Jocelyn Moorhouse  Kim Mordaunt

Second unit DP Tania Lambert

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Travel Channel - TRIP FLIP S02

TRAVEL CHANNEL
High Noon Entertainment
DP John Mans
DP Josh Bane

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MILO - Beast mode

Infinity Squared

producer: Henry Richardson

Director: Simon Morehead

FPV/Gimbal: Kyle McBride, Lee Stevenson, Ken Butti

Camera Assistant / Gimbal Operator

Feature film / Broadcast / TVC credits

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IMAX THE LOST EMPIRE OF ANGKOR (2019)

Director: Murray Pope

Writer: Paul Phelan 

Gimbal Operator Ken Butti

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Hixon Films

Director:  Simon LeeAlex Weinress

DOP: Judd Overton

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Ryan Seacrest Productions
Keeping up with the Kardashians S11E02-03

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Travel Channel - TRIP FLIP S02

TRAVEL CHANNEL
High Noon Entertainment
DP John Mans
DP Josh Bane

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High Noon Entertainment x Travel Channel

Director: Tami Hodges

DOP: Chad Zellmer

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IMAX THE LOST EMPIRE OF ANGKOR (2020)

Director: Murray Pope

Writer: Paul Phelan 

Gimbal Operator

 

Music Videos

Drone ops

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Young Franco

Fallin' Apart ft. Denzel Curry, Pell

I'll Leave

 

CAMPAIGNS

ADVERTISING / PRINT / WEB CONTENT

NO WORRIES - COME LIVE OUR PHILASOSPHY -

WESTFIELD Spring 2019 -The Revival is on

Revolver x Sibling
Anna Mannix and Leilani Croucher
Photographer: Wendell Teodoro

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Tourism Australia - PhilAUsophy

M&C Saatchi x The Artist Group
Photographer: Georges Antoni 

Drone pilot: Ken Butti

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Veuve Clicquot

Rose Together
Photographer: Esteban La Tessa
DOP: Ken Butti

 

Press

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Education & Licenses

Gear List

Freefly Alta 8 Heavy lift drone

Freefly Movi Pro gimbal

DJI Inspire 2 X7 kit

DJI Mavic 2

RED Dragon 6K Digital Cinema Camera

Teradek Bolt 500 2:1 Wireless Transmitter

Small HD 702

Ready Rig GSS pro

Licenses

  • AU / EU International drivers license

  • AU HR Heavy rigid HR truck license

  • AU R Rider motorcycle unrestricted

  • AU Boat driver license

  • CASA Helicopter PPL-H theory

  • CASA REPL remote pilots license (drone)

  • Working with Children White card

  • General Safety Induction Card - Construction


University of Technology Sydney UTS

UTS Graduate School of Business

Masters of Business

University of Technology Sydney UTS

Bachelor of Business

 

Let’s Connect

P.O Box 973 Double Bay 
NSW 1360 Australia

1300 MEDIAIDEM

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