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Our Company

Kino Cinematics is the national leader in drone services for real estate.  Our mission is to provide Real Estate brokers and agents with premium 4K drone aerial videography and Hi-Resolution aerial photography to empower them with the “WOW” factor in promoting their sales.

We accomplish this by holding our world class drone pilots to a higher standard of professionalism and behavior in three key focuses: Duty to Our Clients and Customers, Duty to the Public and Public Safety, and Duty to other Pilots.

Drones are not only changing the world, but they are also changing the way we see the world.  The impact that drones have had in our society and in business is growing by leaps and bounds.  With all these changes it is important that we ensure that safety and respect reflect in every single one of our actions.  

Kino Cinematics is adding pilots across the nation that meet out criteria.  Our Executive team is constantly looking for better and safer ways to meet our clients' needs.  Find one of our pilots below in your area that will meet your professional drone pilot needs, or CONTACT US directly so that we can assist further.

Meet The Team

Matthew 

Co-Founder

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Joshua

Co-Founder

CEO

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Dana Norman

Lead Drone Pilot - FL

FAA Certified

Dana has worked in the movie and advertising industry for many years behind the camera lens as a director and actress and has a natural talent for producing videos and photographs that captivates the viewer's eye and interest.  Her experience in the movie business, with movie production, websites, videography and photography, combined with her years of drone piloting skills, allows her to produce premiere drone aerial videography and aerial photography for real estate.

William Harrell

Lead Drone Pilot - GA

FAA Certified

William is an avid professional drone pilot and photographer/ videographer. His extensive 25 years of experience in both residential construction and remodeling, added to his eye for capturing beautiful photographic stills and videos, allows him to produce incredible shots.  Being an outdoorsman and from Richmond Hill, GA, he is very familiar with the beautiful Georgia coast and he often finds himself honing his skills with his drone in remote locations. 

Brian Hensien

Lead Drone Pilot - MN

FAA Certified

Brian Hensien is a world class cinematographer with experience in television and in expeditions in Chile, Peru, Australia, Mexico, Canada and the western United States. He started his professional drone pilot career filming the Western Rockies' landscape and dramatic terrain to produce stunning aerial media. He has a BA degree in Telecom with a focus on Broadcast Production. His love for the outdoors allows him to travel to remote wilderness areas to capture breathtaking incredible aerial footage wherever he goes.

Ryan Dunwoody

Lead Drone Pilot - OH

FAA Certified

Ryan Dunwoody is an avid drone videographer and photographer from the Appalachian southeast Ohio.  His passion as a professional drone pilot shows in his keen attention to detail utilizing the latest Adobe software platforms.  His work has been featured in newspapers and local news stations.  He will use his drone aerial cinematography and photography skills to bring new life and new perspective to your existing needs.

Joseph Rista

Lead Drone Pilot - CA

FAA Certified

Joseph Rista is a seasoned 15 years sales veteran raised in Westlake Village, California. He graduated from Pepperdine University with a BA in Television Production. While there, he did a 6-week tour in Europe, and produced a 30-minute documentary / marketing video for Pepperdine’s international studies program.  It won him “Best Documentary,” at their annual Pepperdine Student Film Festival.  His passion for perfection shows in his quality work.

Johna Rista

Visual Observer - CA

Photographer/Videographer

Joseph Rista is a seasoned 15 years sales veteran raised in Westlake Village, California. He graduated from Pepperdine University with a BA in Television Production. While there, he did a 6-week tour in Europe, and produced a 30-minute documentary / marketing video for Pepperdine’s international studies program.  It won him “Best Documentary,” at their annual Pepperdine Student Film Festival.  His passion for perfection shows in his quality work.

Dan MacDonald

Lead Drone Pilot - ND

FAA Certified

Dan MacDonald is a professional drone videographer and photographer who obtained his bachelor’s degree in Graphic Communications, with an emphasis on Multimedia Development.  He became one of the first to get his FAA part 107 Certified in September 2016. His passion for drone photography and videography, shows in the high-quality work he produces for real estate.

Mykle Williams

Lead Drone Pilot - NM

FAA Certified

Mykle has been a remote pilot for over five years with an emphasis on cinematics.  He works closely with individual clients, as well as with large movie crews, to capture quality photographs and exciting videos.  Care and pride for his product, as well as respect towards clients and customers, is a goal that he brings to every job sight, big or small.  His drive to be Part 107 certified early on, has insured that every job is top notch while adhering to regulations.

Matthew Zorn

Lead Drone Pilot - NM

FAA Certified

Matthew is a professional drone photographer and videographer. Specializing in real estate and sporting events, he works closely with each of his clients to make sure that their project comes to life from an aerial perspective. Originally from the northeast, Matthew has been a resident of the southwest for the last 25 years.

Dwayne Stephenson

Lead Drone Pilot - NJ

FAA Certified

Dwayne is a FAA part 107 certified pilot since 2016 who honed his skills in videography, photography and editing as he drove across the country.  He  has taken his drone to every imaginable spot, capturing the beauty of cityscapes, farmland and forests.

With a love for making homes, landscapes and surroundings neighborhoods dramatically tell their stories through the lens of the drone.  He takes pride in communicating effectively with each client to develop and bring to life their unique needs.

When he’s not taking aerial footage professionally, he delights in simply going to the park and flying the drone with his four children

Toland Petraitis

Lead Drone Pilot - VA

FAA Certified

Toland has been in aviation for over 25 years starting in the Air Force flying C-5 and T-34 airplanes to currently as a captain for a major airline.  His interest in drones began when he purchased one as a present for his son, Antanas.  The last two years, this father and son duo started their own professional drone aerial photography before joining our team.  His knowledge of air space helps ensure safety before each flight.

Antanas Petraitis

Lead Drone Pilot - VA

FAA Certified

Antanas is part of the father and son dynamic duo that started their own professional drone aerial photography business before joining us.  He fell in love with drones at first sight and was so motivated that got his FAA Part 107 certification when he was just sixteen years old.   He has been flying professionally for the past two with a DJI Phantom 2 and hasn’t stopped.

Phil Work

Lead Drone Pilot - NC

FAA Certified

Phil is a native of Illinois and has been flying since 1971.  He flew 22 years for the US Navy, primarily as an attack pilot, and completed his Navy career in Memphis, TN.  He later worked as a pilot for FedEx and spent 20 years flying for this premier air cargo airline to destinations worldwide.  His vast knowledge of airspace is invaluable to his fellow teammates.  In Dec 2016, he and his wife Jane, of 37 years, retired to coastal North Carolina where he still flies a vintage Cessna Cardinal for business and pleasure.

Chris Maklary

Lead Drone Pilot - AL

FAA Certified

Chris is FAA Part 107 Certified and located in North Alabama. Chris worked as a law enforcement officer in the States of Louisiana and Alabama for a combined 20 years where he received training and experience as a videographer and photographer. He is currently providing aerial photographs and video for the real estate and roofing industry, but his skills and knowledge go beyond into other areas.

Milton Levin

Lead Drone Pilot - CT

FAA Certified

Milton resides in the Hartford, Connecticut, area. He has been flying drones since 2015 and got his FAA Part 107 in 2016. His vast knowledge of DJI drones, including the Phantom, Mavic, and Spark, allows him to produce awe-inspiring aerial drone photography and videography to showcase every property. When not flying, he works as a wildlife biologist at UCONN. His drone aerial videography and photography passion stems from him producing field documentaries related to his scientific research, and his short videos highlighting local community activities.

Travis McGee

Lead Drone Pilot - TX

FAA Certified

Travis was born and raised in Angleton, TX.  He has always been interested in electronics and aviation since a young age.  His experience spans from multi-rotors and fixed wing mapping UAS.  He has done drone aerial videography for real estate to help with their marketing videos as well as  business promotional shoots and various other areas that call for his great skills and talent as a professional drone pilot.

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Liset Santos

Visual Observer - IN

Photographer/Videographer

Liset is a Chicago-native residing in Bloomington, Indiana, with her husband Michael. After graduating from Indiana University, she sought to work in a field that she loved the most- creating art through video and photography. Although Liset has been taking pictures since the film days, she has been taking photo and video professionally for 2 years. With great attention to detail, she will deliver the best photos she can with either a drone or a regular camera.

Michael Grubb

Lead Drone Pilot - IN

FAA Certified

Michael is FAA part 107 certified, and experienced in professional, commercial flights.  He has provided reputable businesses their commercials, trailers, flyers, and professional drone photography for their websites, email marketing, and other sales applications. As a career, he chose his first love and passion to build upon and to excel.  Photography, videography, and drone piloting are the only fields where Michael chooses to continue to thrive with his wife Liset.

Nicolas Nicoll

Lead Drone Pilot - TX, MA

FAA Certified

Nicolas has been behind the camera and in the air for the past 17+ years with the U.S. Coast Guard. He’s been patrolling for dangerous conditions and hazards, as well as Search and Rescue throughout the U.S. and Caribbean with his work has been featured on many local and national broadcasts. He has a degree from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and has been shooting drone footage and editing for special city events, real estate, 3D modeling for the oil industry, and windmill inspections.

Gabriel Cruz

Lead Drone Pilot - DE / MD

FAA Certified

The world of technology was something Gabriel was born into for a majority of his career. As a graduate student from Drone Workforce Solutions' first class in Delaware, he is proud to be in the forefront of commercial drone technology.  From building drones, to taking captivating pictures and videos, he enjoys being of service to his clients in Delaware and Maryland's ever-expanding areas of opportunities to bring them convenience and peace of mind.

Sean Gill

Lead Drone Pilot - OR

FAA Certified

Sean is a Wisconsin native now living in Oregon’s Willamette Valley area. He started his career in music and audio production in 1999. Since then he has added graphic design, illustration, and photography skills to his professional talents.  He became FAA Part 107 certified in early 2017 and began doing drone aerial videography and photography immediately afterwards. Sean is an avid traveler who is always looking for the next great shot in landscape, nature, and real estate.

Clay Partick

Lead Drone Pilot - MS

FAA Certified

Clay is originally from Meridian, MS, and currently lives in Oxford, MS. He got his FAA Part 107 certification in May 2017. He loves taking his drone, whenever he travels, in order to capture amazing drone videography and photography.  He most recently did so in the Turks and Caicos Islands. He has been flying drones for nearly 3 years and has done it commercially for almost a year.  He enjoys the new perspective that drones provide and his professionalism shows in his quality work for his clients.

Christopher DeMuro

Lead Drone Pilot - PA

FAA Certified

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