Kiwi Aerial Shots

ABOUT KIWI

Cinematographers of the air

ABOUT KIWI AERIAL SHOTS

Dutch specialists with a passion for aerial cinematography

Kiwi Aerial Shots, a Dutch drone company that was founded over nine years ago by Kim Hoogervorst and Willem de Groot, therefore our name Ki-Wi! The foundation of it all was the fascination and technical challenge to build stabilized flying cameras in a time that drones didn’t exist. Because of these early insights, we are now a true specialist and market leader when it comes to professionals aerial cinematography as we still work from our passion for beautiful images and awesome technics. Herefore our mission statement is:

"Realising your unrestricted aerial cinematography requests!"

Kim Hoogervorst

Founder & RPA-L piloot
Kim is the founder of Kiwi Aerial Shots and the driving force behind the company. He has flown in the most extreme conditions and has a unique view on how to get the best shot. kim@kiwi-aerialshots.nl

Tom van Oijen

Operator and producer
Tom is a camera operator and all-round project manager of Kiwi. Always looking for new challenging assignments and managing the company so we can keep on pushing! tom@kiwi-aerialshots.nl

Thomas te Braake

RPA-L pilot
Thomas is one of our certified pilots with years of experience in both the film industry as well as industrial inspections. thomas@kiwi-aerialshots.nl

Storm van Eersel

Camera & Electrotechnics
Started as an intern 3 years ago and is now working as an operator and electrotechnical specialist.

Tomas van Harten

Camera operator & Editor
Tomas is a camera operator with lots's of experience using high-end camera equipment. He also is a specialist in color grading and editing.

Stefan Jansen

Drone pilot and Camera operator
A great all-round camera operator and has experience with almost every drone out there.

Thomas de Koster

FPV Drone piloot
Internationally known as Thomas FPV, the award-winning Nr 1 FPV drone pilot of the Netherlands 2019!

Lodwijk van Olffen

Post-production and animation
Lodewijk is a master in Adobe after effects and adding extra information through animations in our videos.

Fully ROC Certified

RPA-L and ROC-Light certified pilots

Kiwi is a professional company that has it’s own ROC drone company certification (101/2019 v1). In short this means we can fly our drones in parts of the airspace where others are not allowed to fly. Herefore, we can get all the possible exemptions in the Netherlands. This means we can get permission to fly our drones in Amsterdam, in Rotterdam and for example near actors, buildings and above roads.

Globally active

SMALL TEAM OF SPECIALISTS

In the last decade, Kiwi grew slowly and to be honest, we would like to keep it this way. We love to work from a small professional team that cooperates smoothly in every decision and challenge. Professional pilots, technical custom rig builders and true wizards of the post-production. We only work with the best so we can always go for maximum results!

ROC certified

Kiwi Aerial Shots is a completely certified company. We have all the needed paperworks to get exemptions other drone companies won't get!

9 years of exprience

We where flying drones before the word drone even existed! because of this we have the technical knowledge and set experience you can expect from a professional drone company.

We love big productions

We can make shots happen that weren't possible before! Here we fly with a custom build, 22K helicopter rig, only 20 meters above the water in Rotterdam!

Certified pilots

At Kiwi we only work with certified drone pilots up to the highest level, RPA-L drone pilots.

CUSTOM IS KING

We are constantly working on a custom project in our workshop in Amsterdam. Let us know if you have a unique groundbreaking project in mind that will push the limits!

Pre-production

We know how important it is to set up a proper pre-production. We have the knowledge and paperwork to get all the needed exemptions and realise your perfect shot!

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