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Drone Pilot Final

I am Nick PETTE, Owner and main Drone Pilot at ‘Drone Under’. We are accredited by the Australian civil aviation  (CASA – UOC ref.1-13F211-02) and our goal is to produce the perfect Aerial footage for you.


We fly high end drones and cameras to produce the aerial footage you need. Love our work? Simply browse our online shop and choose the footage you need.


We are a currently based in Wellington New Zealand and can operate anywhere in the world. Contact us to help you realize your projects!

    Zealandia November 2020

    We are so proud we had the opportunity to do aerial shots for the short film: Zealandia. It is currently displayed and awarded in many film festivals around the world. Don't miss the opportunity to watch it if you can!...

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    Maunga (Mountain) January 2020

    Last year, we had the immense privilege to work with some of the most talented crews from the film industry here in New Zealand. We were producing aerial shots for the short film ‘Maunga’ (mountain) currently being screened in film festivals around the world. https://www.craftincfilms.com/maunga Here are some 'on set' moments captured by the talented photograph Stephen A’Court. https://photoboy.photoshelter.com/index/G0000Fv6HzUGhhVk...

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    What’s your name? November 2018

    There is magic in life, not only in the movies. This, is a true story of true people, This, we hope will inspire you and touch your heart as it did for us....

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    Drone Under Teaser. September 2018

    Dear friends, we are currently working on a number of amazing projects to be released this year and early 2019. 2018 is an amazing year and brought so many opportunities to Drone-under so far: we can't wait to share all this with you. While we are finishing preparation of future publications and announcements, you can enjoy these 30 seconds of aerial images we put together... just for fun!...

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    New 3D mapping/modeling services

    As 2018 is starting and already comes with many promises, we are very excited to announce availability of our new services of 3D mapping/modelling. Advertising, architecture, real estate, there is no more limit to your imagination as we digitize your dream location. Please ask us for more details!...

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    Filmconvert DJI X5R Profile

    Are you a filmconvert user? Are you using an X5R camera on your inspire? Well if the answer is yes to these 2 questions, let us bring you the good news: The filmconvert X5R profile is now out, and we took part in that process!...

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    Drone Film Festival Australia New Zealand 2017

    This year again we are honored to be part of the jury for the 2nd edition of the Drone Film Festival ANZ! Touring in major cities in Australia and New Zealand, check the screening dates and don't miss out! ...

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    Moment of Grace. August 2017

    We had that very unique feeling of not being on earth. The light was supernatural and for an instant, we were suspended in time and universe, like in a dream you wake up with a very strange feeling. It was kind of a 'Moment of grace'....

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    New Zealand Headquarters

    Dear Customers, We are delighted to announce that we have now relocated our head quarters to Wellington New Zealand. We are really excited with all the opportunities that are coming along with this relocation. Of course, we will continue to operate worldwide so please get in touch and let us know about your projects wherever you are. Meanwhile, stay tuned as many more amazing footage are on the way and will be shared with you in the coming month. We look forward to hearing from you! The drone-under team....

    Australia and New Zealand Drone Film Festival

    We are proud to announce our participation to the jury for the 2016 edition of the Australia and New Zealand Drone Film Festival. First screening will happen in Melbourne on Thursday the 3rd of November at ACMI, Cinema 1. We have a few giveaway tickets for this amazing and unique show, please register your interest with us for your free pass! http://www.dffanz.com....

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    Demo Reel. October 2016

    End of year is approaching and we can't believe all we have achieved so far! Here are a few shots that we were lucky enough to capture over the last few month. Thank you to all of our customers for their continuous support! Stay tuned for always more to come! ...

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    They trusted us!

    We are proud to announce that we now count the Royal Automobile Club of Victoria (RACV) as one of our prestigious customers. We realized extensive drone operations for them in May this year and they are now starting to use the materials we have produced on their various medias. "Drone-under went over and above our expectations and delivered fantastic footage. Working with Drone-under was fun and we definitely got great value for money." If RACV trusted us for their aerial footage, why wouldn't you? Contact us and tell us about your projects! Nic PETTE Director at Drone Under....

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    DJI X5R 4K First shots by Drone-Under. April 2016

    This footage is our first try of the X5R camera by DJI. We are really impressed by the quality of the 4k footage we could get out of it. It seems like once again DJI delivered to expectations. Some shots aren't perfect but we were short of required ND filters during the shooting. If you want to have a closer/detailed look at the video, you can download it from vimeo. It's been filmed and recorded in RAW, then edited, graded, and compressed in H.264 120Mb/s. Please feel free to ask any question you may have on that amazing aircraft and camera. The Drone Under team....

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    New Aircraft for Drone Under

    Here is the new addition to our Fleet. Please welcome the absolutely amazing DJI Inspire 1 X5R. After our first test flights, we are absolutely blown away! Capturing high end RAW/lossless 4K footage has never been so easy! A Game changer!...

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    “Mont Ventoux”, Selection of the US Drone Film Festival.

    We are proud to announce that our short film "Mont Ventoux" has officially been chosen for the selection of the "US Drone Film Festival". Please like, share and spread the word! If you live in the US, our film will be displayed at the festival in Oklahoma city on the 30th of April 2016. Thank you all for your support!...

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    Paradise Cove, A tribute to Fijian victims of the ‘Winston’ Cyclone.

    In February 2016, our Friends from Fiji faced a massive Cyclone named 'Winston'. We decided to pay a tribute to all our Fijian friends and wish them a quick recovery. Fiji is an amazing place on earth, please visit and support them!...