Ellie McCutcheon

Ellie McCutcheon


Ellie is a Part 107-certified drone pilot specializing in aerial storytelling techniques. In this capacity, she has flown for Netflix, The Washington Post, NPR, KQED Arts, Blue Shield of California, and a former White House calligrapher, among others. Before becoming a full-time drone pilot, she worked as an Associate Producer at Serendipity Films in San Francisco and as a freelance documentary cinematographer around the Bay Area.

Beyond the film world, she hosts events as a brand ambassador with Women Who Drone, flies real estate, uses drones for electrical transmission line inspections across California, and makes maps and 3D models using the same UAVs we use for filmmaking.


Sec. Title Time Location
004 J219 MINI: Aerial Videography – Oct 28th – Nov 18th
Fall 2021
Th 1:00 - 2:30pm