Willis Abuto


Sound recordist

Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya

  • English,
  • Swahili


About me

I am a Location Sound Recordist with 9 years experience working on Documentaries, Natural History, Corporate, Commercials and Drama. I am based in Nairobi, Kenya and able to travel anywhere in Africa. I have filmed in Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda, Congo and Ethiopia. In Kenya, I have filmed extensively in Kibera Slum (largest slum in urban Africa) as well as Mathare & Dandora Slums. I hold a Kenyan Passport and have updated immunizations for foreign travel.

Website: https://vimeo.com/willisabuto

Outstanding project


  • Sound recordist


  • logic-pro-x


  • Sound Devices 664
  • SQN 4S Series IVe Mixer
  • Sennheiser MKH 8060
  • Sennheiser MKE 2 Lavalier
  • GITZO Boom Pole
  • Rycote 18cm Windshield
  • Versa Flex Body Harness
  • NP - Style Rechargeable Batteries
  • Assorted Cables

More work locations

  • Dar es Salaam, Kinondoni, Tanzania