About Us


    Todd has a background in roller coaster design/them park ride design with Universal Studios Creative, and Walt Disney Imagineering. Engineering, design, 3D Animation from concept to installation.


    You may have seen Todd in a commercial or print, Worldwide, for major named brands like Disney, CHASE, Guinness, Best Buy, APPLE, BOSE, NIKE Golf, Playstation, SAMSUNG, Lexus, Amazon, Coca-Cola, LG, DirectTV, Wii, and many more.


    Todd's experience in front of the camera working on many different sets around the world, combined with theme park ride storytelling, is the perfect ingredients to capture the underwater world.

  • Hollywood Experience

    TV, Film, Commercials all start with a storyboard and a vision. The techniques of shooting a story translates easily to the underwater world.

  • Underwater Video Awards

    Todd has several viral videos, Film Festival Awards, 5x winner of the Southern California Underwater Shootout. He also has millions of views on social media, and placed 4TH in the World Shootout.

  • Hollywood To Underwater

    The same thought process on how to capture a shot in Hollywood can be brought underwater. Todd teaches these Hollywood types of shots to divers so that they can capture and share the underwater world.

Todd Kortte BIO

Todd Kortte is an Actor and Producer in Los Angeles, California.  Todd has acted in over 150 commercials, including big brand names like APPLE, BOSE, Samsung, SONOS, Disney Weddings, Disney Aulani Resort, Disney Cruise-lines, Guinness, Lexus, HP, INTEL, FORD, Best Buy, CHASE, Coca-Cola, Disney EPCOT, Amazon, Hotwire.com, LG, Jersey Mike's, American Airlines, Honda, Bank Of America, DirectTV, Nikon, Buick, United Airlines and many more. 

Todd also has a background in roller coaster design / theme park ride design with Universal Studios Creative and Walt Disney Imagineering.

Todd combined his storytelling theme park background with his Hollywood acting experience and brought experience to the underwater world.

Todd placed 4th in the World Shootout in Germany in 2018. He is the only American to make the Top 5 Finalists in the video category. He is a 5-Time winner of the Southern California Underwater Shootout Competition. He has achieved several Film Festival Awards, over 10 million minutes of online stream time, and has several licensed viral videos. All achieved with a GoPro.

Todd has owned and used a GoPro HERO3, HERO4, HERO5, HERO6, HERO7, HERO9, HERO10, and the HERO11 cameras. He teaches Underwater video classes and leads video workshops in remote diving destinations around the World.

See Todd's underwater videos here.

See what type of shots have been taken with the GoPro QR codes at Todd's Oceans Unknown Instagram page at the button below.

Oceans Unknown Instagram