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Steve R.

Springfield, MO, USA

$600 - $1200 / Day

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About Steve

3 time Emmy-award winning cinematographer with over 30 years experience in documentary story telling, live events, advertising and news. Starting at KYTV, Springfield, MO.....the no 1 NBC affiliate in the country.... and moving on to photo journalist around the world and his own production company.... Gifted at bringing stories to life through cinemantography. Rippe Video Production is a small production company with big production experience. Based in the midwest, but having no boundaries he has the eye, the experience, the professionalism and the state of the art equipment for any project. Visit us @

Top Services

  • Documentary DP

  • Video Editor - News

  • Commercial DP

Top Projects

  • Tabitha's Story

    • Documentary DP
    • Video Editor - News

    Story of a single mother of three and how Help Give Hope helped her in ways that allowed her to take care of her two sons and a very sick little girl.

  • Birthday for Jameson on Vimeo

    • Documentary DP
    • Video Editor - News

    Story of a five year old's birthday.....

  • Nick Sibley Music Man on Vimeo

    • Documentary DP
    • Video Editor - News

    The "Jingle Man" story

  • "Beautiful Villa" Bolivar MO. on Vimeo

    • Documentary DP
    • Video Editor - News

    One Million plus property for sale.

  • "National Cemetary" Springfield MO on Vimeo

    • Documentary DP

    Aerial view of the historic Springfield National Cemetery established in 1865 after the civil war.



  • Full HD video camera
  • Multiple cameras
  • DSLR or equivalent
  • GoPro or equivalent
  • Drone


  • Wireless lavalier mic
  • Shotgun mic


  • Lighting kit
  • Stabilizer
  • Shoulder rig
  • Sliders

All Services


  • Fixer

Production Support

  • Editorial Photographer / Photojournalist
  • Commercial DP
  • Documentary DP
  • News Shooter / Video Journalist


  • Sound Mixer
  • Video Editor - Commercial
  • Video Editor - Documentary
  • Video Editor - News

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