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Francis T.

Dakar, Senegal7 reviews

$200 - $1000 / Day

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Top Services

  • Documentary DP

    3 reviews
  • News Shooter / Video Journalist

    3 reviews
  • Field Producer

    2 reviews

Equipment

Video

  • 4K video camera
  • Multiple cameras
  • GoPro or equivalent
  • Full HD video camera
  • DSLR or equivalent

Audio

  • Shotgun mic
  • Wireless lavalier mic

Miscellaneous

  • Lighting kit

About Francis

I've filmed in 123 countries. From 2013-2018, I traveled to all 54 African countries. I directed/produced the 45-min pilot documentary episode of the "The Unseen Africa" TV show. I've created many trailers and company profiles on my YouTube channel (https://youtube.com/ftapon) which has one million views. *****MY GEAR***** MAIN CAMERA: Sony a7S III LENSES: Sony FE 20mm f/1.8 G Lens and Sigma 24-70mm f/2.8 DG DN Art Lens. MICS: Wireless lav mics, wired lavs, and a Rode NTG-3 shotgun mic. LIGHTS: Several portable battery-powered professional lights that offer different color temperatures. SLIDER: Portable manual slider. B-CAMERA: I have a smartphone that shoots surprisingly good 4K video. TRAVEL: I have 3 passports, so I can go anywhere. CONCLUSION: If you're looking for a flexible filmmaker, contact me.

Top Projects

  • What If Earth Orbited Jupiter?

    • Documentary DP
    • On-Air Reporter / Host
    • News Shooter / Video Journalist
    • Field Producer
    • TV News Producer
    • Sound Designer
    • Non-Fiction Film Director

    Produced for Underknown on Storyhunter

    January 2020

  • Trinity Alps

    • Documentary DP
    • News Shooter / Video Journalist
    • Creative Director
    • Production Company
    • Video Editor - Documentary
    • Audio Storyteller
    • Non-Fiction Film Director

    4-min video to test out my new Sony a7S III and 20 mm Sony lens set at 1.8.

  • [Urgent] Need Videographer for Brand Marketing Summit in Burlingame

    • Documentary DP
    • Commercial DP
    • Field Producer
    • Event Photographer

    Produced for Storyhunter Stories on Storyhunter

    June 2019

  • Customer Testimonial Video

    • Documentary DP
    • Production Company

    I filmed, directed, and edited this testimonial. I provided the lighting, mics, and cameras. I did five cuts for the customer, who gave me 5 stars. They placed the video at the top of their home page (multidots.com).

    Produced for Multidots on Storyhunter

    November 2019

  • How I Accidentally Became a World-Class Explorer

    • Documentary DP

    I starred and filmed this video, which got 200k views on FB + IG. I collaborated with Scenes Media to do the editing.

All Services

Pre-Production

  • Creative Director
  • Production Company
  • Copy Editor
  • Copywriter

Production Support

  • Non-Fiction Film Director
  • Editorial Photographer / Photojournalist
  • Landscape Photographer
  • Field Producer
  • TV News Producer
  • Audio Storyteller
  • On-Air Reporter / Host
  • Commercial DP
  • Corporate Videographer
  • Documentary DP
  • News Shooter / Video Journalist
  • Reporter / Journalist

Post-Production

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

Francis' Clients

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