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Michael D.

Freetown, Sierra Leone4 reviews

$500 - $1500 / Day

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Top Services

  • Documentary DP

    2 reviews
  • Fixer

    1 review
  • News Shooter / Video Journalist

    1 review



  • 4K video camera
  • Full HD video camera
  • DSLR or equivalent
  • GoPro or equivalent
  • 2K video camera


  • External recorder
  • Wireless lavalier mic
  • Shotgun mic


  • Lighting kit
  • Sliders

About Michael

I am an Australian photographer and film maker currently based in Sierra Leone. I have worked in more than 20 countries around the world for broadcasters and organisations such as Nat Geo, AJE, PBS, The Guardian UK, The Telegraph, ESPN, Nike, The United Nations, and many others. I am also part of and are capable of full service HD and 4k video production. Available for projects anywhere in the world.

Top Projects

  • I Survived Ebola

    • Fixer
    • Documentary DP
    • Translator
    • Video Editor - News
    • News Shooter / Video Journalist

    Alhassan Kemokwai was one of the first Ebola survivors to walk out of Kenema Government Hospital during the peak of the outbreak. We met Alhassan and followed his story. Story was acquired by The Guardian UK

  • UNICEF - End Violence

    • Fixer
    • Documentary DP
    • Sound Mixer
    • Video Editor - News

    Children in Sierra Leone demand the implementation of their right to be protected from any form of violence and abuse. As part of the #EndViolence campaign this PSA was produced in Sierra Leone with UNICEF, Sierra Leone.

  • An Extraordinary Journey

    • Documentary DP
    • Video Editor - News

    The Nature Conservancy commissioned our team to make a short video about where they work in China. I was part of a two-person crew (plus fixers) that produced and shot this piece. I also did all the editing, graphics, and colour grading.

  • ITN Alternative Christmas Message with Will Pooley

    • Documentary DP

    Will Pooley, the first British citizen to contract and recover from the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, delivers the 2014 Alternative Christmas Message for ITN. The message was broadcast across the UK on Christmas day and subsequently online.

  • African Voice: Madam Wokie (Sierra Leone)

    • Documentary DP

    Produced for CNN Vision on Storyhunter

    June 2017

All Services


  • Fixer

Production Support

  • Editorial Photographer / Photojournalist
  • On-Air Reporter / Host
  • Commercial DP
  • Documentary DP
  • News Shooter / Video Journalist


  • Video Editor - Commercial
  • Video Editor - Documentary
  • Video Editor - News

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