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Alexis D.

Santa Ana, CA, USA20 reviews

$500 - $3500 / Day

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Top Services

  • Documentary DP

    11 reviews
  • News Shooter / Video Journalist

    10 reviews
  • Corporate Videographer

    2 reviews



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


  • External recorder
  • Wireless lavalier mic
  • Shotgun mic


  • Lighting kit
  • Shoulder rig
  • Sliders

About Alexis

Alexis Duran is an award-winning filmmaker and educator. He earned a bachelor’s degree in Film+Digital Media from the University of California, Santa Cruz and an MFA in Film and TV Production at San Diego State University. Alexis has a background in TV news broadcasting where he's worked for NBC San Diego 7 as an operations technician. As a freelance filmmaker and the founder of Oxford and Claire Productions, he’s filmed and directed documentaries and episodic content for: Al Jazeera(AJ+), BBC Three, USA Today, Quicktake Bloomberg, Wall Street Journal, Barcroft Media, Business Insider, Facebook, OnlyGoodTV, Future, Truly, Voice of America(VOA), PBS and TED Talk. As a writer/director on short narrative films, his films have screened at numerous film festivals around the world. His 2018 film, Bye Luna, was selected at over twelve festivals, won two awards in the U.S., and was invited to screen at the Short Film Corner at the 2019 Cannes Film Festival. His current film, Forgetting Caroline, is in the festival circuit and was recently selected and screened at the San Diego International Film Festival and Austin Film Festival. Alexis is an adjunct professor in the Film, Television & Media Arts department at Southwestern College. • Covid-19 Compliance Officer Certificate

Top Projects

  • Looking for an experienced videojournalist to shoot interviews and B-roll in San Diego area

    • Documentary DP
    • News Shooter / Video Journalist
    • Field Producer

    Thousands of people are becoming US citizens at socially distanced, drive-thru naturalization ceremonies.

    Business Insider

    Produced for Business Insider on Storyhunter

    July 2020

  • DP/Shooter in San Diego area

    • Documentary DP
    • News Shooter / Video Journalist

    More than a third of US troops claim they’ve seen white supremacists in the military. Chuck Leek, a former neo-Nazi and US Navy airman, explains how he recruited other members into his hate group.

    Business Insider

    Produced for Business Insider on Storyhunter

    March 2021

  • Film interview in San Diego, CA

    • Documentary DP
    • News Shooter / Video Journalist
    More Perfect Union

    Produced for More Perfect Union on Storyhunter

    February 2022

  • Videographer needed for factory shoot-interviews and broll- LA area- July 26

    • News Shooter / Video Journalist

    Combat drones have broadcast a large portion of the Russian invasion of Ukraine. Drones that crash to the ground as bombs or launch missiles are becoming more and more autonomous. Is it better to have a person pull the trigger or is it OK to let computer algorithms choose between life and death?

    Business Insider

    Produced for Business Insider on Storyhunter

    August 2022

  • A Diary from the Frontline - Field Producer/Camera Operator

    • Documentary DP

    WATCH: San Diego doctor treats patients and tests a COVID-19 treatment | A Diary from the Frontline

    Green Bean Pictures

    Produced for Green Bean Pictures on Storyhunter

    May 2020

All Services


  • Creative Director
  • Fixer
  • Production Company

Production Support

  • Non-Fiction Film Director
  • HD Live Operator
  • Editorial Photographer / Photojournalist
  • Event Photographer
  • Landscape Photographer
  • Product Photographer
  • Field Producer
  • Production Assistant
  • Commercial DP
  • Corporate Videographer
  • Documentary DP
  • News Shooter / Video Journalist


  • Sound Mixer

Alexis' Clients

  • Green Bean Pictures
  • Business Insider
  • Bloomberg QuickTake
  • AJPlus
  • Gannett
  • Storyhunter Studios
  • More Perfect Union
  • VOA Office of Programming
  • NowThis
  • Qu
  • Greenlight Books LLC

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