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Camilo S.

Houston, TX, USA

$150 - $900 / Day

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About Camilo

Camilo Hannibal Smith is a filmmaker, journalist and documentary photographer based in Houston, Texas. He's worked as a copy editor at the Los Angeles Times, and later started covering local news and culture for Houston Press, Houston Chronicle and various online publications including Rolling Stone. He's a graduate of Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism's digital media program. He created the documentary film “Raza Rap Project” in the fall of 2018. His past work has involved field producing news videos in New Jersey, New York, Mexico and Venezuela. He got his start behind the camera working on the independent film "Moe". Camilo’s work is focused on storytelling that lies at the intersections of history, identity, culture, and justice. He’s created video content and written about hip-hop in Venezuela and Mexico, where he presented a multimedia project at Postopolis! (2010) about Mexico City’s underground rap scene. He directed and produced the short news doc “Petare: a little hope for the most dangerous slum in the world,” about a Christian rapper in Caracas in 2014.

Top Services

  • News Shooter / Video Journalist

  • Editorial Photographer / Photojournalist

  • Event Photographer

Top Projects

  • Photography of lucha libre

    • Editorial Photographer / Photojournalist
    • Event Photographer

    Art focused installation including documentary style photography

  • Camera and sound

    • News Shooter / Video Journalist

    I handled camera and sound for segments of this award winning doc.

  • Producer/Camera

    • News Shooter / Video Journalist

    Conceived, produced and worked as videographer on this short doc for China central television, based in Venezuela.

  • Ramadan and Muslim Community in Houston

    • Reporter / Journalist

    An enterprise article about social media influencer that also talks about how Muslim break their Ramadan fast.

  • Black Skateboarder Culture in Houston

    • Reporter / Journalist

    An enterprise culture story centered around skateboarder culture.



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


  • External recorder
  • Wireless lavalier mic
  • Shotgun mic


  • Stabilizer

All Services


  • Fixer
  • Content Strategist
  • Social Media Producer
  • Copy Editor
  • Copywriter

Production Support

  • Non-Fiction Film Director
  • Editorial Photographer / Photojournalist
  • Event Photographer
  • Field Producer
  • TV News Producer
  • Production Assistant
  • Digital Content Creator
  • Audio Storyteller
  • On-Air Reporter / Host
  • News Shooter / Video Journalist
  • Reporter / Journalist


  • Transcriber

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