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De'Niel P.

Cincinnati, OH, USA6 reviews

$750 - $1200 / Day

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Top Services

  • News Shooter / Video Journalist

    5 reviews
  • Documentary DP

    3 reviews
  • Drone Operator

    1 review



  • 4K video camera
  • Drone
  • 2K video camera


  • Wireless lavalier mic
  • Shotgun mic


  • Lighting kit
  • Dolly

About De'Niel

As a 2008, 2014, 2015, 2017, and 2019 Emmy Award Winner, a 17 time nominated Director, Cinematographer, and Post-Production Editor, De'Niel Phipps has made his mark in the film and television industry for the past 20 years. He was first introduced to the business at age 13, helping produce his church's weekly television program. Having this opportunity while young charted the path that allowed him to follow his dreams. Professionally, his rewarding film production credits include commercials for McDonalds, Nationwide Insurance, and Goodyear Tire, and such feature films as the Lions Gate production of "One For The Money," Paramount Pictures film, "Fun Size," and the independent film, "Tomorrow Your Gone," and "Bet On A Bad Horse." He has also helped produce television programming for MTV's reality show, "MADE," ESPN, NBC Universal, and a host of other media outlets. Adding to his credits is the short films, "Fin Del Ano,"which premiered at 168 International Film Festival, and Sundance. Born To dp Films which is his creative outlet has produced the short film,"Save Us,"and the long form documentary currently in production, "Something In The Water." He also produces music videos for national recording artists and various genres. His passion for the film and television industry has continued to drive him to new heights. He is always looking for a new challenge to create and market visually. He truly feels that through media you can reach, teach, entertain, and inspire people.

Top Projects

  • Oregonia, OH | 7/28/21: Seeking Two Commercial Shooters for Medical Facility Video

    • Documentary DP
    • News Shooter / Video Journalist
    • Drone Operator
    • Corporate Videographer

    Produced for Scorpion on Storyhunter

    August 2021

  • Matter of Fact with Soledad O'Brien

    • Documentary DP
    • News Shooter / Video Journalist
    • Creative Director

    Veteran journalist Soledad O'Brien, whose resume includes time at NBC and CNN, hosts this weekly newsmagazine that focuses on political and socioeconomic issues affecting America. "Matter of Fact" promises to provide balanced coverage of issues that will impact the future and discuss what's really going on in the country's political scene. The program includes interviews with decision makers and people who influence policy and can help institute changes. O'Brien says her goal with the show is "to expand the conversation around the issues that truly matter with those who are most directly able to impact our everyday lives."

  • Film on-the-street interviews in Henderson, KY

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

    Produced for More Perfect Union on Storyhunter

    October 2022

  • Diversifying The Craft Beer Industry

    • News Shooter / Video Journalist

    Diversifying The Craft Beer Industry Crafted Culture Brewing Company is the first Black-owned brewery in Central Ohio. Owner Anthony "Sizzle" Perry is on a mission to bring more diversity to the industry. (Source: Quicktake)

    Bloomberg QuickTake

    Produced for Bloomberg QuickTake on Storyhunter

    March 2021

  • VJ in Greenville Ohio for Quicktake shoot.

    • Documentary DP

    Black-Woman Founded Skate Brand Soars "When I first started skateboarding, I never thought that I would have a skateboarding company. I sell boards in China now." Latosha Stone is the first Black woman to start a skateboard and lifestyle brand. Now, Proper Gnar is on Beyonce's Directory of Black Owned Businesses (Source: Quicktake)

    Bloomberg QuickTake

    Produced for Bloomberg QuickTake on Storyhunter

    January 2021

All Services


  • Creative Director
  • Executive Producer
  • Production Company
  • Copywriter

Production Support

  • Non-Fiction Film Director
  • Gaffer
  • Grip
  • Commercial DP
  • Corporate Videographer
  • Documentary DP
  • Drone Operator
  • News Shooter / Video Journalist


  • Video Editor - Commercial
  • Video Editor - Documentary
  • Video Editor - News
  • Post-Production Manager

De'Niel's Clients

  • Miami Unversity
  • Hearst Television
  • Bloomberg QuickTake
  • Scorpion
  • Newsy
  • More Perfect Union

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