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Jeff S.

New York, NY, USA6 reviews

$500 - $1200 / Day

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Top Services

  • Documentary DP

    4 reviews
  • News Shooter / Video Journalist

    4 reviews
  • Commercial DP

    1 review



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


  • External recorder
  • Wireless lavalier mic
  • Shotgun mic


  • Lighting kit
  • Shoulder rig
  • Sliders

About Jeff

Jeff Springer is an Emmy nominated documentary filmmaker and freelance cinematographer who has worked with PBS, NBC, Discovery, Paramount+, Sony Pictures, Lucasfilm, Channel 5 (UK), Arte (France), ZDF (Germany), and DR2 (Denmark), as well as brands such as Google, Amazon, Nike, and Microsoft. His first feature documentary went to over 200 film festivals and won 37 awards for Best Documentary. As a cinematographer he has shot numerous television documentaries, using his strong background in editing to not just create beautiful images, but to also build compelling visual stories. His latest feature documentary Rodents of Unusual Size, about giant swamp rats invading coastal Louisiana, was funded by ITVS, was broadcast nationally through Independent Lens on PBS, is rated 98% on Rotten Tomatoes, and was featured as an answer on Jeopardy. He grew up in Hawaii and has lived in Afghanistan, Russia, London, Berlin, Los Angeles, San Francisco, and is now based in New York.

Top Projects

  • [Urgent] Videographer for a sit-down interview in San Francisco, CA on Tuesday 9/4

    • Documentary DP
    • News Shooter / Video Journalist
    • Commercial DP

    Produced for NBCUniversal on Storyhunter

    September 2018

  • Shoot at Ravenswood Power Plant for Cheddar Doc

    • Documentary DP
    • News Shooter / Video Journalist

    Produced for Cheddar on Storyhunter

    October 2021

  • Shoot at Solar roof installation for Cheddar News doc

    • Documentary DP
    • News Shooter / Video Journalist

    Produced for Cheddar on Storyhunter

    September 2021

  • Cinematography Reel

    • Documentary DP

    Samples of verite/B-Roll footage

  • Interview Reel

    • Documentary DP

    Samples of interviews I have photographed over the years.

All Services


  • Production Company

Production Support

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


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

Jeff's Clients

  • Tilapia Film LLC
  • KCET
  • Slanted Light
  • Mother Jones
  • NBCUniversal
  • ITVS
  • Seeker
  • Kiss Production ApS
  • Cheddar
  • Newsy

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