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Darby D.

Houston, TX, USA

9 reviews

$1500 - $2500 / Day

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About Darby

Darby Duffin is an award-winning documentary filmmaker, producer of branded content and video journalist. Darby brings a background in motion picture production and development in Los Angeles and work with the media in both government and corporate roles. Today, Duffin’s company On a Mission Media produces original feature documentaries, short films for global brands and mini-docs for media outlets.

Top Reviews

  • March 2021

    Darby took the time to learn our style and produced a video that was exactly what we were looking for. He shoots beautifully.

    - Kristy from Scripps News

  • February 2021

    Darby sent us some beautifully shot footage, amid difficult circumstances and with very little notice.

    - Kristy from Scripps News

Top Services

  • News Shooter / Video Journalist

    7 reviews
  • Documentary DP

    3 reviews
  • Non-Fiction Film Director

Top Projects

  • Seeking documentary styled shooter for CNBC's "On The Job" series

    • Documentary DP
    • News Shooter / Video Journalist

    Richard Armendariz, 30, is a plumber for Bluefrog Plumbing + Drain in San Antonio, Texas. He's expecting to make between $105,000-$125,000 this year, including overtime. The father of two previously worked as a pool cleaner making $12/hour, or roughly $25,000 a year with no overtime.

    Produced for CNBC Digital Video on Storyhunter

    June 2021


    • Documentary DP
    • Drone Operator
    • Non-Fiction Film Director
    • Video Editor - Documentary

    Teaser for the forthcoming documentary feature film.

  • Texas reopens package

    • News Shooter / Video Journalist

    On the first day Texas ended its mask mandate and allowed business to 100 percent reopen, Newsy headed to Sugar Land to get reaction.

    Produced for Scripps News on Storyhunter

    March 2021

  • Katy, Texas Interview and Broll - Magazine Show

    • News Shooter / Video Journalist

    Detectives and relatives of Evelyn Colón came together to solve the case of the disappearance of the teenager after 45 years.

    Produced for TelevisaUnivision on Storyhunter

    May 2021

  • Orgain: Brand Influencer (2021)

    • Non-Fiction Film Director
    • Commercial DP
    • Production Company
    • Video Editor - Commercial

    A docu-style authentic story of inspirational social media influencer Valentine Thomas - a professional freediver who uses Orgain brand products to support a healthy and physically active lifestyle.



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


  • External recorder
  • Wireless lavalier mic
  • Shotgun mic


  • Lighting kit
  • Stabilizer
  • Sliders

All Services


  • Creative Director
  • Executive Producer
  • Production Company
  • Senior Producer / Project Manager
  • Series Producer / Show Runner

Production Support

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


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

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