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Darby D.

Houston, TX, USA9 reviews

$1000 - $1500 / Day

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Top Services

  • Documentary DP

    3 reviews
  • Non-Fiction Film Director

  • Full-Service Live Production



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


  • External recorder
  • Wireless lavalier mic
  • Shotgun mic


  • Lighting kit
  • Stabilizer
  • Sliders

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 Projects


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

    Teaser for the forthcoming documentary feature film.

  • 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.

    CNBC Digital Video

    Produced for CNBC Digital Video on Storyhunter

    June 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.

  • Darby Duffin Director Reel

    • Documentary DP
    • Video Editor - Documentary

    Director, Producer, Cinematography, Drone Operator, Editor, Video Journalist. Filmmaker creating content for global brands and documentary-style feature stories for media outlets.


    • Production Company
    • Non-Fiction Film Director

    Kickstarter project trailer produced in 2015 for a crowdfunding campaign for a documentary feature film entitled FISH and MEN.

All Services


  • Production Company
  • Senior Producer / Project Manager
  • Fixer

Production Support

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


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

Darby's Clients

  • FISH & MEN Productions, Inc.
  • Great Big Story
  • Tongal
  • Newsy
  • TelevisaUnivision
  • Bloomberg Digital
  • CNBC Digital Video
  • Hearst Television