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Jessey D.

Seattle, WA, USA2 reviews

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Top Services

  • Documentary DP

    2 reviews
  • News Shooter / Video Journalist

  • Video Editor - News

Equipment

Video

  • Full HD video camera
  • DSLR or equivalent

Audio

  • External recorder
  • Wireless lavalier mic
  • Shotgun mic

Miscellaneous

  • Lighting kit

About Jessey

Jessey Dearing is a Seattle-based cinematographer, director of photography and film editor. He regularly contributes to projects and stories for The New York Times and Vice News Tonight, and was a director of photography for National Geographic’s relaunched flagship series “Explorer.” His work has been published by MSNBC, Washington Post, Univision and NPR, among others. He also collaborates with commercial clients such as Amazon and Starbucks to bring a documentary style to their storytelling.

Top Projects

  • Global Immersion: San Francisco

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

    Minerva Schools is designed around a new vision of higher education that combines a reinvented curriculum, rigorous academic standards, innovative technology, and an immersive global experience. Students study in seven different cities around the world over the course of four years. This film highlights the co-curricular and location-based activities that define the unique Minerva experience.

  • MSNBC - Enemies to Allies

    • News Shooter / Video Journalist
    • Documentary DP
    • Video Editor - News

    In Kisumu, Kenya, police abuse of sex workers was rampant. Extortion, physical and psychological abuse were commonplace, and sex workers’ rights were violated. This resulted in sex workers not receiving essential health services and police officers contributing to the spread of HIV. Now, a local NGO has fought to reverse that trend by building better relationships between police and sex workers.

  • MPALA LIVE - Living With Wildlife

    • News Shooter / Video Journalist
    • Documentary DP
    • Video Editor - News
    • Sound Mixer

    The Mpala Research Centre (MRC) receives hundreds of students, educators, and scientists from around the globe each year, conducting research on everything from parasites to elephants. The unique set up of Mpala allows for researchers to use the land as a ‘living laboratory’ in which to conduct experiments and answer pressing questions on conservation and wildlife.

  • National Geographic - Undercane

    • Documentary DP
    • Video Editor - News

    Roughly half the adult male population of Chichigalpa, Nicaragua, is suffering from an often deadly kidney disease that appears to be linked to their work as sugarcane cutters. Known as chronic kidney failure, the disease has cast a pall over this town that’s home to the San Antonio Sugar Mill. This film documents dying cane workers and investigates possible causes and solutions to this disease.

  • The New York Times - 36 Hours

    • News Shooter / Video Journalist
    • Documentary DP

All Services

Production Support

  • Editorial Photographer / Photojournalist
  • Commercial DP
  • Documentary DP
  • News Shooter / Video Journalist

Post-Production

  • Sound Mixer
  • Video Editor - Commercial
  • Video Editor - Documentary
  • Video Editor - News

Jessey's Clients

  • Great Big Story
  • Hearst Digital Media

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