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Hugo L.

Paris, France

1 review

$600 - $1000 / Day

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About Hugo

Freelance videographer & drone pilot based in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, and Paris. Regularly working as a freelance videojournalist for ABC News (18 months as a videojournalist and producer in Paris). Other clients include France 2, France 24, Arte, Great Big Story, etc. Corporate clients include Heineken, Tiger, New Balance, ACB Bank, British Council, Luxury Escapes, etc.

Top Services

  • Documentary DP

    1 review
  • Drone Operator

    1 review
  • News Shooter / Video Journalist

Top Projects

  • UNCHARTED: Lan Ha Bay - Vietnam

    • Documentary DP
    • Drone Operator

    Videographer and Drone operator in this shoot for Great Big Story. The idea was to show the size and beauty of the incredible landscape of Lan Ha Bay.

    Produced for Great Big Story on Storyhunter

    December 2017

  • Saemaul Undong (South Korean NGO)

    • Documentary DP
    • Creative Director
    • Drone Operator
    • Video Editor - Commercial

    Saemaul asked me to produce an overview view video of their work in Vietnam and abroad. The concept was created for scratch and we only had a few weeks to deliver final product. This video is a compilation of archival footage and new images shot in Vietnam, including drone footage.

  • France 2 - Welcome to the largest soccer academy in the world

    • Documentary DP
    • Drone Operator
  • Triumph in Thailand - ABC News

    • News Shooter / Video Journalist

    Videographer for this ABC News documentary about the cave rescue in Thailand. Emmy-nominated documentary.

  • French Bakery School in Ho Chi Minh City - IECD NGO

    • Documentary DP
    • Sound Mixer
    • Video Editor - Documentary

    Documentary-style video shot for IECD, a French NGO launching a bakery school for disadvantaged youth in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. Videographer, sound recordist and editor on this shoot. Shot on the Sony FS5 with Sigma 18-35 lens. Edited on Adobe Premiere.



  • DSLR or equivalent
  • 4K video camera
  • Drone
  • Multiple cameras


  • Shotgun mic
  • Wireless lavalier mic


  • Stabilizer

All Services


  • Creative Director
  • Fixer
  • Production Company
  • Translator

Production Support

  • Editorial Photographer / Photojournalist
  • Field Producer
  • TV News Producer
  • Commercial DP
  • Documentary DP
  • Drone Operator
  • Mobile Journalist / Livestreamer
  • News Shooter / Video Journalist

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