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Thiago D.

Washington, DC, USA

16 reviews

$500 - $1500 / Day

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About Thiago

Multimedia artist from Brazil, working mainly with documentary photography, film and scoring experimental short films. Dezan is a founder of the biggest brazilian independent media channel, NINJA. As a freelancer, produced photos and videos to channels like The Washington Post, AJ +, The New York Times, The Intercept and Popular Front. Co-directed the documentary ‘My Blood Is Red’, awarded in 5 International Film Festivals in 2020. Was appointed Photographer of the Year by EyeEm Magazine in 2021. Launched his first book ‘When I Hear That Trumpet Sound’ in 2021. Now Dezan works as a filmmaker at the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights, based in Washington DC. Work Reels (4 min version) (1 min version) Critics and Press British Journal of Photography Leica Blog American Suburbx C4 Journal EyeEm Photo Retina Latina

Top Reviews

  • May 2016

    Thiago provided us with exactly what we asked for. Great work.

    - Neil from The New York Times

Top Services

  • Video Editor - News

    12 reviews
  • News Shooter / Video Journalist

    5 reviews
  • Documentary DP

Top Projects

  • Celebrating a different holiday on Columbus Day

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

    Video posted at:

  • Drought Art

    • News Shooter / Video Journalist
    • Documentary DP

    This is a piece that I made for AJ+, an Al Jazeera social media based project. It was originally posted in this link:

  • Blatter, your time is coming

    • News Shooter / Video Journalist
    • Video Editor - News

    Remix of a speech by Joseph Blatter I shot during the World Cup in Brazil and protest videos (some taken from social media.)

  • Badminton in Chacrinha

    • Video Editor - News
    • News Shooter / Video Journalist

    Produced for The New York Times on Storyhunter

    May 2016

  • Rally Against Reducing Age of Majority in Brazil

    • News Shooter / Video Journalist

    "Less jails, more schools." Thousands of young Brazilians are rallying against a law that proposes to try 16-year-olds as adults.

    Produced for AJPlus on Storyhunter

    June 2015



  • 4K video camera


  • External recorder
  • Wireless lavalier mic
  • Shotgun mic


  • Shoulder rig

All Services

Production Support

  • Editorial Photographer / Photojournalist
  • Documentary DP
  • Mobile Journalist / Livestreamer
  • News Shooter / Video Journalist


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

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