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Oliver O.

Nairobi County, Kenya

9 reviews

$400 - $1300 / Day

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About Oliver

Oliver works as an independent Filmmaker and Video journalist from Kenya. Having worked on various productions as a Director of Photography and Director in various documentaries and drama shows with over fifty documentaries to my name besides TVC's. My strong background in broadcast production has seen me move from roles in communications and media liaison to hands-on experience behind the camera. I have worked on a number of different documentaries focusing on a wide variety of subjects from human rights, health to environmental issues in a variety of roles from newsgathering, reporting and scripting to television direction. I was awarded Winner of Best Cameraman at the Annual Media Excellence Awards Kawi Awards (2013). In 2014 CNN-Multichoice African Journalist of the year Awards, our story with a colleague of mine was Highly Commended for Sports Reporting. The awards are the most prestigious on the African continent

Top Reviews

  • November 2016

    Was easy to work with. Followed instructions. He was a great communicator.

    - Matteen from

  • June 2017

    Takes directions well. Quick on his feet. Strong interpersonal skills.

    - Jesse from Forest Stewardship Council

Top Services

  • Documentary DP

    6 reviews
  • News Shooter / Video Journalist

    5 reviews
  • Video Editor - News

    1 review

Top Projects

  • Kenyans reacting to Famous by Kanye

    • Documentary DP
    • Video Editor - News

    Kenya has a vibrant hip hop fan base especially in the uurban areas with te capital city, Nairobi leading with famous hot spots and and youthful population. With this in mind there have been videos coming out of hip hop music that have stretched the norm artistic expression with some labeling the videos outrageous some unbecoming. But who are we, we let the fans tell us their thoughts of such clip

    Produced for All Def Digital on Storyhunter

    November 2016

  • Nairobi Golden State Warriors fans

    • Documentary DP
    • News Shooter / Video Journalist

    Basketball is a relatively popular sport in the country with its popularity based in urban areas. The phrnome of Golden State Warriors has caught the country by storm and a small clique of loyal fans have been growing seeing the team as breaking the bonds the more traditional NBA teams have had. We follow these group of fans as they prepare to watch the game on Monday.

    Produced for Golden State Warriors on Storyhunter

    July 2016

  • Obama 'Returns Home'

    • Documentary DP
    • News Shooter / Video Journalist

    US President Obama is visiting Kenya for the for the first time since he clinched the seat in 2008 an Kenya being the home of his father the connection cannot be understated. The feature will look at how Kenyans are preparing to welcome their son home being the first time a sitting US president is visiting the country. Everyone is looking to catch a glimpse of this man whose has achieved a lot.

    Produced for AJPlus on Storyhunter

    July 2015

  • Table-banking app

    • News Shooter / Video Journalist

    Table banking is an informal way of banking in Kenya. It helps mostly women and Chamas the Swahili word for groupings of people with a common interest to manage their finances. An app Chamasoft has been developed for this not so common method of pooling resources together and in the process transformed how Chamas manage their financial records. The app won best innovation from Africa 2014.

    Produced for AJPlus on Storyhunter

    February 2015

  • Chapo beans

    • News Shooter / Video Journalist

    This feature is about a popular delicacy called Chapati and beans (dondo) popular with college students and a feast in many Kenyan homes. Chapati is made from wheat dough, salt. The chapati is rolled and heated in a very hot pan both sides till it turns brown. In essence its about cutting eating healthy in light of the not so healthy diets provided in restaurants plus it is very economical.

    Produced for AJPlus on Storyhunter

    March 2015



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


  • Wireless lavalier mic


  • Lighting kit
  • Sliders

All Services


  • Fixer
  • Series Producer / Show Runner

Production Support

  • Documentary DP
  • News Shooter / Video Journalist


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

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