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Raouf Z.

Boston, MA, USA

3 reviews

$600 - $1000 / Day

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About Raouf

We include a sound recordist on all shoots at no extra charge. We shoot with the Red Komodo and Schneider Cine Xenar primes as well as an assortment of professional LED lights. Raouf Zaki's experience ranges from a DOP on countless docs and branded content as well as producing for the NOVA Evolution series about petrified whales in the Egyptian desert, to lensing “run and gun” shows for the Animal Planet and the Discovery Channel. Raouf served as a cameraman for several independent documentaries that were broadcast on Frontline and POV like “Funny Faces,” a documentary on Muslim comedians and “Aristide, the Endless Revolution.” He was segment producer and main cameraperson on a documentary for Lebanese TV “LBC” about Arab American after the events of 9/11. Raouf was also selected by the US Health Initiative to produce and direct educational dramas on AIDS awareness. He won a Lamplighter Award for a documentary on the mentally challenged, produced for Vinfen Corporation. He won a second Lamplighter award for an instructional video for cancer survivors, produced for Dana Farber Cancer Institute. In 2019, Raouf produced, shot, and edited a short documentary about a blind singer for the 2019 AT&T Shape Create-a-thon in Los Angeles, which won the grand prize from 580 entries and 1400 participating filmmakers! Raouf has also worked on hundreds of corporate productions, television PSAs and web commercials, recruitment videos, and live webcasts. A partial list of clients includes Advocates, Inc., The Carroll Center for the Blind, Coptic Orphans, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Adobe, and Akamai Technologies.

Top Reviews

  • July 2021

    Raouf and his team were professional, attentive, and most of all - collaborative - a truly useful skill in this new production era of remote work. Highly recommended.

    - Adrian from Arora Project

  • June 2021

    Good-looking video, great communication, timely delivery. Excellent service overall. Thank you.

    - ANDRAS from Business Reporter

Top Services

  • Documentary DP

    2 reviews
  • Corporate Videographer

    2 reviews
  • Video Editor - Documentary

    1 review

Top Projects

  • Singing in the Dark

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

    This documentary explores the life of Ellis Hall, a blind singer whose music has inspired thousands of people through modern history. It shows that all one needs is love and faith to create art that touches people despite all odds.

  • Coptic Oprhans – The Story of Two Sisters in Minya

    • Documentary DP
    • Line Producer / On-Location
    • Non-Fiction Film Director
    • Video Editor - Documentary

    Join us as we follow Miriam, Mona, and their family on a journey of hope. After losing their father, life was bleak until Coptic Orphans came into their lives.

  • Rebels and Monks (Trailer)

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

    Ten years in the making, "Rebels and Monks" features a group of rogue monks who revive an abandoned monastery while facing government resistance, church laws, and their violent neighbors in the desert. "Rebels and Monks" is currently in post-production.

  • 1-CAM interview near Boston, MA, 9th JUNE

    • Documentary DP
    • Commercial DP
    • Corporate Videographer

    Produced for Business Reporter on Storyhunter

    June 2021

  • Boston - Mini Doc 2-3 minutes

    • Documentary DP
    • Video Editor - Documentary

    Produced for Hearst Television on Storyhunter

    December 2020



  • 4K video camera


  • Wireless lavalier mic
  • Shotgun mic


  • Lighting kit

All Services


  • Creative Director
  • Production Company
  • Senior Producer / Project Manager

Production Support

  • Non-Fiction Film Director
  • Commercial DP
  • Corporate Videographer
  • Documentary DP

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