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Levi G.

Mombasa, Kenya

$400 - $800 / Day

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Top Services

  • Documentary DP

  • Video Editor - News

  • Fixer

Equipment

Video

  • 4K video camera
  • Multiple cameras

Audio

  • Wireless lavalier mic
  • External recorder
  • Shotgun mic

Miscellaneous

  • Lighting kit
  • Stabilizer
  • Shoulder rig
  • Sliders

About Levi

Levi Gikandi is an Emmy Award-winning and Webby nominated multimedia producer with an M.A. in digital journalism from New York University, and a B.A. in Video Production and Urban Studies from the University of Pennsylvania. He has extensive experience in end-to-end video production, creative direction and user experience design for interactive documentaries. He has worked in news, production, and audience engagement positions for various organizations ranging from the Wall Street journal to the New York Hotelworkers' Union (HTC). He has covered themes that include Labor, Immigration, Mass Incarceration, Indigenous Rights, and Police Surveillance.

Top Projects

  • Unconquerable: The Story of Felipe Rodriguez

    • Documentary DP
    • Senior Producer / Project Manager

    Criminal Justice reform is the Civil Rights issue of our time. Unconquerable tells the story of Felipe Rodriguez, a man who was sent to maximum-security prisons for 27 years on dubious evidence until the Innocence Project and a powerful New York Union intervened.

  • AFROPUNK -- Black Cosplayers Rock

    • Video Editor - News

    In order to develop a viral video format that fit AFROPUNK’s brand and editorial voice, I produced together this "Facebook-native" piece from user-generated content that gained 5 million+ views.

  • News and Documentary Reel

    • Documentary DP
    • News Shooter / Video Journalist

    I believe that our media can change the world for the better. Please see my award-winning news and documentary reel.

  • Finding Sanctuary (2018 Emmy Award-winning and Webby Nominated)

    • Documentary DP
    • News Shooter / Video Journalist
    • Senior Producer / Project Manager
    • Production Coordinator / Crewing
    • Post-Production Manager

    Jesús emigrated from Mexico. Rosa survived Auschwitz. Bertha left the Deep South. Teddy lived in an internment camp. Henry feeds the homeless. Nerdeen fights for her homeland. This is a project borne in an atmosphere of fear and uncertainty, a singular time in American history when undertones of intolerance and xenophobia, walls and closed doors, re-expose our not-so-distant past. Follow the journeys of six individuals who have found—or are continuing to seek out—sanctuary in New York City.

  • Stronger Together

    • Production Company

    Hundreds gather in prayer and protest in the wake of the Trump administration's "Muslim" ban.

All Services

Pre-Production

  • Production Company
  • Senior Producer / Project Manager
  • Production Coordinator / Crewing

Production Support

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

Post-Production

  • Post-Production Manager
  • Video Editor - News
  • Video Editor - Documentary