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Tom L.

Bogotá, Bogota, Colombia

1 review

$500 - $1200 / Day


Tom Laffay is a visual journalist, DP and director specializing in working on long term projects in Latin America bringing a cinematic look with journalistic rigor. Currently based in Colombia, he has been dedicated to covering the ongoing violence against human rights defenders over the course of the country's troubled peace process since 2016 and frequently shoots for media like ARD Germany, El Espectador and contributes to The Atlantic and The Guardian. Tom is bilingual (English / Spanish) and travels extensively producing short documentary films for New Media Advocacy Project and IUCN in South America, Africa and the US and since 2011 he has worked with La Isla Network to advance improvements in the agricultural labor sector in Central America. Recently he has begun working as a DP on more narrative films for directors Sean Mattison, Emily Wright and Antonio Santini and is interested in pursuing that path. Tom lives in Bogota, Colombia and is available for assignments in the Americas and just about anywhere else.

Top Services

Corporate Videographer
1 review
Line Producer / On-Location
1 review
Documentary DP


Top Reviews

  • September • 2019

    Tom was super communicative, proactive, and brought a great eye to the project.

    Savannah at Purpose

Top Projects



  • Full HD video camera
  • Multiple cameras
  • DSLR or equivalent


  • External recorder
  • Wireless lavalier mic
  • Shotgun mic

All Services

Production Support

  • News Shooter / Video Journalist
  • Editorial Photographer / Photojournalist
  • Documentary DP
  • Drone Operator
  • Field Producer
  • Reporter / Journalist
  • Corporate Videographer
  • Line Producer / On-Location
  • Non-Fiction Film Director

Post Production

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


  • Fixer
  • Translator
  • Creative Director