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De'Niel P.

Cincinnati, OH, USA

11 reviews

$750 - $1200 / Day


As a 2008, 2014, 2015, 2017, and 2019 Emmy Award Winner, a 17 time nominated Director, Cinematographer, and Post-Production Editor, De'Niel Phipps has made his mark in the film and television industry for the past 20 years. He was first introduced to the business at age 13, helping produce his church's weekly television program. Having this opportunity while young charted the path that allowed him to follow his dreams. Professionally, his rewarding film production credits include commercials for McDonalds, Nationwide Insurance, and Goodyear Tire, and such feature films as the Lions Gate production of "One For The Money," Paramount Pictures film, "Fun Size," and the independent film, "Tomorrow Your Gone," and "Bet On A Bad Horse." He has also helped produce television programming for MTV's reality show, "MADE," ESPN, NBC Universal, and a host of other media outlets. Adding to his credits is the short films, "Fin Del Ano,"which premiered at 168 International Film Festival, and Sundance. Born To dp Films which is his creative outlet has produced the short film,"Save Us,"and the long form documentary currently in production, "Something In The Water." He also produces music videos for national recording artists and various genres. His passion for the film and television industry has continued to drive him to new heights. He is always looking for a new challenge to create and market visually. He truly feels that through media you can reach, teach, entertain, and inspire people.

Top Services

Documentary DP
7 reviews
News Shooter / Video Journalist
7 reviews
Commercial DP
1 review


Top Reviews

  • May • 2024

    De'Niel was extremely flexible on this hectic shoot and went above and beyond to support our crew, get what we needed. We look forward to working with him again.

    Jeremy at Business Insider
  • October • 2022

    Working with De'Niel was amazing. He did an intense shoot for us and did a wonderful job, and he has a great attitude. Highly recommend working with him!

    Jodi at More Perfect Union
  • March • 2022

    Incredibly communicative and amazingly executed shoot. Went above and beyond at every stage from planning, to shoot and delivery.

    John at Bloomberg Originals Shorts

Top Projects



  • 4K video camera
  • Drone
  • 2K video camera


  • Wireless lavalier mic
  • Shotgun mic


  • Lighting kit
  • Dolly

All Services

Production Support

  • Documentary DP
  • Commercial DP
  • News Shooter / Video Journalist
  • Corporate Videographer
  • Non-Fiction Film Director
  • Gaffer
  • Grip
  • Drone Operator

Post Production

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


  • Production Company
  • Creative Director
  • Executive Producer
  • Copywriter