Brian Dentz, Journalist, Director of Photography
FAA Licensed Drone Pilot (Part 107)
Fluent Spanish Speaker
ZDF (German public national TV network) Freelance journalist, camera and drone op. for NYC and Washington D.C. bureau covering feature and breaking news stories throughout USA and Canada. Covering U.S. presidential elections in 2020 and 2016. Shooting news stories in NYC including United Nations Headquarters and long form documentaries in Canada, Norway, France and Greenland. 2012-2023.
ARD/WDR (German public national TV network) Freelance camera and drone op.
NYC and Washington D.C. bureau shooting breaking news and long format feature stories throughout USA. 2006–2022.
CABIN CREEK FILMS (Barbara Kopple) Freelance Camera work for feature length documentaries including Miss Sharon Jones! 2010-2019.
AL JAZEERA ENGLISH and ARABIC (International Cable network) NY, NY. Freelance Camera/Editor. Shooting and editing documentaries, news stories, breaking news and short feature stories in New York Metro area and U.N. 2015- 2022.
ATLANTIC TV (Camera group) NY, NY. Freelance Camera. Work on broadcast and corporate videos for clients which include; HSBC, Audible, Discovery, Diagio, Blackberry, BBC, Channel 3 (UK) and MSNBC Europe. June 2010- 2019.
VENTANA PRODUCTIONS (Camera group) NY, NY Freelance Camera for clients which include; Al Hurra TV, Bloomberg News, Univision, The Dr. Oz Show, House Hunters. 2006-2018.
PIXEL CORPS – Freelance Camera for live web stream multi-camera shows for clients, which include GOOGLE and FACEBOOK. July 2013-2018.
THE WORKING GROUP, (Documentary Production Company) Oakland, CA. Freelance Producer & Camera. Not In Our Town: Light In The Darkness. Feature doc. broadcast on PBS, POV, Sept. 21, 2011. The Fire Next Time. Feature doc. broadcast nationally on PBS July 12, 2005 on PBS.
GLOBALVISION, (Documentary Production Company) NY, NY- Freelance Producer/Camera on a variety of short and long format documentary projects shot on locations which include Congo, Sierre Leone, Swaziland, Vietnam and Switzerland. Clients include United Nations Development Project as well as NGOs. 2000-2016.
FUJI TELEVISION, (Japanese TV Network) NY, NY. Staff News Camera, 2004- 2005. Covering breaking news and international news events throughout North and South America.
Skills / Qualifications - Technology Familiar with: Sony FX-9, Sony A7S Mark II, DJI Mavic Pro 2, DJI Inspire 2 and LiveView, Adobe Premiere,.
Fluent Spanish speaker.