Spencer Chumbley is journalist and filmmaker living part-time in Washington, DC. He has an extensive experience as a director of photography and producer of long-form current affairs and documentary programs. Clients include VICE on HBO, Travel Channel, Al Jazeera, Fusion, The New York Times and others.
Chumbley's documentary work is grounded in a strong academic foundation gained through the study of conflict, international development and economics at graduate level. He holds a MSc in Violence, Conflict and Development from the School of Oriental and African Studies at the University of London. and an BA in Economics.
He has completed 100+ hours of remote/field medical training including Battlefield Medical Response certification by Wilderness Medical Associates. In addition to extensive experience in developing countries, Chumbley was HEFAT-certified via Global Journalist Security in 2015.
Equipment: Sony FS7 w/XDCA Extension Unit, Sony A7SII,
Lenses: 18-35mm f1.8, 24-105mm f4, 50-100mm f1.8, 70-200mm f2.8
Lighting: Litepanels Astra/Chroma Bi-Color Interview Kit
Aerial: DJI Phantom 4 Pro, DJI Mavic Pro, Certified FAA Part 107 Commercial Pilot
Experience: Arri Amira, Canon C300, Sony FS5, Various DSLRS
Notable Field Experience: Libya, South Sudan, Syria, Yemen, Gaza Strip, Iraq