THE BASICS

  • Based in Los Angeles, CA
  • Freelance Videographer & Photographer
  • 2016 Emmy winner (for Outstanding Trans-Media Sports Coverage with NBC Olympics)
  • 12 years of editing experience
  • Over 2 million views on YouTube
  • Specializes in: behind-the-scenes video, social media content, short documentaries
  • Languages: English, French, Norwegian & a really convincing German accent

CLIENTS

  • UCLA Gymnastics
  • NBC Olympics
  • Brittany Snow (Pitch Perfect)
  • Travis Wall (So You Think You Can Dance)
  • Anaheim Ducks
  • AVP Beach Volleyball

Pac-12 Networks • UCLA Athletics • Grander Sports • Canada Soccer • Dragone (Belgium) • MTG Sport/Viasat Hockey (Sweden) • Lagardère Sports (Sweden) • Inside Gymnastics Magazine • Rebecca's Mom Leotards • Ivy Grad Services • Full Out Movie

 

THE LONG VERSION

Deanna Hong is a Los Angeles-based freelance videographer & photographer with over 12 years of video editing experience. After graduating from UCLA in 2014, she began her role as UCLA Gymnastics' Team Videographer. Since then, she has made a name for herself as a producer of gymnastics video content by offering a cinematic, story-driven look at the action-packed sport.

Her growing reputation has allowed her to work at the biggest gymnastics events and with the best gymnasts in the world (Madison KocianKyla RossJordyn Wieber, McKayla Maroney). In 2016 she received an Emmy as part of the NBC Olympics team that produced the digital gymnastics recap show, the "Daily Dismount," during the Rio Olympics.

Beyond her gymnastics work, she has worked on various freelance projects which have allowed her to work with notable clients such as Brittany Snow (Pitch Perfect), Travis Wall (So You Think You Can Dance), the Anaheim Ducks, AVP Beach Volleyball, and more.

She specializes in behind-the-scenes videography, offering an intimate and entertaining, yet unobtrusive, look at the inner workings of sports teams, dance rehearsals, and film sets.

And thanks to her background as a beatboxer, she has cultivated a distinctive, musically-driven editing style, used to bolster her own social media presence (@deannahong) as well as those of clients such as @uclagymnastics (most-followed women's college team in the nation).

Deanna is passionate about working with and showcasing empowered women who serve as roles models for young girls. She aims to increase visibility for marginalized groups such as women of color, the LGBTQ community, and women in male-dominated industries (sports, film).