Donald Borenstein


Astoria, NY

Donald Borenstein

Multimedia journalist with experience in covering environmental policy, public & maternal health, critical review, and on-site reporting. With experience as a videographer, along with my audio and video production skills, I can be the one-person multimedia team your publication needs.


Donald Borenstein-- 2014 Reel

Highlights and samples from some of my work as a cinematographer, director, and editor in 2014.

Planet Experts presents: The People's Climate March

Planet Experts brings you on the ground at the largest environmental protest in history. I produced, directed, edited, and co-DoP'd this short feature, turning it around in less than 24 hours. Second in a three part series.
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Exclusive: Footage From the UN Climate Summit

Yesterday, the leaders of countries, corporations and environmental organizations gathered in New York for the UN Climate Summit. Planet Experts was there. In this exclusive video, we take you from the People’s Climate March – a historic gathering of 400,000 activists in the streets of New York – into the UN itself. Filmed and Edited within 24 hours, singlehandedly.

DC Votes Yes on Initiative 71 and Marijuana

AirsNext brings you on the ground coverage of the DC Vote to Legalize Marijuana. AirsNext ® All Rights Reserved (Video Content Producers LLC) Produced, Directed, Shot, and Edited by Donald Borenstein
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The People's Climate March: A Prelude

A piece I produced/directed/edited/ co-DoP'd leading up to the People's Climate March for Planet Experts, to give the march a greater context. First of a three part series.
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The Composition of Functions

"The Composition of Functions" is a concert film composed of performances by Atlas At Last in two different locations, at two different times, playing more or less the same songs. It is released in conjunction with Atlas At Last's newest EP, "A Composition Of Functions", available at I directed, edited, and shot this concert film singlehandedly.


A public access talk show host invites two young entrepreneurs onto his show, where they share their unique approach to portable beverage technology. Comedy short in the vein of acts like Tim and Eric. Created at Fordham University in 2013 as part of Campus MovieFest, the world's largest student film festival. Co-Directed, Co-Written, Co-Edited, and Co-Starring Donald Borenstein and Matt Honor.
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Donald Borenstein

My work has appeared in publications such as the Associated Press newswire, New Security Beat, Planet Experts, SEJournal, RatingsIntel, HardcoreDroid, and Inflatable Ferret. I am an experienced freelancer in subjects ranging from on-site coverage, environmental journalism, policy review, research and analysis, critical review (television/video games/film/music), and more! I'm also experienced working in Final Cut Pro, Premiere Pro, Audacity, and Photoshop for multi-media coverage.

Please feel free to contact me at at any time.

Profile Photo Credit: Hans Spiegel



  • Audio Editing
  • Critical Review
  • Interviewing
  • Research
  • AP Stylebook
  • Adobe Creative Suite
  • Final Cut Pro
  • Photography
  • WordPress Platform
  • HTML
  • Videography
  • policy analysis
  • environmental policy
  • environmental journalism