Deej Phillips
Documentary Filmmaker

Uncovering the human face of the climate crisis.

The Weight of Water: The Human Cost of Climate Crisis

Three emotional stories set in Nepal showing how communities are already being impacted by flooding and drought, all made worse by the injustice of climate change and increasing extreme weather events.

A feature length documentary that portrays Nepali people and climate experts telling their story in their own words for a global audience.

The film is yet to be released. For more information or to receive the press kit please get in touch.

Life After the Flood

During August 2018 the Indian state of Kerala experienced the worst floods in that region for nearly 100 years. Almost one year since then Shaji talks about life as a fisherman on the Kerala backwaters, what happened during the floods and some of the problems he, his family and their community now face.

Rescued by the Rainforest

After becoming disillusioned with life in Amsterdam David Grtz took a chance and bought 20 hectares of rainforest in Costa Rica. Through caring for the rainforest David now feels a sense of purpose and fulfilment that he had been searching for most of his life.

Why I Capture Wildlife

Jamal a wildlife photographer and conservationist shares insight into his passion whilst searching for birds, insects, mammals and amphibians around London. Original music by Edward Cook.

TEDx Countdown

I talk about the human and emotional side of the climate crisis and how we can all do our bit by communicating this to each other better.

This is something I attempt to do through my work as a documentary filmmaker and I love to inform others how they can do the same using their own skillset.

Sattya Collective AMA

Sattya Collective invited me to be the guest on their second episode of "In Conversation with” hosted by Suraj Shakya.


GSG Global Impact Summit

Ravinol and I were invited to screen clips from our documentaries and discuss the power of film to bring impact stories to life.


Peptalk Conferenece

I talk about how any business can start filming their own simple video content to help promote their products and services.


Mongabay feature

An article about the work Neelima Vallangi and I have been doing in Nepal documenting the climate crisis.


About me

Deej Phillips is a British documentary filmmaker with over eight years of experience, specialising in capturing cinematic footage to tell compelling personal stories. He shines a light on environmental and humanitarian issues all over the world, with the aim of creating meaningful impact through his films.

Recently, his focus has been to communicate the human cost of the climate crisis and its urgency through his documentaries, which has also led to opportunities to talk about his work at various events like a TEDx event in 2020.

He is passionate about ensuring there is a high level of authenticity in his films, and strives to capture stories from an intimate and engaging perspective.