About Derek

Derek Watson is an award-winning documentary filmmaker who carries a passion for telling stories that will impact the world. With over over 30 documentaries under his belt, he has been commissioned by media-outlets and non-profits to develop these documentaries on topics ranging from the realities of the global water crisis to archeological finds buried in the Sahara Desert.

Derek’s hands-on approach comes from developing the award-winning documentary series, State of Creativity for OETA, the Oklahoma PBS member station. This Emmy Award winning photographer and editor is a proven producer and storyteller with a desire to produce outstanding work.

Over the last three years he has become one the most talented producers in the the industry working—recently being selected as one of the top 20 documentary producers in the country for the prestigious CPB/PBS Producer’s Academy.

Derek calls Oklahoma City home with his wife Julie and their daughter Finley.