In 2016 Panasonic named him the global brand ambassador for the Panasonic GH5. View his entire filmmaking kit here.
In 2014, Griffin moved from Bloomington, Illinois to New York City to cover the U.S. presidential election for the Bloomberg Television/MSNBC show With All Due Respect.
The University of Southern California and the U.S. State Department named Griffin a Film Envoy for their 2017 & 2019 American Film Showcase—a cultural diplomacy program that sends independent filmmakers around the world to teach. He’s taught filmmaking workshops in 14 countries, and has produced an online course—Shooting Documentary Short Films.
Previously, he worked for YouTube Next Lab, as executive producer of the YouTube channel Indy Mogul, and started his career as a video producer and social media strategist at State Farm Insurance. Griffin studied film at New York University, earned a Masters in Communication from Illinois State University.