Brian Diggs

Director of Cinematography & Producer

Brian brings 25 years experience as a visual storyteller to Raise Your Hand Texas. He began his career as photojournalist. Having worked for Associated Press, The New York Times, and the Austin American-Statesman, his photos have appeared in newspapers and magazines all over the world.

Over the last 10 years he has transitioned to moving images, which has allowed him to explore adding even more emotion and depth in his storytelling while maintaining his signature documentary style. He has been a cinematographer, director and producer for several award-winning several short and feature length films.

Brian holds a Masters of Fine Arts from Florida State University . He is excited to lend his vision in telling the stories of the heroes of public education in Texas.

Education is the passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to those who prepare for it today. - Malcom X
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