Whether it's a month in the back country of Alaska working with Grizzlies, traveling the world with Emmy winning travel host Samantha Brown, heading up the camera team on a new design show for HGTV, directing an 8 camera live stream at Red Rocks, taking cameras down some of the worlds craziest slides and rides, doing a corporate video in Downtown Denver, or a headshot session in the park, or creating a social media campaign or commercial for your local business, Chad can tell your story. No project is too big or small .
Chad brings a keen eye and tireless work ethic to every production. He is a master storyteller and brings his heart and soul to every shoot. Always looking for creative ways to take your production to the next level, he incorporates all of the latest technologies and ideas into his work. From 1 man band news coverage to 8 camera network shoots his skill set will fit your needs. He has extensive experience directing talent and hosts, hundreds of hours of handheld operation, extensive experience lighting single and 2 cam interviews as well as lighting large sets. Live U/ Sat Truck Experience, hundreds of hours of live and taped concert coverage, gimbal, jib, and UAV operation as well. He has also done lots of helicopter work and various underwater shoots. Chad is Owner/Operator of a multitiude of equipment to fit most any productions needs. He is constantly adding to his arsenal of equipment and always looking to incorporate the newest and latest technologies in the industry and bring very advanced production techniques on a fixed budget.
Chad is an Emmy winning Director of Photography/cinematographer/camera operator/Section 107 certified and insured drone operator/producer/editor and graphics artist with nearly 20 years experience in the television business. Chad can pull off nearly anything you ask of him if it relates to video, or he can find someone that can. His work has taken him to over 60 countries around the globe and to every state in the nation. His skill set is wide, from narrative television, documentary, corporate, concert, news, sports, live-streaming, reality, and commercial, still photography, one-man band, he has done a bit of it all over the last 20 years. A few of his clients include: Walmart, The Lumineers, Samantha Brown Media, Discovery Channel, ID, Oxygen, History Channel, NatGeo, NatGeo Wild, HGTV, National Parks Service, Food Network, Travel Channel, DIY, TruTv, ABC News, NBC, CBS, CNN, PBS, FOX Sports, NASCAR, NFL Films, AASA, Primrose Daycares, Marriott Bonvoy, IBM, Andy Frasco and the UN, Phish, Cloud 9, 7s Management, Danone, Caterpillar, Netflix, Comedy Central, Bravo, ITV America, Facebook, Arrow Electronics, Honest Paws, Colorado Symphony and many more. Recent credits include Accident, Suicide or Murder, Samantha Brown's Places to Love, Returning the Favor with Mike Rowe, The Daily Show with Trevor Noah and Studio 58 with Von Miller.
Chad Zellmer owns CZ Productions LLC. A fully licensed and insured production company in Denver, CO. By the way, Chad is a blast to work with. Give him a call or email.417-827-3989 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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