Chad Zellmer

Denver, Colorado

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About Me

Chad Zellmer is a 7 time Emmy Award winning Director of Photography/Camera Operator/Photographer located in Denver, CO. His work has taken him to all 50 states and over 50 countries capturing images for a wide array of clients. From The Daily Show to Studio 58 with Von Miller to Xtreme Waterparks and Network News, he does it all. Equipped with a variety of equipment to fit most any productions needs. Section 107 certified and insured with hundreds of hours in the air. Equipment includes FS7 MII, C300 MK II, C300, 5D Mk IV, III, II Movi, 3 axis Time-lapse Sliders, Multiple Drones, Compete Lighting and grip rig.

I have been in the industry since 2001.

Drone Reel
Added on 10/1/2018

Compilation of several drone shots from works around the globe.

Photo Galleries


Camera Operator – Returning the Favor with Mike Rowe
November, 2018 — November, 2018
Television – Facebook Watch
Camera Operator – Ripley's Believe it or Not
November, 2018 — November, 2018
Television – Travel Channel
Camera Operator – Miseducation of Lauryn Hill at Red Rocks
September, 2018 — September, 2018
Music Video – Tour Gigs
Drone Operator – Jake Plummer Feature
September, 2018 — September, 2018
Television – NFL Media
Camera Operator – Grandoozy Music Festival
September, 2018 — September, 2018
Corporate – Tour Gigs/Superfly Entertainment
Camera Operator – The Daily Show with Trevor Noah
August, 2018 — August, 2018
Television – Comedy Central
Camera Operator – CU Buffs Feature on Depression
August, 2018 — August, 2018
Television – Fox Sports
Director of Photography – Haunted Gingerbread Challenge w/ Sandra Lee
June, 2018 — June, 2018
Television – Food Network
Director of Photography – Living Alaska Season 6
January, 2018 — June, 2018
Television – HGTV
Director of Photography – Von Miller's Studio 58
January, 2018 — March, 2018
Online – Highnoon Entertainment
Director of Photography – Xtreme Screams Season 1
February, 2017 — October, 2017
Television – Travel Channel

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