Director of Photography, Camera Operator, Videographer, Licensed UAV Pilot, and Editor located in Denver, Colorado. 22+ years experience. 7 time regional Emmy award winner. Creative, experienced, client-oriented collaboration and a professional can-do attitude. FX9/FX3/FS7MKII/C300MKII Owner Operator. Full Light and Grip Package. Expert at remote interviews. Unscripted, Doc, B2B, Corporate, Music Videos, Network News and whatever else you throw at us. Please reach out. email@example.com (720)-696-2485
I am a Director of Photography and storyteller at my core. I bring a creative eye and tireless work ethic to every shoot. Always looking for creative ways of achieving high end production value and storytelling without breaking the bank is my focus for every production. I craft beautifully lit cinematic images quickly and efficiently. I strive to incorporate the latest technologies into my shoots and look for unique and abstract ways to incorporate them into the storytelling process.
Whether you are looking to do an interview for your next documentary, an ENG camera crew, a DP for your next show, a shooter/editor, a live handheld operator, an FAA Certified Drone Pilot, a DP for your music video or a crew for your next corporate film, we can create a vision tailored to you and your budget. Please take a glance at my REELS for a showcase of my work!
I also own and maintain a wide range of cameras and equipment as well. SONY FX9, FX3, FS7 MKII, CANON C300 MKII, A7RIV, A7RIII, etc. 1 ton grip rig, Live U 600, Gimbals, Drones, Sliders, Lights galore. Available for cameraman-for-hire to complete end to end production. Documentary, corporate, news, broadcast non-profit, reality and unscripted, true-crime, travel, adventure. PR, education, B2B, social media and web/interactive. You name it, we can do it. I also know and hire the best crew in the business. We kill it every time! And we have a fun, energetic, professional time doing it.
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I love doing shoots in beautiful Colorado, but I am equipped and can be ready to travel worldwide at a moment’s notice. I have worked around the world in over 60 countries and every state in the U.S over the last 15 years. Passport ready.
Chad Zellmer owns CZ Productions LLC. A fully licensed and insured production company in Denver, CO.
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Hundreds of shows, clients and scenarios.
Most recent clients: Cigna Healthcare, Easterseals, The Dead South, Andy Frasco and the UN, NBATV, A&E Networks, VF Corporation, NFL Network, Comcast, Discovery Inc, Pepsi Inc, Walmart, CNN, Pointsbet, VF Corporation, Denver Nuggets, Lumen Technologies, Faro Technologies, Major League Soccer, United Airlines, Sports Illustrated, History Channel, Netflix, Travel Channel, Al Jazeera News, Alteryx, TMZ, Market Source, Medtronic, Apple TV, Oxygen Network, Deloitte, Convergent Healthcare, 3D Systems, Alteryx, Flatbush Entertainment, Samantha Brown Media, ID, Oxygen, History Channel, NatGeo, NatGeo Wild, HGTV, National Parks Service, Food Network, DIY, TruTv, ABC News, NBC, CBS, PBS, FOX Sports, NASCAR, NFL Films, AASA, Primrose Daycares, Marriott Bonvoy, IBM, Phish, Cloud 9, 7s Management, Danone, Caterpillar, Netflix, Comedy Central, Bravo, ITV America, Facebook, Arrow Electronics.
I have been in the industry since 2001.