I am an Emmy winning DP/Camera operator based in Denver, CO. I am a visual storyteller, a team player and collaborator that can bring life to any project. I have nearly 20 years experience working in the television industry.9 years in television news and the last 11 years I’ve been on projects all over the world for dozens of clients. My soul objective on every shoot is to make the client happy. I’m versed in all kinds of production scenarios from Multi camera studio shows, down to one man band live shots, I’ve done it all and have the equipment and know how to pull it off. Recent credits include, Returning the Favor with Mike Rowe, The Daily Show with Trevor Noah, Ripley’s Believe it or Not Relaunch, Von Miller’s Studio 58 and Tiny House, Big Living just to name a few. I don’t miss the shot. I have worked on dozens of series, sizzles, POC’s, POP’s, Pilot’s and various other development projects. My ability to work on any size crew and adapt to each environment is one of the things that sets me apart. My life is documenting subjects. I have extensive references and recommendations on my linkedin page that can attest to my professionalism and product. I own and operate several different broadcast cameras including a Canon C300 MK II, FS7 Mark II, I am suited out with a ton of equipment and grip gear or will work as an operator alone. I am a certified and insured section 107 drone op. I have 7 Emmy’s and 2 Edward R. Murrow Awards to my credits and have worked on literally hundreds of different projects over the last 20 years. Please check out the links below for a more extensive look at my credits and resume, Thanks so much for your time. Hope to work with you in the future. Chad Zellmer

Personal website: www.chadzellmer.com
Linkedin Profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/chad-zellmer-5905b28/
Production Hub site: https://www.productionhub.com/profiles/details/271729
Cinematography Reel: https://vimeo.com/307335365
Single Cam DP Reel: https://vimeo.com/307132363
Drone Reel: https://vimeo.com/307132363
Emmy winning Short Doc: https://vimeo.com/307132363
IMDB page: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm3671115


Primary Roles
  • Camera Operator
  • Editor
  • Photographer


  • Mavic
  • Phantom
  • Canon
  • Canon 5D
  • Canon C300
  • Sony A7R
  • Sony FS7
  • Canon Lenses
  • Lense Filters
Grip & Lighting
  • Medium Grip Package
  • Large Light Kit
  • Medium Light Kit
  • Small Light Kit
Camera Support
  • Dana Dolly
  • Handheld Gimbal
  • Monitor
  • Movi
  • Slider
  • Tripod
  • Wireless Lavelier Kit


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