Chase Gardiner is a cinematographer born and raised on the Alberta prairies. With a lifelong passion for being behind the camera, Chase pursued schooling in his craft and graduated with a degree in Media Arts.
Keeping his excitement for filmmaking in the forefront, he spent the next few years traveling across Canada, the entire North and East Coast of the United States, Mexico, Honduras, Nicaragua, Guatemala, and, Cuba exploring new cultures and people, all while working as a graphic artist.
/ Smash cut / and a decade later and Chase has fully seized his passion for visual storytelling as a celebrated cinematographer. Specializing in commercial and narrative work, he uses his unique ability to connect deeply with individuals to tell a multi-faceted story in all his projects. Chase has shot projects all over North America, which falls perfectly in line with his love of exploration and adventure.
As an avid backpacker, there is no location unreachable in Chase’s eyes; some locales simply take more work to get to than others. From the middle of the ocean, to the top of a mountain, through the expanse emptiness of the prairies, Chase feels right at home wherever the journey may lead him – always with his camera in hand.