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Chris Weatherly

About the Author


Chris Weatherly Chris Weatherly has over 20 years of shooting experience in both still photography and video. After earning his Master of Visual Communications degree from Ohio University, he worked as a photojournalist. After working for newspapers for several years, he left to become an Arts Director for a non profit organization. It was there he started using video to tell stories of life change. Now Chris works as a full-time freelance director for Wavelength Films where his unique style blurs the lines between narrative and documentary storytelling. He’s also passionate about striking visuals and emotionally driven stories.
chris weatherly behind the scenes on left turn film

Filmmaking Challenges – working with a small budget

A breakdown of how I spent my budget on a recent shoot.

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freelance filmmaking is the grass greener on the other side?

Freelance Filmmaking: Part 5 – The Pros of Freelancing

I’d like to focus on the pros of freelancing. Because there are a lot!

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Freelance Filmmaking: Part 4 – Insurance & Taxes

One of the biggest drags of being self employed is having to insure yourself.

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Freelance Filmmaking: Part 3 – Reels & Treatments

There are two things you need to help sell your work – a reel and a treatment.

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Freelance Filmmaking: Part 2 – A New Freelancer’s Guide to Marketing

Strong social media doesn’t hurt, but you have to get out and meet people!

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Freelance Filmmaking: Part 1 – Making the Leap

There’s a lot to take into consideration before deciding on a freelance filmmaking career.

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