Promo of Dogwood Pass tv series. Shot on RED Scarlet-W with Sigma Cine Zooms 18-35 and 50-100mm. Schneider Optics Radiant Soft 2 and Rhodium ND filters.

Production Company: Garnet Films

Director: Lana Reed

Cinematographer: Chuck France

Colorist: Scott Stacy


Production Company: Little Books Little Films

Director/Writer: Phillip Penza

Cinematographer: Chuck France

Water, a horror/thriller starring Lorenzo Lamas, Eliza Roberts and Big Brody.


Fictitious Productions

Director: Nayip Ramos

DP: Mario Contini

Camera Operator: Chuck France

Nothing Left to Lose

Artist: Back Road Story

Director: Kelly Powell

Director of Photography: Chuck France

Radio Disney - Classroom Karaoke with Tegan Marie

Disney Production

Company: Fictitious

Director Randall Bobbitt

DP: Ryan Purvis

Camera Operator: Chuck France

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Chuck France is a United States Cinematographer living in Los Angeles, California. He grew up in the small town of Ozark, Missouri deep in heart of the Southwest Missouri Ozarks region. He first started in film production working in the production department, art department, G&E and camera in the Denver and Kansas City areas. He then worked as a still photographer for a variety of news services, including The Associated Press, Getty Images and The Kansas City Star. He served six years as the Chief Photographer for The University of Kansas in the Marketing Communications Department providing the university with stills, video and digital asset management. Deciding to go back to full time freelance film production, he now works as a full time Cinematographer but picks up his still camera on an almost a daily basis

For work availability  call 785-979-7096. He currently resides in Los Angeles, California.

I've won some awards and have been published...etc. Below is a partial list of folks that I had or have the pleasure and privilege to work with in capturing moments and telling stories.


Film Production Credits/Work

  • Dogwood Pass (TV series pilot-Garnet Films) staring Michael Pare

  • Adversity (web series starring Enrico Colotani)

  • Moonshiners - Discovery

  • A Season with Navy Football (Showtime)

  • The Great American Read (PBS)

  • 60 Days In - Bravo Network

  • Our Kids (PBS)

  • You Can't Turn That Into a House (FYI)

  • 90 Day Fiance - TLC Network

  • Welcome to Sweetie Pies - Oprah Winfrey Network

  • Swerved - WWE Network

  • WWTV Chicago

  • Fox Sports/Firestone tv commerical

  • Nick Canon Wild n Out - MTV 2

  • The Grill Dads - Food Network

  • Hotel Impossible - Travel Channel

  • Undercover Boss - CBS

  • Missouri Lottery - Television commercial (multiple)

  • Above Ground -Feature film

  • Treehouse Masters - Animal Planet

  • Wal-Mart - Television commercials - numerous (5 years)

  • Sonic - Television commercials

  • Blue Cross Blue Shied - TV commercials (production, grip/lighting

  • Empire Bank - Television commercials

  • Butler Bootcamp - TV pilot for David Levy (late Robert Altman's producing partner) Key Grip

  • Ambrose Bierce - Civil War Stories - Feature film

  • Raising Jeffrey Dahmer - Feature film

  • Untitled Food/Travel Pilot - Growl Studios

  • Travis Tritt - GAC Network

  • Sprint - commercial

  • Blue Bunny Ice Cream - Television commercial

  • Microsoft/MSN & Buick - Web series

  • Pearson Educational - Corporate

  • Wildberry Productions - Documentaries - Productions

Partial Client List:

  • Getty Images

  • Food Network

  • Pearson Educational

  • The University of Kansas

  • Microsoft

  • Scholastic, Inc.

  • NBC News

  • CVS/Caremark

  • Growl Studios

  • Aurora Photos/Novus Select

  • Oracle Magazine

  • American Bar Association Journal

  • The Associated Press

  • Healthy Living Magazine

  • The Kansas City Star

  • The Wall Street Journal


  • Mario V. Chalmers Foundation

  • Jacksonville University

  • The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

  • The American Federation of Teachers

  • Emory University

  • The Topeka Capital Journal

  • Kansas Action for Children

  • City Butcher

  • Baker University

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