BIO

 

In 2018, cinematographer Jac Cheairs most recent project, 'Tightrope', a short film, was accepted to Festival de Cannes in Cannes France May 8th - 19th 2018. Written and directed by Andreas Enehaug and produced by 3 Dog Pack Pictures.

Prior to shooting the short film, he has lensed for directors and producers Tony & Ridley Scott ('Ram Trucks'), John Singleton (Billions, S2), Steve Miller (@RadicalMedia), and 2nd Unit DOP for Brian Beletic (Smuggler), among many others. As a member of the ICG: International Cinematographers Guild and the LA Roster Cheairs' keen lensing in commercials, tv shows, features, documentaries, music videos, and more specifically in fashion and beauty has taken him to Paris, London, Los Angeles, Miami, Chicago, and New York.

Clients include: Netflix, USA Network, McDonald's, Burger King, TD Ameritrade, JP Morgan Chase, Turner, IBM, Toyota, Tabasco, Dior, Tory Burch, Kate Spade, Michael Kors, Rebecca Minkoff, Carolina Herrera, Phillip Lim, Joe’s Jeans, BLCK DENIM, Lanvin, Alexis Bittar, Aéropostale, Bumble & Bumble, Tommy Hilfiger, Nike, Reebok, GILT Groupe, Samsung, Hearst Magazine International, Cosmopolitan Magazine, Jenny Packham, Allure, Nowness, and Urban Decay.

His work has brought him on sets to collaborate with high profile actors like Johnny Depp, Josh Duhamel, Alec Baldwin, Tina Fey, Heidi Klum, Beyonce, Serena Williams, Janelle Monáe, Tessa Thompson, Pharrell Williams, Daveed Diggs, James Murphy, Lily Aldridge, Terry Bradshaw, Kim Kardashian, and Bella Hadid to name a few.

'Tightrope' accepted to Festival de Cannes 2018

On the set of Teva commercial. Photo by Elizabeth McAlevey

He is represented by The Right Eye in the US, Image Partnership in the UK, and Vision International worldwide.

Originally from Chicago, Cheairs is a New Yorker living in Hollywood. 

 
 
 

 

NEWS

 

FEBRUARY 10TH, 2018

"TIGHTROPE" ACCEPTED TO FESTIVAL DE CANNES

 

Jac Cheairs, Director of Photography   |   Directed by Andreas Enehaug

 In a desperate attempt to save her marriage, a small-town housewife approaches her husband's younger brother to help them conceive a child.

In a desperate attempt to save her marriage, a small-town housewife approaches her husband's younger brother to help them conceive a child.

 
 
 

in 2015

director david krantz's girl show was an official selection to the montclair film festival.

in 2011

director quincy rose's ben n' anna was an official selection to the williamsburg indie film festival

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in 2010

last seen wearing, directed by elizabeth lippman , was accepted into sitges international film festival, and was a featured screener for the annual "zombie walk". 

 
 

JULY 22ND, 2017

WRAPPED "TIGHTROPE" THE SHORT FILM

HOLLYWOOD, CALIFORNIA

(in festival submission)
 

Featuring: Jackson Hurst, Brett Lorenzini (above), and Michele Nordin. Directed by Andreas Enehaug. Produced by 3 Dog Pack Pictures

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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