Father the Flame
 

American Cinematographer Honorable Mention

Chad’s first film, Father the Flame, received honorable mention by the American Cinematographer magazine at the 2019 Salem Film Festival documentary competition. The editor in chief and publisher, Stephen Pizzello gave high praise to the visuals of the film, dubbing it the “The 2001 A Space Odyssey of pipe making documentaries."

Read the full review here.

 

Bio

Chad Terpstra is a cinematographer and director of independent and commercial films. He has worked all over the world and his documentary work has screened at SXSW, Telluride, AFI Docs and Palm Springs film festivals, along with numerous Vimeo Staff Picks. His commercial client list includes Lexus, Nikon, and Microsoft. When he’s not behind the camera or in the color suite, he’s hosting weekly film screenings at his home theater in Grand Rapids, Michigan where he lives with his wife and two children. He recently finished his first feature documentary, FATHER THE FLAME, which premiered at the Chicago International Film Festival, and is being distributed by The Orchard.

 
 

Festival Screenings

Telluride  
SXSW
AFI Silverdocs
Palm Springs
Chicago International
Hamptons International 
Detroit Windsor International
Shot on Red LA
Boston Latino Film Festival
HBO International Latino Film Festival
NFFTY
Salem
FENACO Perú, Cuzco
 
 

Clients

Microsoft
Lexus
Nikon
UNIQLO
Maytag
Cheer
Dish Network
Quicken Loans
Volvo
CAT Footwear
Comcast
Steelcase
Chemical Bank
Macatawa Bank
Founders Brewery
Lake Michigan CU
Spectrum Health
Davenport University
Grand Valley State
20 Liters
Holland Hospital
Mercy Medical
Neurocore
Hon
Spartan Stores
Ferris State
Fitzgerald's Men Store
Crowe
Rowsters
Micro Scooter

CONTACT


616.485.2815

1514 Wealthy st. Suite 290
Grand Rapids, MI 49506

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