Chad Leathers is an Austin, Texas based director and cinematographer with a strong passion for filmmaking and visual storytelling. As a director he has created documentaries, commercials and branded content for Under Armour / Brooks / Verizon Wireless / Saucony / Canon / Nike and many others. As a director of photography he has collaborated with many talented people to make short and long form documentaries, narrative shorts, branded content, commercials and music videos.
He has extensive experience managing projects from creative conception, production through post and final delivery.
His work as a Director and DP has given him the opportunity to travel both the United States and internationally allowing him to meet many fascinating people and see many beautiful places along the way. Growing up and looking forward to every trip to the theater or video store he never takes for granted the career in which he gets to tell stories for a living.
He enjoys watching lower-budget genre movies, cold brew coffee, working out, classic arcades and eating the same lunch almost everyday.