Originally hailing from New Zealand, Chris Wayatt came to a career in film after 10 years as an international competitive ski racer. In 2003, he traveled to Africa to produce the documentary Designs from the Wild featuring Gucci jewelry designer Pippa Small, which is now being developed into a 13-part television series. Chris ventured into high altitude and extreme filming as part of a month long expedition to the 20,000-foot summit of Island Peak in Nepal, during which the crew successfully powered all filming equipment with solar power. He acted as both cinematographer and stills photographer on the award-winning 2006 documentary Uganda Rising, narrated by Kevin Spacey. In 2009, Chris was behind the camera for MTV’s 10-part docu-drama Peak Season, and shot epic footage on the RED camera for the O’Neill Coldwater Classic surf competition in Tofino. The following year saw him return to Whistler, where he shot and edited video for Bigscreen Networks during the 2010 Winter Olympics. Saw Dogs, a Velocity/ OLN network TV show about chainsaw carving- utilized Chris's camera skills in 2011!
Chris’s commercial experience includes work for Fairmont Hotsprings, Intrawest and Futureshop. With the production of Triangle of Me in 2012, Chris added a short feature film to his credit. Currently Chris is working on the up-coming hit TV production- Golf and Country Club Cuisine. A successful still photographer as well as cameraman, Chris lives with his wife and two small children on an acreage in Squamish, B.C.
- Chris Wayatt - Personal website