Chris Weatherly is a director from Evansville, Indiana.

He has over 20 years of shooting experience in both still photography and video. After earning his Master of Visual Communications degree from Ohio University, he worked as a photojournalist. Now Chris works as a full-time freelance director for Wavelength Films where his unique style blurs the lines between narrative and documentary storytelling. He’s also passionate about striking visuals and emotionally driven stories.


Chris was nominated for four Ohio Valley Regional Emmy awards. The projects include Left Turn, Mary White, and Proper Coffee (see below). Chris won his first Emmy Award last year as well as several Addy awards.

Proper Coffee

Left turn

Mary White

Behind the Scenes photos from the CARE short film production.

Photos by Rachel Matthew