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Christopher Gibbs is a cinematographer, videographer, and digital video editor. As a videographer, he works with the Saint Louis Ballet, Kansas City Fringe Festival, The Big Muddy, Dance St. Louis, Kansas City Fringe Festival, and has had the pleasure of filming many dance companies including Dance Theatre of Harlem, Raghsidad, MADCO, Common Thread, and more. As a cinematographer, Gibbs’ films have shown in St. Louis at the historic Landmark’s Tivoli Theatre and the Hi-Pointe Theatre as well as at the premiere exhibition of the Saint Louis Arts Alliance, Saint Louis Filmmaker’s Showcase (2009, 2010, 2012, 2014), and the Saint Louis International Film Festival.

Gibbs brings his expertise in abstract painting, theatrical sets and multiple gallery installations to his unique style as a filmmaker.  He has produced an array of projects behind the camera including shorts, features, documentaries, narratives, and art films. But his deepest passion as a cinematographer lies in filming dance, and many projects have come about through interested parties seeing his artistic work and seeking him out for requests.  

Work experience

May 2013Present


Saint Louis Ballet

Resident videographer responsible for all aspects of  filming and editing of every major full-length performance.

Sep 2012Apr 2013

Cinematographer & Editor

Monaghan Productions LLC

In-house DP for the documentary Rednecks + Culchies.  On call at all times for filming interviews and in-field shooting. In charge of audio, video, and lighting equipment. Principal editor of 80 hours of footage into a 72 minute feature.

Oct 2013Present



Filming live performances and promotional footage for Dance St. Louis, The Big Muddy, Harlem Dance Theatre, MADCO, Common Thread, Leverage Dance Theater, and more.

Jul 2009Present


Paragon Pictures

provide ideas for stories, storyboarding projects, suggestions to translate content to camera, and achieving director's desired looks on films.


Camera Operation

Feature Films