Inspired by story and emotion, Christian blends his refined lighting with thoughtful framing and movement to breathe life into his images. Depth, tone, and texture are three key elements that infuse his approach to achieving dynamic images. As a keen collaborator, Christian works closely with his director to achieve a unique voice and vision for every project. He is always open to exploring new perspectives and embracing the many creative challenges along the way.
His recent feature film 'Pyewacket' (dir. Adam MacDonald) had it's world premiere at TIFF 2017 and is being well received by critics. Canadian Cinematographer detailed Christian's experience shooting the film in the magazine's October 2017 edition. Christian also collaborated with MacDonald on his nature thriller 'Backcountry', which premiered at TIFF in 2014 and streams on Netflix.
Other projects include indie thriller 'Nowhere' (dir. Thomas Michael) which premiered at The Canadian Film Fest 2019, CBC factual series 'Back in Time for Dinner' (dir. Nathalie Bibeau), CBC documentary 'Road to Mercy' (dir. Nadine Pequeneza) and Bravofact short film 'AFK_' (dir. Tyler Hynes).
Christian's accolades include Best Music Video (Latin Grammy), Best Canadian Feature Film (TADFF), 1st Place Commercial (MOFILM), and Best Canadian Feature Documentary (Hot Docs).