A Co-founder of Night One Productions, Elijah Chandler has developed shorts and web series for streaming as well as completed commercials and music videos as a Cinematographer, Director, Writer, and Producer.
Elijah has been a storyteller since he was 14 years old. He’s made short films that won awards at his middle school’s film festival, self-published a fantasy, sci-fi novel when he was 17, and completed his first feature film “Vision” by senior year in high school, winning the Award of Merit at Indie Fest Film Competition in February 2014.
Upon graduating from Biola University’s Cinema and Media Arts program in 2017, he was nominated for Best Cinematography at Biola’s Film Festival for three different short films the same year, the short films being “Suburban Odyssey”, “For Her”, and “Rear View Mirror”. He also awarded “Outstanding Achievement in Production” by the film department.
Since graduating, Elijah worked at Panavision for over 3 years and has freelanced as a Cinematographer, Editor, and Director. He also spent a year exclusively working for Salvation Army as their Cinematographer for multiple short form documentaries. Meanwhile, he has developed more short and feature content with Night One Productions. He released his latest short film, Only Waves Now (2019), as well as wrapping post-production on his next short, Morning After (2023).