Watch the Video: Margaret Mullin of the Pacific Northwest Ballet came to Jacob’s Pillow and we made creative portraits on the campus grounds to show off the stunning greenery and architecture. Ben Rich of the Nel Shelby Productions team made a short film of the photoshoot.
I spent the first week of the new year in Seattle, working on No Dominion, a documentary dance film, with my wife, Nel Shelby. She’s co-directing No Dominion with Pacific Northwest Ballet soloist dancer Margaret Mullin.
Many years ago, before I was involved with dance at all, I remember watching a PBS hour-long documentary about Ulysses Dove. I can’t remember the name of the documentary – it might be Two By Dove – but when I saw this piece, Dancing on the Front Porch of Heaven, I was captivated and fell in love […]
This is the third summer that my wife has been the filmmaker at Vail International Dance Festival, and the third summer that I put down my photographic expertise and go full-time into supporting Nel Shelby Productions. The dance video work we do in Vail is work we do for our clients all year long in New York […]
“Christopher, We love the way it turned out. Thanks for being such a wonderful partner and collaborator.” – Brian Smith, Chief Marketing Officer at The Joffrey Ballet Super Storm Sandy Couldn’t Stop This Photo Shoot When The Joffrey Ballet asked if I was willing to go to Chicago for three days to photograph their dancers for their […]