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Chris Tinard is an award winning Cinematographer

3X Rocky Mountain
Emmy Nominee

Multiple Telly
Award Winner

Multiple Communicator Award Winner


Explore our upcoming classes designed to unleash your cinematic potential.

Essential Camera Settings

Building Blocks for Visual Excellence

From Auto to Manual.
This foundational class covers everything you need to know about your camera's settings to start creating visually compelling content. From ISO and aperture to shutter speed and white balance, you'll gain...


Mastering Exposure 

The Key to Cinematic Brilliance

Step into the essential realm of exposure with this detailed class, focused on the art of capturing perfectly exposed shots. Learn the critical skills of measuring exposure  using advanced tools such as histograms, false color, and waveforms. Achieve...


Lighting Toolkit

Foundation for Shaping Shadows

Unlock the secrets of professional lighting with our comprehensive Lighting Toolkit class. Explore the art and science of light placement, intensity, and color to sculpt scenes and characters. Learn how to master...




Dive into a world where inspiration meets skill, and transformation leads to excellence. Our cinematography training classes are designed for anyone eager to enhance their video skills, regardless of the focus—be it corporate films, weddings, marketing videos, or more. This is your gateway to mastering the art of video creation. Immerse yourself in Cnomadic's comprehensive curriculum, enhance your abilities, and excel in your craft, turning vision into captivating cinematic experiences.


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I'm Chris.

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There's nothing I love more than sharing my passion.

My journey—from the basketball courts to the dynamic world of video production—reflects a lifelong commitment to growth, learning, and the pursuit of passion.

I invite you to join me in this continuous voyage of discovery and creation, where every frame is a new journey, and every shot captures a piece of our collective adventure.

"Excellent class and a lot of fun. Chris has a passion for his work and it shows in his level of enthusiasm when teaching the class."

 Kevin A.

"I am very grateful for having taken this workshop. The passion to create great things through filmmaking was very remarkable throughout the whole class."

 Jessica K.

"Chris makes the learning fun. He has a passion for his work and it shows in his level of enthusiasm when teaching the class. "

 Richard G.

"I had an amazing time. I have more knowledge and confidence going into the field of film."

 Kendall S.