Greg Cairns loves filmmaking and photography. Whether it’s a feature length documentary about paramedics, or a short wedding film, he’s driven to create beautiful, relatable, and moving stories. That’s why Cairns Film is one of Montana’s top video production companies and documentary production companies. It could be as simple as Bozeman videos, small business video content, or working with other Bozeman wedding photographers. There is always an opportunity to create something special.

Greg is a river guide, environmentalist, and space nerd. He lives outside Bozeman.

Films

  • Out There (2016)

  • Last Thoughts On The Dirtbag (2016)

  • I’m A River Guide (2017)

  • Live Round One (2018)

  • Just A Climber For Bears Ears (2019)

  • Dear Granny (2019)

  • Frequent Caller (2020)

  • The Sky Way (2020)

Awards & Recognitions

  • Out There (2016) won Best Short Film- Durango Independent Film Festival.

  • Out There (2016) accepted at Action On Film, New Zealand Mountain Film Festival, Flagstaff Mountain Film Festival, Kendal Mountain Festival – United Kingdom, and Adventure Outdoor Festival – Italy, Covellite International Film Festival – Butte, Montana.

  • Last Thoughts on the Dirtbag (2017) accepted at Adventure Shorts Film Festival, Mountain Film Festival, Flagstaff Mountain Film Festival, and Kendal Mountain Festival – United Kingdom.

  • Awake: A Dream From Standing Rock (2017) Premiered at Tribeca Film Festival. Contributing Cinematographer.

  • Live Round One (2018) accepted at Lanett City Film Festival.

  • Just A Climber For Bears Ears (2019) accepted at 5Point Film Festival and Flagstaff Mountain Film Festival.

  • Dear Granny (2019) accepted at the Maine Outdoor Film Festival and American Rivers’ Wild Rivers Film Tour.

Our Team

man holding camera and crouching with bushes in background, greg cairns behind the scenes

Gregory Cairns - Director, Editor

Greg is a documentary filmmaker, editor, and Idaho river guide.  His previous commercial clients include Eddie Bauer, Patagonia, Outdoor Life Magazine, Backcountry.com, and the National Science Foundation.  In 2017 his film Out There won Best Short Doc at Durango Independent Film Festival. Adventure Journal has described his work as “subtle, delightful and sneakily powerful.”

Assistant Editor Chet Stefan on Davinci Resolve

Chet stefan - AC, editor

Chet studied Conservation Ecology at Montana State University. He aspires to communicate scientific research for broader audiences through his photographs, videos, and graphic design. He has worked on larval caddisflies, biological control of noxious weeds, and raptors around Southwest Montana.

Emily Knittel - content strategist

Emily Knittel is a Montana based writer, photographer, and self-proclaimed hype girl. With a degree in Journalism, a knack for implementing ideas, and an unshakable love for the outdoors, Emily is the primary content writer and communications strategist for Cairns Film.

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Contact

Every video, commercial, film, or photo album is unique. If you like my work and style please simply use the form to message me with your idea. I work mostly as a solo artist or with assistants. As such, my rates are typically lower than other equally skilled photographers and filmmakers.

 

Other Forms of Contact:

Email: cairnsfilm@gmail.com

Phone: (406) 219-5921

Contact

Every video, commercial, film, or photo album is unique. If you like my work and style please simply use the form below to message me with your idea. I can also be reached at cairnsfilm@gmail.com and (406) 219-5921. I work mostly as a solo artist or with assistants. As such, my rates are typically lower than other equally skilled photographers and filmmakers.

Let's Talk

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