documentary photography and video production

authentic and inspiring storytelling that matters

Our Process

Our documentary photography and video productions collaborate with producers, writers and directors worldwide. as a result we Combine cutting-edge production equipment and years of experience in the field to create original films with impact and honesty. 


 We are an extension of our product. We take the time to understand who you are and why you’re passionate about your mission.   



To effectively reach your audience, we explore platforms and storyboard creative ideas that will resonate with your target market.



Once aligned on your vision, we get to work. We shoot wherever we need to capture the story.

how we do it

Cairns Film is a digitally native documentary photography and video production company creating all content in-house alongside the best equipment in the game. We are experienced shooting underwater, in class IV whitewater, at cliff’s edge, on mountains in blizzards and wherever else we need to find the best story.


  • Sony cameras with 10 bit ProRes 4K capabilities

  • DJI drones with 10 bit capabilities

  • Cinema lens package

  • Ronin gimbals
  • Mobile Zoom audio recorders

  • RAID Storage System and Solid State Drives

  • DaVinci Resolve

  • Audacity

  • Adobe Suite

  • Professional lighting and backdrops

licenses & certifications

  • AIARE Avalanche Saftey

  • FAA Commercial Drone License

  • SCUBA Open Water

  • Swiftwater Rescue
  • Wilderness First Responder

featured project

Produced and written by Luke Mehall. Directed and edited by Greg Cairns of Cairns Film. In partnership with Guayakí Yerba, Roamworthy and Zia Taqueria.

Just A Climber (For Bears Ears) is the result of 20 years of thinking and recreating in Indian Creek. When the new protections are threatened by the Trump administration Luke Mehall sharpens his tools from his rucksack of poetry, and prepares for the battle to save Bears Ears.

Production Images


Wonderful production company! The organization focuses on unique projects that leave their audience entertained, informed, and asking for more!”

Jessica Morrison

Greg is an innovator in film and photography. His incredible attention to detail brings out work that is authentic, genuine, and keeps the subject matter intact and unique. I always enjoy when Greg releases a new project and look forward to his future works!

Dagny Deutchman

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All content created by Cairns Film is unique, original, and praised by many. If our work and style is of interest to you, we’d love to hear about how we can come alongside you and do what we do best, so that you can continue doing what you do best.



PHONE: (406) 219-5921