Phil Schlieder is a Director of Photography, Director and Line Producer based out of Oahu Hawaii. He has expert experience working in three film departments (Camera, Direction, Production). He has worked in television, produced multiple films, and built commercial work for a large range of clients. Some notable networks and brands have included National Geographic, NBC, Outside Television, Patagonia, Columbia Sportswear, Marriott International, Nature Conservancy, and PBS to name a few.
Phil's love of adventure has brought him to shoot in the hills of Nicaragua, swim with his water housing in big surf off the rugged coast of British Columbia, scuba and freedive throughout the Hawaiian Islands, and scaling mountain peaks of the Cascades. His inspiration for his work is drawn from the natural beauty of the rugged mountains and expansive ocean. Its in the mountains and ocean where he finds calmness and comfort.