Chris Renson was born on the 27 of November
After his studies in the Royal Athenaeum of Keerbergen , where he lived , he went to
a more practical approach . So he started very early to work as a grip and as an electrician on short
features, long features and commercials . While he worked he continued his studies.
In his third year he was offered to be Clapper loader on 2 long features: Mascara and
a strange love affair , the latter produced by All Arts . Later they offered him to be clapper loader
When he finished his studies, All Arts offered him to be focus puller on
That started his passion for his profession.
for the French television .
In 1999 he was seven weeks in the States to shoot a documentary called Technocalyps .
Then he worked on a comic feature from the French comic actor Jean-Marie
Bigard called L'ame soeur .
In 2000 he mainly stayed in
This film was nominated for the Oscars of non English spoken films.
He also worked with Luc Pien on Vergeten straat and
with Chris Vanderstappen on que faisaient les femmes quand l'homme marchait sur la lune.
In 2001 he worked with Jacques Otmezguine on Une employee modele and
with Mehdi Chareff he shot Bent Keltoum in
In 2002 He worked with T. De Mey on Fase, a filmed choreography of Ann Theresa De Keersmaeker
With Y. Samuel on Jeux D'enfants with M.Cotillard and G. Canet
And shot a TV feature in
In 2003 he worked with P. Bouchitey on Imposture
Shot a TV feature in
In 2004 some TV work, A TV series called La Battante
He shot a part of a feature in
In 2006 He worked on the first feature film of writer Eric-Emanuel Schmidt
Called Odette toulemonde. He worked on some TV series as
Commissaire Cordier with director Henri Helmann and on a New Series for TF1 called
Paris Enquêtes criminelles with Gilles Béat
Chris Renson is a versatile operator. He works as easily with a geared head as with a fluid head as
handheld. 18 years of experience taught him to respect all members of the crew and trained him in
working under difficult conditions .The most important thing is that the actors feel comfortable playing in
front of the camera and still have technically outstanding shots in the time given .
He speaks fluently Flemish, French and English.