About the Author
Chad Fahs is a filmmaker, author, and consultant with a particular emphasis on documentary and new media production, including photography, videography, and emerging visual and interactive formats. While in production, Chad uses a wide range of camera equipment, from professional studio and film gear to GoPro cameras and other ultraportable consumer devices. In addition to writing, Chad has taught courses in video and animation at colleges across the country. As a certified trainer and consultant, he has designed and delivered courses for Apple, Future Media Concepts, the Philadelphia Inquirer’s photography department, and clientele from organizations that include the Smithsonian Institution, NPR, NASA, and the White House. Chad works in the Department of Communication at Villanova University, strategically planning facilities for a wide range of media production and journalism courses, international programs, and instruction for students and faculty on the latest technologies. Chad is constantly seeking out new uses for the GoPro action cameras, creating upcoming projects using the GoPro, putting them on drones, shooting 3D video with the GoPro, and exploring their usage in virtual reality applications.