Mitchell Wenkus

Camera Operator/Filmmaker/Drone Pilot Freelance

Mitchell Wenkus is a Chicago-based camera operator/filmmaker/drone pilot who is dedicated to providing professional, high-quality video services. Mitchell brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to his work. He graduated from Columbia College Chicago in 2010 with a Bachelor of Arts in film and video, and has worked full-time in the video industry for ten years and counting. Additionally, Mitchell has considerable experience in documentary filmmaking—a passion that has led him to film feature documentaries and direct a number of short documentary films. Mitchell is dedicated to his work as a camera operator and filmmaker and continues to learn and grow so he can best serve his clients.

Bachelor of Arts in film and video 2010
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Monty is back at Montrose (2022)

May 10, 2022

Monty showed up at Montrose beach on April 21st, 2022. Half of Chicago's infamous couple is back. Everyone is hoping Rose comes back too! Monty and Rose are a pair of endangered piping plovers that have nested on Montrose Beach for three years in a row.

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Full Moon over Chicago (Drone)

April 21, 2022

Full moon over Chicago, IL. Filmed with the Mavic Air 2s

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Mitchell Wenkus 2019 Reel

February 22, 2021

Mitchell Wenkus is a freelance Camera Operator / Videographer based in Chicago, IL. He is also a FAA Part 107 certified drone pilot. He has more work samples on his website:

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