Meet Jesse Chard


In less than a  tweet, what's your role?

I strategize, produce, direct, shoot, edit, and build and manage filming teams for everything video related at World Nomads.

What are you most passionate about?

Filmmaking, the human condition, cultural rituals, religions and practices, technology, storytelling.

What are you least passionate about?

Anything that interferes with the filmmaking process, bad weather, near death experiences! And Brussel Sprouts.

Where have you just been?

Tokyo, Japan.

Where are you going next?

Queenstown, New Zealand.

Where must you go before you die?

Shikoku, Japan, to complete 1200km Shikoku Pilgrimage.

Video camera, stills camera or pen?

What do you reckon? ;)

Favourite travel quote?

"Real travel requires a maximum of unscheduled wandering, for there is no other way of discovering surprises and marvels, which, as I see it, is the only good reason for not staying at home.” - Alan Watts

How do we contact you?

Email Jesse

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