DuChateau Film is a collective of professional photographers and videographers in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico led by Corie DuChateau.
The company was founded in 2018 to serve the needs of American and Canadian residents, expats and visitors in Puerto Vallarta.
We are passionate about creating images that move you! We specialize in photography and videography for weddings, real estate, marketing, families, and vacation!
Corie DuChateau is originally from Phoenix, Arizona. She earned her Bachelor of Fine Arts in film and television production from University of Colorado and worked in television production for 10 years in Denver, Colorado. She worked on numerous series for HGTV, Food Network, Discovery Channel, TLC, DIY Network, The Weather Channel, and the National Parks Service.
Between 2012 and 2016, Corie worked on emerging video technology projects in Silicon Valley. She was one of the first to personally film, produce and direct live streaming broadcasts for television and radio stations, education, weddings and events. Corie moved to Puerto Vallarta in 2016… (read more)
Ernesto Gallardo is from Guadalajara where he studied journalism and communications, and worked for the Guadalajara Film Festival for many years. In 2015 Ernesto moved to Puerto Vallarta to continue dedicating himself to photography here in paradise. View Ernesto’s portfolio on GuruShots where he has reached Champion level to see his street photography, and view his portfolio on MyWed to see his recent wedding photography.
What’s your favorite kind of photography?
Street photography. Journalism, architecture, landscape, moments. Street photography doesn’t necessarily mean an empty street. It’s a street with something. People, something happening, or sometimes an empty street that tells a story on its own. I love behind the scenes, documentary style photography, even in weddings. I love to catch the real moments. I don’t like photos to be too staged… (read more)