Chuck France is a cinematographer that grew up in deep in heart of the Southwest Missouri Ozarks region. He attended and graduated from University of Northern Colorado with a degree in History with double minors in Psychology and Anthropology. He first started working in film in the production department, art department, G&E and camera in the Denver and Kansas City areas. He then worked as an award-winning still photographer for a variety of news services, including The Associated Press, Getty Images and The Kansas City Star. With the downturn in the news sector, he served six years as the Chief Photographer for The University of Kansas in the Office of The Chancellor/Marketing Communications Department providing the university with stills, video and digital asset management.