Video Production & photography

Cairns Film

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Cairns Film is a full-service production company based in Bozeman, Montana. We combine professional production equipment with experienced directors to produce award winning creative content to a wide range of clients. We truly believe we are only as good as our last project.


"Greg and his team at Cairns Film are insightful, organized, and professional. Designing projects with them was fun, and the outcome of my final film was better than I hoped for. I highly recommend him!" -Dr Lindsey Albertson, MSU Ecology Professor.





No matter the scope or budget, we work with clients to develop projects that exceed expectations.



Our photography portfolio ranges from corporate portraits to dogs in nature. 


Science Outreach

We work with scientists to mold research into focused stories the public can understand.


Content Creation

We specialize in strategic and effective content creative for social media campaigns.


Video Editing

Shooting is one thing, editing is another. We can turn your footage in to something special.


Branded Short Films

Branded shorts are our bread and butter. A perfect blend of honest storytelling and creativity.


Wedding Films

Shooting a wedding is an honor we take as seriously as our clients. We shoot both local and destination weddings.


Social Media

We help business effectively distribute social media content to their existing and future customers.


Documentary Films

Visual storytelling at it's best. Our award winning documentaries move and educate audiences.




Idaho River


"Greg is wonderful to work with and has helped me with a number of projects. He is always proactive in working towards a finished product and brings a thoughtful and creative approach to the table. I can not recommend Cairns Film enough."


"This subtle, delightful video is sneakily powerful. I did enjoy it, Greg, and what you made was so worth sharing. Thank you for tapping into that sometimes hidden store of motivation with your inspiration and efforts. We all need reminding sometimes."

"Greg and his crew offer high quality and professional films that inspire, educate, and entertain all audiences. We always look forward to the latest Cairns Film release."

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Every video, commercial, film, or photo album is unique. If you like my work and style please simply use the form below to message me with your idea. I can also be reached at and (406) 219-5921. I work mostly as a solo artist or with assistants. As such, my rates are typically lower than other equally skilled photographers and filmmakers.

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Greg Cairns

Founder, Producer, Director

Greg is a documentary filmmaker, commercial director, and photographer. He directs and edits everything from environmental advocacy shorts to wedding films. He takes pride in his self-reliance, efficiency, and creativity. If you're looking for a filmmaker who makes honest, creative, and personal work for relatively cheap. He's probably your guy. 
His clients include Patagonia, National Science Foundation, Montana State University, Backcountry Hunters and Anglers, Sitka, OnXMaps,, Eddie Bauer, Idaho River Adventures, Montana Office of Tourism, and Outdoor Life Magazine.

Greg is a river guide, environmentalist, and space nerd. He lives outside Bozeman, Montana.


  • Out There (2016)

  • Last Thoughts On The Dirtbag (2016)

  • I'm A River Guide (2017)

  • Live Round One (2018)

  • Just A Climber For Bears Ears (2019)

  • Dear Granny (2019)

  • Frequent Caller (2020)

  • The Sky Way (2020)



  • Out There (2016) won Best Short Film- Durango Independent Film Festival.

  • Out There (2016) accepted at Action On Film, New Zealand Mountain Film Festival, Flagstaff Mountain Film Festival, Kendal Mountain Festival - United Kingdom, and Adventure Outdoor Festival - Italy, Covellite International Film Festival - Butte, Montana.

  • Last Thoughts on the Dirtbag (2017) accepted at Adventure Shorts Film Festival, Mountain Film Festival, Flagstaff Mountain Film Festival, and Kendal Mountain Festival - United Kingdom.

  • Awake: A Dream From Standing Rock (2017) Premiered at Tribeca Film Festival. Contributing Cinematographer.

  • Live Round One (2018) accepted at Lanett City Film Festival.

  • Just A Climber For Bears Ears (2019) accepted at 5Point Film Festival and Flagstaff Mountain Film Festival.

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Contact me  |  Tel (406) 219-5921

© 2019 by Greg Cairns.