Jay Trusler is a Director, Cinematographer, Editor and Colorist with experience working on award winning Feature Films, Commercials, Documentaries, Branded Web Content and Narrative Films. He is the owner of the production company Steller Sight and Sound.


5/15 – 8/15

Director Rocky Mountain Moto Tour

Film (Short) — Sherpas Cinema Details
5/15 – 8/15

Director, Cinematographer and Editor for 12 minute Branded Short in collaboration with "The North Face". Film was featured in the Banff Mountain Film Festival and has been well received online.

1/15 – 2/15

Cinematographer – Kokanee Beer (Grip Limited)

Commercial/Ad — Sherpas Cinema Details
1/15 – 2/15

Red Dragon Cinematographer for 4 part Commercial Series advertising Kokanee peak brew.

11/14 – 1/15

Editor (Adobe CC) Aina: That Which Feeds Us

Film (Short) — Sherpas Cinema Details
11/14 – 1/15

Editor and Cinematographer (Hong Kong and India Footage) for Short Environmental Film set in Hawaii. Trailer

4/14 – 10/14

Cinematographer Sculpted in Time

Youtube - Web Series — Internet — Sherpas Cinema Details
4/14 – 10/14

Writer, Cinematographer, Editor and Colorist for Tourism Alberta Marketing Campaign. 4 Part Web-series set in Banff, Alberta. Won the Canadian Tourism Award for best Campaign

10/12 – 9/13

Cinematographer Into The Mind

Film (Theatrical) — Sherpas Cinema Details
10/12 – 9/13

Cinematographer and Editor for award winning action sports film. Travelled to extreme remote locations around the world on expeditions deep into the backcountry filming world class Ski and Snowboard footage. The film was awarded numerous awards including best mountain film at the San Sebastian Film Festival and was in the top 10 on iTunes for 4-5 weeks. The trailer has also received almost 3M views. Trailer -


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Class of '11

Metropolitan Film School - London, UK

BA Digital Cinematography


  • Colorist
  • Digital Cinematography
  • Director
  • Editor
  • Red Dragon Operator
  • Writer