Presidential Film and Photography is a Fort Lauderdale based production company owned and operated by Chris Kennedy.

Chris Kennedy has experience in shooting for corporations and non-profits like Zumba, Adobe, KRS Global, Edward Mirell, the American Heart Association, and more. In addition to a narrative feature length film (Demonia Undertaker, 2018) Chris has shot numerous commercials, short films, and music videos. His style of cinematography at its essence is how he “paints with lighting” creating a very stylized and distinct look and feel. By adding his style and knowledge of lighting straight through post-production, your video will have an unparalleled look and feel which will visually compliment your story/vision.

So with Chris’ technical expertise and experience, he and his team will work work efficiently and effectively-saving you money and time which is vital with any project! He will work with your budget and would love to have the chance to earn your trust to bring your vision to life!

In House Equipment:

RED DSMC2 8k Camera

Sony 4k Cinema Cameras
Leica R lens set by GL Optics
DJI Ronin
HMI, LED, and Fluorescent Lighting/Grip 



Law Enforcement Active Shooter Training
-Director of Photography and Editor

Discover Your Rhythm Lifestyle Campaign
-Director of Photography

-Director of Photography

The Official Zumba Cruise
-Director of Photography & Gimbal Operator

KRS Global
-Director of Photography

-Director of Photography & Editor

RxToYou Pharmacy
-Director of Photography & Editor

Universal Shooting Academy
-Director of Photography & Editor

Narratives and Music Videos

The Promise
-Director, Writer, & Editor

Cheat Code
-Director of Photography & Colorist
Cheat Code

Bottle Down
-Director, Director of Photography, & Editor

Bag On My Wrist
-Director of Photography & Editor

Stronger Than I Thought
-Director, Director of Photography, and Editor

The Gunfighter
-Director, Producer, Director of Photography, & Editor

Dimensions of Truth
-Director of Photography & Assistant Director

3 Minutes
-Director of Photography

The Promise (2020)


“The Promise” Synopsis:
In 1954 a stranger knocks on the door to a house. As he waits for someone to answer, he looks at a picture in his pocket; and remembers that 13 years earlier his friend Bill was at that doorstep where he eventually proposed to his girlfriend Mary. But that was their last night together, the next day he went off to Europe to fight the Nazis. During that time, he makes a great friendship with George. During a battle, Bill is captured and we cut back to the stranger at the doorstep 13 years later. It’s discovered that the stranger is Bill and he wanted to tell Mary what happened to Bill and the promise that was made.

“The Promise” was shot in 2020 and has been entered in numerous film festivals world-wide.

Written, Edited, and Directed by Christopher Kennedy.

Produced By: Jeff Malo.
Starring: Ricky Herrera, Junet Morales, & Chris Maher
Director of Photography: Kevin Smith
Original Music By: Marcin Mazurek
Sound Design: Cosme Liccardo
Special Effects Supervisor: Daniel Skinner


The Promise Trailer