Photography, Videography and Social Media consultant

Chris Austria joined Shared Action Africa as a photography, videography and social media consultant. Previously, he was working with Chris Austria productions for 2 years in San Francisco, CA as CEO directing operations of photography and video production, cinematography and video editing for companies and nonprofit organizations. He also worked for Wildlife for Sustainable Development (WSD) in Ethiopia for 2 years. Before joining WSD, he worked with Wildlife Companions Sanctuary in California as a keeper of big cat animals including tigers and lions and other primate animals. During this time, he gave educational presentations about endangered species and did fundraising for the sanctuary.

He has certificates in Cinematography & Video editing and Digital Media Production from Bay Area Video Coalition, San Francisco, CA and Pyramid, San Francisco, CA respectively.