Chester is an accomplished director and producer whose most recent works include The China Clipper – The Larry Kwong Story which is a documentary about the story of the first Chinese player in the NHL, and the bilingual feature film The Pharmacist/Le Pharmacien, which was screened at various festivals around North America. The Pharmacist/Le Pharmacien will be theatrically released nationally in early 2012. His work in television include numerous episodes of the comedy reality television series The Quon Dynasty, and the entire first season of the sketch comedy show CAUTION: May Contain Nuts. Chester has also produced and directed numerous commercials, music videos, and short films such as Wind Water, a short film created for Corus Networks (YTV in Canada), and Telling Teeth which was produced with the support of the National Film Board of Canada.
To add to his producing experience, Chester served as a producer on other projects such as the APTN series Hank Williams First Nation. Chester also worked as an Assistant to the Producers on such projects as the feature film Intern Academy, starring Dan Aykroyd and Dave Foley, the Family Channel series Mentors, and documentary series’ R.I.P Great Cemeteries of the World and Catching the Chameleon. Chester also gained valuable insight into the world of directing by serving as an assistant to the director on many projects, such as the NBC television series Fear Itself, just to name one. Chester has also worked as a staff assistant on the feature film The Assassination of Jesse James starring Brad Pitt.
Chester Sit’s career in the Canadian Film and Television Industry has been marked with varied experiences and successes. After receiving his Bachelor of Science from the University of Alberta, Chester worked in the technical and corporate side of production with several multimedia companies including Sharp’s Audio Visual and Precision Media Group where he produced, directed, and edited corporate and industrial video projects. His time with Minds Eye Pictures of Alberta, gave him an incredible amount of insight into the development and production of television programs and films in Canada.