Chesley has worked with talented artists from all around the world on independent feature films, music videos and commercials. As a producer, she engenders support for the creative process. Her first music video Aesop Rock’s “Fast Cars” was nominated for three MTV Woodie Awards in 2005.Her independent produced feature film, “The Woods Have Eyes” was released on Blu-Ray by Echo Bridge. As Producer, Chesley’s Nike commercial entitled “Goal” for the World Cup Soccer 2006 games. Chesley co-founded representation firm Pangea Reps in the heart of Santa Monica and managed such companies as: Stan Winston Studios and ReelFX for commercial production.
She served as visual effects producer on theatrically released “Bratz” and visual effects associate producer on “Hostel: Part II”. She also adapted the feature thriller screenplay, “Webcam” for Spanish-based Sole Goldstern Media and “I Want To Be A Soldier” for Barcelona-based Canonigo Films. “I Want To Be A Soldier” filmed in Spain with Danny Glover and Robert Englund, won the Rome International Film Festival 2010 Kid’s Choice Award. Chesley founded and serves as Executive Director of the Louisiana International Film Festival & Mentorship Program, a non-profit organization based in Louisiana.