Chris Filippone, USA
doc workshop 2024 – LECTURER & TUTOR

Chris Filippone is a documentary filmmaker whose works immersively explore social issues and themes around survival economies, peripheral perspectives, and liminal spaces. His films have screened in Berlinale, Visions du Réel, SXSW, Hot Docs, and Sheffield Doc/Fest as well as online in The New York Times Op-Docs, The New Yorker, The Atlantic, and Short of the Week.

Most recently, his film Huntsville Station was nominated for Outstanding Nonfiction Short at the Cinema Eye Honors and Best Short Nominee at the IDA Documentary Awards. He has received grant funding and support from Catapult Film Fund, Foundation for Contemporary Arts, AmDoc, Mountainfilm, and Iowa Arts Council; fellowships from Telluride Student Symposium and UFVA; and residencies at KHN Center for the Arts and Marble House Project.

Chris is a graduate of Stanford University’s M.F.A. Documentary Film and Video program and has taught at San Francisco Art Institute, Santa Clara University, and most recently as a Visiting Assistant Professor at The University of Iowa.

Filmography: Huntsville Station (short, 2020), How to Breathe in Kern County (short, 2019), A View from the Window (short, 2018), Scrap (short, 2017), Since You Arrived, My Heart Stopped Belonging to Me (cinematographer/editor, short, 2021).