Chris Filippone

Chris Filippone is a documentary filmmaker and educator whose works explore physical labor, marginalized perspectives, and liminal spaces through aesthetically immersive approaches. His films have screened in Berlinale, Visions du Réel, SXSW, Hot Docs, CPH:DOX, Sheffield Doc/Fest, as well as on The New York Times Op-Docs, The New Yorker, The Atlantic, Short of the Week, and Vimeo Staff Picks. In 2021, his film Huntsville Station was nominated for both Outstanding Nonfiction Short at the Cinema Eye Honors and Best Short at the IDA Documentary Awards. He has received support from the Foundation for Contemporary Arts, AmDoc, Mountainfilm, Bread and Roses, and Iowa Arts Council; fellowships from the Telluride Student Symposium and UFVA; and participated in residencies at Points North Institute, KHN Art Center, and Marble House Project. Chris is a graduate of Stanford University’s M.F.A. Documentary Film and Video program and has previously taught at San Francisco Art Institute, Santa Clara University, and recently, as a Visiting Assistant Professor at The University of Iowa.