Chris Filippone is an independent filmmaker from Philadelphia, PA and holds a BA in Film & Media Arts and Political Science from Temple University. His thesis Driving the American Dream,about the health risks of driving a taxi, earned him a MiND TV Philadelphia Stories 7grant and screened at the Scribe Video Center, on public access channel WYBE, and the Pennsylvania State Capitol.
Since then, Chris has directed projects such as From the Shopfloor to the Streets,profiling female leaders in the labor movement; Guerrilla Girls: Not Ready to Make Nice,following the Guerrilla Girls’ campaign to combat the 1% in the art world; and Point Breeze,exploring the process of gentrification in a south Philadelphia neighborhood. His work has been featured in The Guardian,The Walker Art Center, Philadelphia Independent Film Festival, and Coursera, and he has received support from the Delaware Valley Filmmaking Foundation.
Telluride Student Symposium Fellowship, 2017
UFVA Graduate Student Fellowship, 2018