Nostrand Productions


Christopher Nostrand, MFA

Hunter College Master of Fine Arts (MFA): Integrated Media Arts (2016)

SUNY New Paltz Bachelor of Arts (BFA): Radio/TV Production (2011)

SUNY Ulster Associate in Arts (AA): Humanities & Social Sciences (2009)

Christopher Nostrand is a Hudson Valley filmmaker. He currently owns and operates the digital film and video production company Nostrand Productions LLC and also works in education as an adjunct professor in digital media production at both SUNY New Paltz and Marist College. In 2016 he earned a Master of Fine Arts in Integrated Media Arts from Hunter College in NYC. Chris has won seventeen awards in filmmaking including a CINE Golden Eagle, five Tellys, and best documentary and best cinematography wins at the CUNY Film Festival. His movies have screened at over thirty film festivals including Woodstock Film Festival, DOC NYC, GI Film Festival and Black Maria Film Festival.


2018 The Telly Awards: Bronze “Destined To Fly”

2016 CUNY Film Festival: Best Documentary “Mister Morvillo”

2015 Kingston Film Festival: Best Short Documentary “Against The Wind”

2015 CUNY Film Festival: Best Cinematography “Against The Wind”

2015 CUNY Film Festival: Runner-Up Best Documentary “Against The Wind”

2014 International Doc Challenge: Best Historical Documentary “Against The Wind”

2014 CUNY Asian American Film Festival: Best Documentary “Silent Exposure”

2014 The Telly Awards: Bronze “Silent Exposure”

2014 CUNY Public Health Research Awards: Symposium Award “Silent Exposure”

2014 Black Maria Film + Video Festival: Director’s Choice “Garbage Girl in Daily Consumption”

2013 CINE Golden Eagle Awards: The Golden Eagle Award “Silent Exposure”

2013 Underexposed Film Festival yc: Audience Choice Award “Garbage Girl in Daily Consumption”

2012 The Telly Awards: Silver “Unnecessary Roughness”

2012 The Telly Awards: Silver “Spirit”

2011 The Telly Awards: Bronze “Sprint: Epic Walk Away”

2010 Nearly Famous Film Festival: Runner-Up Best Alternative Film “Girl with Umbrella”

2007 Sawyer Film Festival: Best PSA “Alcoholism & Child Abuse”


2016 Rosendale Theatre Artist’s New Work Forum: Official Selection “Destined To Fly”

2016 DOC NYC: Official Selection “Against The Wind”

2016 GI Film Festival: Official Selection “Mister Morvillo”

2016 Kingston Film Festival: Official Selection “Destined To Fly”

2016 ASK For Film: Official Selection “Destined To Fly”

2015 The American Public Health Association: Official Selection “Silent Exposure”

2015 Beacon Independent Film Festival: Official Selection “Against The Wind”

2015 CINE Beacon Showcase: Official Selection “Mister Morvillo”

2014 Woodstock Film Festival: Official Selection “Against The Wind”

2014 NewFilmmakers Summer Series: Official Selection “Silent Exposure”

2014 GI Film Festival: Official Selection “Silent Exposure”

2014 Underexposed Film Festival yc: Official Selection “Silent Exposure”

2014 Voice Music Awards: Music Video of The Year Nomination “People Wanna Talk”

2014 The Americas Film Festival: Official Selection “Garbage Girl in Daily Consumption” & “Silent Exposure”

2014 Spoke The Hub Union Street Film Series: Official Selection “Silent Exposure”

2013 The Mosaic Film Experience: Official Selection “Garbage Girl”


2012-2016 The Alumni Association of Hunter College – $20,000 Grant Recipient

2011 Lambda Pi Eta, The National Communication Association Honor Society

2011 SUNY New Paltz’s Faculty List for Outstanding Graduating Students


2019 Video Sponsor: People’s Place Kentucky Derby Fundraiser Video

2019 Video Sponsor: 2nd Annual Greater Hudson Valley Young Professionals Summit

2018 Moderator: “The Creators” Fire Side Chat at The Hudson Valley Future Summit

2016 to Current Supervisor: SUNY New Paltz DMJ student interns at Nostrand Productions LLC

2016 ASK For Film: 3-part Film Showcase Director

2015 to 2018 Judge: The CINE Golden Eagle Awards