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Chris Nostrand, MFA

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Christopher Nostrand is an independent filmmaker, owner of a video production company and a college professor of digital film production based in the Hudson Valley of New York State. As a filmmaker, Christopher has earned over fifty official selections among his various films including screenings at Woodstock Film Festival, DOC NYC, GI Film Festival & NewFilmmakers New York. He has won twenty awards in filmmaking including a CINE Golden Eagle Award, five Telly Awards, three Communicator Awards, Best Documentary and Best Cinematography at CUNY Film Festival and Director’s Choice at Black Maria Film Festival. Currently, Christopher owns and operates Nostrand Productions LLC, where he produces client-based projects from concept to completion. Also, he is a professor at both SUNY New Paltz and Marist College’s film departments where he teaches a variety of production courses. Christopher earned his Master’s of Fine Arts in Integrated Media Arts from Hunter College in 2016.

AWARDS

2020 Communicator Awards: Silver Award of Distinction (Individual Documentary – Series) “Wine Whoopee with Brandon Anders” (pilot)

2020 Communicator Awards: Silver Award of Distinction (Documentary – Branded Entertainment) “Tiger Schulmann’s: The Teacher”

2020 Communicator Awards: Silver Award of Distinction (Campaign) “Tiger Schulmann’s Adult Kickboxing Campaign”

2018 Telly Awards: Bronze Telly (Documentary) “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 Telly Awards: Bronze Telly (Non-Broadcast Production) “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 Film and Video Competition: Golden Eagle “Silent Exposure”

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

2012 Telly Awards: Silver Telly (Internet/Online – Commercial) “Unnecessary Roughness”

2012 Telly Awards: Silver Telly (Internet/Online – Video) “Spirit”

2011 Telly Awards: Bronze Telly (Commercial) “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”

OFFICIAL SELECTIONS

2020 CUNY TV: “Silent Exposure”

2020 CUNY TV: “Mister Morvillo”

2019 HUDSY TV The Commons: “Wine Whoopee with Brandon Anders” (pilot)

2019 New Paltz Film Festival: “Wine Whoopee with Brandon Anders” (pilot)

2019 HUDSY TV The Commons: “People’s Place”

2019 HUDSY TV The Commons: “Against the Wind”

2019 Kentucky Derby Fundraiser “People’s Place”

2017 Hudson Valley Drive-International Film Festival: “Destined to Fly”

2016 Rosendale Theatre Artist’s New Work Forum: “Destined to Fly”

2016 DOC NYC “Against The Wind”

2016 GI Film Festival “Mister Morvillo”

2016 Redhook Film Festival “Destined to Fly”

2016 Kingston Film Festival “Destined to Fly”

2016 ASK For Film “Destined to Fly”

2015 OLANA Armchair Travel Series ” Against the Wind”

2015 The American Public Health Association “Silent Exposure”

2015 Beacon Independent Film Festival “Against The Wind”

2015 CINE Beacon Showcase “Mister Morvillo”

2014 Woodstock Film Festival “Against The Wind”

2014 Netherlands Meets New York “Silent Exposure”

2014 Netherlands Meets New York “Garbage Girl in Daily Consumption”

2014 NewFilmmakers Summer Series “Silent Exposure”

2014 GI Film Festival “Silent Exposure”

2014 Underexposed Film Festival yc: “Silent Exposure”

2014 Voiceless Music Awards: Music Video of The Year Nomination “T-Skillz – People Wanna Talk”

2014 The Americas Film Festival “Garbage Girl in Daily Consumption”

2014 The Americas Film Festival “Silent Exposure”

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

2013 The Mosaic Film Experience “Garbage Girl in Daily Consumption”

2014 Underexposed Film Festival yc: “Garbage Girl in Daily Consumption”

PUBLIC SERVICE

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 ASK For Film: 3-part Film Showcase Director

2015 to 2018 Judge: The CINE Golden Eagle Awards


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