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Christopher Nostrand, MFA

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Christopher Nostrand owns and operates Nostrand Productions LLC. He’s also an independent filmmaker and instructs the class Lighting and Cinematography at Marist College. Chris’ films have over fifty selections and screenings including Woodstock Film Festival, DOC NYC, GI Film Festival twice and NewFilmmakers New York. His over twenty award wins include a CINE Golden Eagle, x5 Tellys, x3 Communicators, Director’s Choice at Black Maria Film Festival and Best Historical Documentary at The International Documentary Challenge. Chris earned a Master’s of Fine Arts in Integrated Media Arts from Hunter College in 2016.


AWARDS


2022 Spotlight documentary awards: Spotlight silver award “firefly: The Tay Fisher Story”
2022 SUNY New Paltz 40 Under Forty Award: Christopher Nostrand ’11
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 AWARD“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 & SCREENINGS


2023 Athletic Inspiration Film Festival “FIREFLY: The Tay Fisher Story”
2022 NEW YORK CINEMATOGRAPHY AWARDS (NYCA): FINALIST BEST DOCUMENTARY
2022 SIENA COLLEGE “FIREFLY: The Tay Fisher Story”
2022 DINAMO Festival for Equality in Sports “FIREFLY: The Tay Fisher Story”
2022 HUDSY TV App Launch Tour “FIREFLY: The Tay Fisher Story” at miller middle school
2022 HUDSY TV App Launch Tour “Wine Whoopee with Brandon Anders” (pilot)
2020 CUNY TV “Silent Exposure” (BROADCAST)
2020 CUNY TV “Mister Morvillo” (BROADCAST)
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 NY 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”
2013 Underexposed Film Festival yc “Garbage Girl in Daily Consumption”

PUBLIC SERVICE


2022 The Broadcast Education Association (BEA) Awards: Judge
2022 HUDSY Community Content Fund: Selection Committee
2019 People’s Place Fundraiser Video: Video Sponsor
2019 Greater Hudson Valley Young Professionals Summit: Video Sponsor
2018 The Hudson Valley Future Summit: “The Creators” Moderator
2016 ASK For Film: Director
2015-2018 The CINE Golden Eagle Awards: Judge

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