Christopher began playing music at age ten and by age fifteen he began performing, writing, and releasing original music in San Antonio, Texas. He later pursued an interest in photography and filmmaking at San Antonio College. For the next twelve years, he continued to perform and release music while working as a custom photo lab tech in San Antonio and Austin.

      In 2009, he moved to Brooklyn, New York and after taking a course at The Edit Center in Manhattan, he became the assistant editor on the film Look, Stranger and additional editor on Hot Coffee, both Edit Center class projects. The following year, he became an instructor at The Edit Center and an editor on the documentary Page One: Inside the New York Times, which earned him an Emmy nomination for editing. He went on to edit the art school documentary, Cartoon College; music documentary, Big Star: Nothing Can Hurt Me; AIDS crisis narrative, Test; state of higher-education documentary for CNN, Ivory Tower; comedy, I'm Obsessed With You; and an urban music drama, Beatbox.  He has edited commercial and corporate short-form videos for clients including Fox Searchlight,, Goya Foods, Saveur Magazine, and Aeras Biotech Co. 

     In 2014, he returned to San Antonio and is currently the lead DP & Editor at Key Ideas, an Emmy-nominated social impact storytelling firm serving nonprofits. His current feature film projects include editing an upcoming narrative, Friday's Child.


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