Chris Munch

Moving Image, 2000

Self-taught filmmaker Chris Munch lives in Los Angeles. His 1996 film Color of a Brisk and Leaping Day was shown at major festivals including Sundance and was released theatrically in the U.S. He was also successful with his 1991 feature The Hours and Times, and 1987 feature In Laura’s Garden. At age 15, Chris began an award-winning streak sweeping the KPBS Young Filmmakers Awards two years in a row. His later honors include an Independent Spirit Award from Independent Feature Project, a Sundance Jury Prize, and top prize at the Berlin International Film Festival.

Awards and Accomplishments

2001: Munch receives Hambridge Center Residency in Philadelphia

2001: Munch is Taos Land Grant nominee