Christopher Newman

The early days of filmmaker Christopher Newman’s career were spent combining his two passions, surfing and photography, as he traveled around the globe shooting professional surfers. He went on to earn a master’s degree in documentary from University of California, Santa Cruz, and has since screened his award-winning films in festivals worldwide and nationally on PBS. Based in San Francisco, Newman works as a director for global brands and agencies, creating cinematic, heartfelt and honest connections between his subjects and the viewer.