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Christine Swanson
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Multiple award-winning filmmaker Christine Swanson earned her MFA in Film from New York University's Tisch School of the Arts. Christine also earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Notre Dame double majoring in Communications and Japanese.

Christine has developed, written and/or directed movie projects for various companies including HBO Films, Magnolia Pictures, State Street Pictures, TV One and Faith Filmworks, her own independent film company. Christine received an NAACP Image Award nomination for Outstanding Directing in a Television Motion Picture for For the Love of Ruth. Christine also directed three original cable movie premieres for TVONE entitled, To Hell and Back, For the Love of Ruth and Love Under New Management: The Miki Howard Story which broke network ratings as the most watched original movie in network history.

Christine’s work has won numerous awards and have played in many film festivals including, Sundance, Chicago International Film Festival, Heartland Film Festival, The Hampton International Film Festival, Cannes Festival du Film Panafricain, Santa Barbara International Film Festival and American Black Film Festival to name a few.

Christine was recently tapped to direct the feature film, Buffalo Soldier Girl and also has adapted the award-winning book, Touching Spirit Bear by Ben Mikaelsen, into a screenplay.

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