Christopher Quinn

Christopher Quinn is an award-winning writer, director, and producer. His film God Grew Tired of Us won the Audience Award and the Grand Jury Prize at the 2006 Sundance Film Festival. God Grew Tired of Us went on to win Best Documentary at the Deauville Film Festival and Galway Film Festival. In 2007, Quinn directed the feature-length film 21 Up America and was awarded the Emerging Documentary Filmmaker Award by the International Documentary Association.

In 2013, Quinn created Big Star Pictures, with the purpose of producing new content for the film and television industry. Quinn is currently at work on a new documentary series entitled Eating Animals, based on the best-selling book by Jonathan Safran Foer and produced by Christopher, Natalie Portman and Twitter founders Biz Stone and Evan Williams

Christopher also directs commercials; his clients include Microsoft, United Airlines, Sears, and Bank of America. He notably directed the CDC’s poignant and effective “Tips from Former Smokers” Campaign, which has garnered awards and media attention for its effectiveness in inspiring people to quit smoking.