Chris Cannucciari Bio
Chris has a long career in documentary filmmaking, beginning his time at Vice News in 2007, working on the Creators Project. Today he heads up Viceland’s #1 rated show, Desus and Mero.
Most recently he’s premiered his feature documentary on Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency, “Banking on Bitcoin.” “Banking on Bitcoin” was an extensively researched, three year process which premiered at the number one position on iTunes in early 2017. It is currently a featured documentary on Netflix. He directed all aspects of the production, from the concept to the production and post production.
Chris have a strong visual sense which comes from his years of tutelage under such Cinematographers as Emmanuel Lubezki and Harris Savides. As important as visuals are, building relationships with subjects is the most important aspect of his non-fiction work. Gaining trust and access is what gives life to documentary subjects and continues to be my focus.
His documentary work has had him travel the globe. His web series ‘Bush Cooking’ took him to Malawi, Africa. He directed a pilot for NatGeo called Mystic Seekers, which was filmed in Southern India.
Alongside short form and feature length documentary filmmaking, Chris has directed global commercial and content campaigns for brands such as Kia, GQ, Nike, Reebok and Oakley.
Chris’s work with Kia and GQ saw him direct a series of online videos, rolled out globally. As well as stills campaign used for online and print.
Chris has also worked with sports brands such as Reebok, Nike and Oakley, on a range of commercial and online short docs.
Chris is currently in production on his next two Documentary’s; a music documentary Executively Produced by Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson and an international documentary about the history of propaganda, which has filmed in Norway, Finland, Estonia and Poland.