CHRISTINA BURCHARD is an award-winning documentary filmmaker, illuminating stories about artists, athletes, complicated heroes, and inspired minds. She directed Season 2 of "The Confession Tapes" (A24), which explored the culpability of the criminal justice system, and two seasons of the Emmy-nominated series "Why We Fight" about a charismatic boxer battling opioid addiction. In 2023, Christina premiered her documentary-hybrid short film, "MISS BROWN", at the Tribeca Film Festival. 

Christina has a passion for movement, and regularly works with dancers and musicians. She directed a performance from Metallica and has been in the studio with St. Vincent, Alicia Keys, and Mariah Carey. Her dance film "Lorelei" stars principal dancers from The Joffrey Ballet, and premiered with the Hollywood Chamber Orchestra showcasing the contributions of female film composers. Recently, she premiered a music video in collaboration with Pakistani-American composer Qasim Naqvi and street dancer Matthew “ET” Gibbs. 

Before pivoting to directing full-time, Christina began her career as a feature editor and worked with the team on the Academy Award winning film "Citizenfour". As a former Creative Director at MasterClass, she directed classes with Es Devlin, Jeff Koons, Gloria Steinem, Neil deGrasse Tyson, Tyler Mitchell, and others, where she cultivated a cinematic and intimate interview experience. Christina has directed, edited, and developed projects supported by the MacArthur Foundation, the Gucci Tribeca Documentary Fund, and The Harnisch Foundation, as well as HBO, Showtime, Netflix, A24, ESPN, PBS, VICE, the International Venice Film Festival, IDFA Amsterdam, NYFF, Sundance, and the Toronto Film Festival.

Direct contact : christinaburchard@gmail.com