Chris Renteria has produced and directed films focusing on social and environmental challenges and the brilliant people at the center advocating for change in communities across America.
Magnolia Pictures’ WHOSE STREETS? by Sabaah Folayan and Damon Davis was Renteria’s first foray as a producer into feature-length documentary films. The film premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in 2017 and was nominated for a Critic’s Choice award, Gotham Award, NAACP Image Award, and a Peabody Award.
Renteria is currently producing Damon Davis' Chain of Rocks (2021) and Sabaah Folayan's next film Aint I a Woman (2021).
He produced Leonor Zuniga’s short film Exiled which premiered at Hot Docs and The Stranger which premiered at the Nantucket International Film Festival in 2019.
He served as cinematographer for St Louis Superman which has been nominated for an Academy Award for Best Documentary Short Subject in 2020.
St. Louis Superman
Film Cinematography by
Show Me Democracy
Film Producer / Camera and Sound
TV Series Actor
Guilt Demands Punishment
Film (short) by Bandit Rainmaker Productions Writer / Director / Cinematographer
Film Miscellaneous Crew
Nominated for an Academy Award for Best Documentary Short Subject in 2020.
Best Film (in genre) 48 Hour Film Festival Nashville, TN.