Chris O'Falt Writer Indiewire

Chris O'Falt

Executive Editor, Crafts & Special Projects
Chris O'Falt runs IndieWire’s Film & TV Craft department and hosts the Filmmaker Toolkit podcast. Previously, he covered the indie and doc film beat for The Hollywood Reporter. When he’s not writing about the innovation of today’s leading filmmakers, Chris is helping train the next (and hopefully more diverse) generation of filmmakers through a non-profit he co-founded in NYCHA’s Gowanus Houses. Follow @cofalt.
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