Christie Herring is an award-winning independent documentary filmmaker with a strong interest in social justice. The Campaign (Producer/Director/Camera, 2013) follows the historic No-on-Prop-8 campaign for same-sex marriage and has screened at festivals across the country and aired on public television. Her most recent work is Code: Debugging the Gender Gap (Producer/Editor), a feature documentary about diversity in computer programming CODE has won multiple awards and premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival and at AFI in 2015. Her films Waking in Mississippi, Chickens in the City, Howdy Partner, and Bodies and Souls have won multiple awards, screened at film festivals around the world, and aired on PBS.
Christie’s editing and producing credits include work with PBS, National Geographic, A&E, as well as nonprofit and corporate clients including SFMOMA, LEVIS, Facebook, UC Berkeley, Breakthrough Collaborative, the Skoll Foundation, the New Media Advocacy Project, and the Mississippi Center for Justice. She has taught workshops and presented talks at universities, conferences, faith communities, and community centers around the country. She was selected as a 2013 San Francisco Film Society Film House Resident, as a participant in the 2011 CPB Producer’s Academy, and as a 2007 NBPC New Media Fellow. Christie received her MA in Documentary Filmmaking from Stanford University.
Films by Christie Herring
THE CAMPAIGN follows the people behind California's historic No-on-8 campaign to defend same-sex marriage through exclusive behind the scenes footage, interwoven with the national history of same-sex relationship recognition since the 1950s.