Chris Perkel

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Born and raised in the Bronx, Chris Perkel is best known for Clive Davis: The Soundtrack of Our Lives (2017), opening night film at the 2017 Tribeca Film Festival and winner of the 2017 Critics' Choice Award for Best Music Documentary. He followed with Foreman (2017), about George Foreman's improbable heavyweight comeback for Epix, and Phenoms (... See full bio »

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 2013 Stand Up Planet (TV Series)
 2013 Woman Driver: The Musical (Short)
 2013 Sport in America: Our Defining Stories (TV Movie documentary)
 2013 Alive & Well (Documentary)
 2012 Counting the World (Documentary short)
 2011 The Real Rocky (TV Movie documentary)
 2011 Pearl Jam Twenty (Documentary)
 2008 Johnny Cash's America (Documentary)
 2008 Independent Lens (TV Series documentary) (1 episode)
- The Cool School (2008)
 2008 The Cool School (Documentary)
 2008 The Joy of Lex (TV Movie)
 2007 Making of 'Breaking Bad' (TV Short documentary)
 2007 The Town That Was (Documentary)
 2006 Broken Trail: The Making of a Legendary Western (TV Short documentary)
 2006 Biography (TV Series documentary) (1 episode)
 2004 Big Time (Short)
 2004 Hollywood Home Movies (TV Movie documentary)
 2001 The Swell Life (Documentary short)
 2001 The Best Picture Show (Short)
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Chris earned a BA from Columbia University and an MFA at the University of Southern California School of Cinema-Television. See more »

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