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Christopher Dillon Quinn, also known as Christopher Quinn, is an award-winning American film director, writer, and producer. He was born in Washington, D.C. and grew up in neighboring Alexandria, Virginia. He studied Film and Visual Anthropology at the Anthropology Film Center in Santa Fe, New Mexico.
Quinn won the Audience Award and the Grand Jury Prize for his film God Grew Tired of Us at the 2006 Sundance Film Festival. God Grew Tired of Us went on to win Best Documentary at the Deauville Film Festival and Galway Film Festival. In 2007, Quinn was award the emerging documentary filmmaker award by the International Documentary Association. He also directed the feature-length film 21 Up America which was based on the seminal British series and produced by Michael Apted. Quinn is currently at work on a new documentary series entitled I Animal which explores the fraught frontier between humans and all the rest of the animals on earth.
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