Christopher Roldan

Editor
Skam Austin

Christopher Roldan was Assistant Editor on Richard Linklater’s 2015 Golden Globe winner BOYHOOD, Associate Editor on the 2011 Palme d’Or winning Terrence Malick film, THE TREE OF LIFE, and Editor of Malick’s TO THE WONDER. He has edited television shows for HBO, Facebook, Jerry Bruckheimer Television, TNT, Oxygen, TLC and the Discovery Channel. Christopher edited the documentary A BRAVE HEART: THE LIZZIE VELASQUEZ STORY which won the 2015 SXSW Film Festival Audience award, ABORTION: STORIES WOMEN TELL, which was nominated for Outstanding Social Issue Documentary in the 2018 Emmy Awards, and two seasons of SKAM Austin on Facebook Watch.

Chris teaches advanced editing at University of Texas at Austin and In 2015 he was voted by UT alumni as one of the top 10 professors in Alcalde Magazine’s “Texas Ten”.

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