Eyre completed his Master of Fine Arts degree in Filmmaking at New York University. As a graduate student he was a teaching assistant and the recipient of the Haig Manoogian, Warner Brothers, and Martin Scorsese Post Production Awards, and the first place Mobil Award at New York University's First Run Film Festival. In 1995 he also won the prestigious Rockefeller Foundation Intercultural Film Fellowship.
In the summer of 1995 Eyre was invited to participate as a Sundance Institute Film Fellow in the Screenwriters, Producers and Filmmakers Labs. The following year he was named the U.S. Award Winner of the Cinema 100/Sundance International Award honoring five filmmakers from each continent who best represent the next generation of visionaries.
Chris Eyre is an active board member of the Native American Producers Alliance, a national non-profit organization of enrolled tribal members working in film and video as producers, writers and directors.
Chris Eyre Facts
|Portland, Oregon, USA
|We Shall Remain: America Through Native Eyes
|Keeping Up Appearances
|A Thousand Roads