Greetings, Internet.

I'm a director & cinematographer with a focus on branded ads, short-form docs & music videos.


E: hello@chrisrusch.com

Austin | Los Angeles | New York


Partners in crime:
Faust Films
Hyperreal Film Club
Originator Studios
Drew Daniels



2021 On Athletics Club (OAC): "Origins" Docuseries | Episode 4: Racing (DP)



2021 AIA | Pop Courts (Director & DP)



2020 Independent Lens | American Nomads (DP)



2020 Troller - "Torch" (DP)



2019 The Daily Show - Lupita Nyong’o and Trevor Noah Talk “Us" (DP)



2018 Spotify Sessions - Miguel - "Waves" (DP)



2018 Bumble - "Empowering Connections" (DP)



2018 Dell Technologies - "Match Play" (Director & DP)



2018 The Daily Show - "How a Trump Supporter May Have Voted to Destroy His Own Career" (DP)



2018 Single Lash - "Broken Tongue" (Director & DP)



2018 Thousand Foot Whale Claw - "Black Hole Party" (Director)



2018 Levi's - "Why We Team Up" (Director)



2018 AMX Acendo - "Collaboration for the Modern Workspace" (Director & DP)



2017 Comedy Central - "Jeff Ross Roasts the Border" (DP)



2017 College Football Inside Slant: Terry Glenn Feature (DP)



2017 Cheez It - "Stages of Hunger" (Director & DP)



2017 Spotify House @ SXSW (B-Cam)



2017 VVV - "Spellbound" (DP)



2017 Troller - "Nothing" (DP)



2017 Dylan Cameron - "Infinite Floor" (DP)



2016 Bush's Beans - "Cocina Latina" (Director & DP)



2016 Project LOOP - "Skatepark Kickoff" (Director & DP)



2016 Girls Track - "Empowering Young Women" (Director & DP)



2016 S U R V I V E - "Copter" (DP)



2016 Samantha Glass - "Hidden Arrangements" (Director & DP)



2016 Troller - "Sundowner" (DP)



2016 Troller - "Not Here" (DP)



2015 Protomartyrs - "Want Remover" (DP)



2014 Bill Callahan - "Javelin Unlanding" (Co-director & DP)