Chris Zaluski

Assistant Teaching Professor Christopher Zaluski is an award-winning documentary filmmaker and multimedia producer.

Zaluski worked professionally as a multimedia journalist for The Roanoke Times and video director at Teach For America before entering the world of higher education. His work has earned him distinctions from such organizations as the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, Webby Awards, Broadcast Education Association, and the Online News Association, and his films have screened at festivals worldwide.


Wagonmasters

Co-Director and Director of Photography

The car that was once the quintessential image of the American Dream is all but dead – at least for most people.

Wagonmasters, a documentary film, offers glimpses into the lives of such wagon enthusiasts, and tells the story of the station wagon as it represents a changing America over the last one hundred years.


  • Best of Festival – Broadcast Education Association Awards
  • Best Documentary, 2nd Place – College Television Awards
  • Official Selection to more 30 national and international festivals including Hot Springs, River Run, and Oxford.

Shipping Home

Co-Director and Director of Photography

Shipping Home follows the year-long construction of Asheville, North Carolina’s first shipping container residence. But this is no HGTV fairytale – Ryan and Brook must balance life and parenthood with their aspirations of a sustainable dream house.


  • Official Selection, Chagrin Falls Documentary Film Festival
  • Official Selection, Wild and Scenic Film Festival
  • Distributed by Kanopy

United Way: The Poverty Next Door

Co-Director and Editor

Simone’s Story is part of the United Way of the Greater Triangle‘s The Poverty Next Door series.  This series will be used for fundraising and brand awareness in the coming year.