About

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Chris Wairegi is a New York City based Cinematographer and Founder of Blacker Berry Films; stories that go deeper than color. Blacker Berry Films is a NY State and City Certified Minority Woman Owned Business Enterprise.

Her work has shown at the Tribeca Film Festival and Sundance. She has been recognized as an ICG Magazine Generation NEXT Change Maker. Her vh1 show Black Girl Beauty was a Best of the Best & Rising Star Award Winner and two time Shorty Award Finalist. Her films have shown at the Doc NYC Fest, New York Festival of New Cinema and more. She is a Legacy Leader, Kodak Howard Bingham Scholar, and Four Time Gold ADDY award winner.

Chris is a proud member of IATSE Local 600, a 2021 Change Maker,  the International Collective of Female Cinematographers (ICFC), Brown Girls Doc Mafia (BGDM), Documentary Cinematographers Alliance (DCA) and SPORAS. She is a tireless feminist, activist, and educator.