Film Studies Program

Christian Rozier

Christian Rozier
Assistant Professor of Film Studies and Digital Storytelling
222 Tate Hall

MFA 2004, Temple University
BA 1999, Washington University in Saint Louis


S. Christian Rozier is a dual-appointed assistant professor of Film Studies and Digital Storytelling in the School of Visual Studies at the University of Missouri. He is a documentary and narrative film director who has produced films, music videos, and commercials on four continents. His credits include Voices of the Forest, a documentary series produced in Myanmar and Cambodia, the world-tour music documentary Among The Trees, screenwriter of the feature film Lineage, and the multiple award-winning documentary Racing the Past. Commercially, he has produced content for Hearst Interactive and Geffen Records. His work is primarily focused on the triumphs and uplifting stories within underrepresented communities.

Christian’s commitment to equitable access to film education has led him to the stewardship of numerous media arts programs and institutions, including film and visual storytelling programs for underserved youth in Los Angeles, programs in native communities, and with international NGOs to help them implement and strengthen their storytelling capacities.