Christopher Cook

producer | writer | editor

Christopher Cook is a producer, writer, and editor whose work focuses on socially-relevant issues. His first feature documentary, We Are Superman, discusses racial division and continues to be broadcast on PBS stations, receiving over 5900 airings and reaching 72% of the country to-date. In 2014, he was part of a team that crowd-funded $60,000 for Broke, Busted, & Disgusted, a feature documentary about the student-debt crisis, which aired on CNBC. In 2015, working with Kansas City PBS, he created and directed Your Fellow Americans, a web series discussing race, immigration, and the American Dream. Then, in 2016, he was Series Producer over Re:Dream, an $850,000 nation-wide web documentary series for which he won a regional Emmy. 

In 2018, Christopher and his long-time creative partner, Nathaniel Bozarth, were commissioned by the Johnson County Library to co-created Dividing Lines, a GPS-based driving tour of the history of segregation in Kansas City which is now the highest-rated tour on VoiceMap – a global audio tour platform. In 2019, he garnered his second regional Emmy for his motion graphics work on the 30-minute documentary Land of Opportunity. Then, in 2020 the Johnson County Library commissioned an updated, 360-video version of Dividing Lines

In 2021, Christopher completed post-production work on KINNICK, a feature-length historical documentary about 1939 Heisman Trophy winner Nile Kinnick. Since receiving his B.A. in Electronic Media from the University of Northern Iowa in 2008, Christopher has run his own LLC, Brainroot, where he produces both creative content and documentary media.