Christine Swanson


A visionary filmmaker from Detroit, Michigan, Christine Swanson most recently directed the record-breaking, smash-hit film The Clark Sisters: First Ladies of Gospel, which was 2020's Best TV Movie award recipient from the African American Film Critics Association and nominated for a Critics Choice Award for Best Movie Made for Television as well as five NAACP Image Award Nominations including Outstanding Directing. Her other celebrated movie credits include All About You, The Miki Howard Story, and For the Love of Ruth, for which she also earned an NAACP Image Award nomination for Outstanding Directing in a Television Motion Picture. Christine has directed numerous episodes of television including Sweet Magnolias, Bel-Air, BMF, P-Valley, All American, All American Homecoming, Chicago PD, FBI, Roswell, New Mexico. Christine received her Master of Fine Arts degree in Film from New York University's Tisch School of the Arts and her Bachelors of Arts degree from the University of Notre Dame. Christine serves on the Board of Trustees for Saint Mary’s College and the advisory committees for Film Fatales and PANO Network. She lives in Los Angeles with her Studio Executive husband, Michael Swanson and their four amazing children.