Chris James Thompson

Chris' breakout documentary was "The Jeffery Dahmer Files," the story of the people around Jeffrey Dahmer during the summer of his arrest in 1991.


Chris James Thompson is an award-winning director based in Milwaukee whose first feature film The Jeffrey Dahmer Files premiered in competition at the SXSW Film Festival (2012), became a New York Times Critics Pick, and was acquired by IFC for distribution.

He also recently completed a short documentary MECCA, which was released by EPSN as part of their '30-for-30' series. 

His previous credits include work on the films: The Pool (Winner-Sundance Film Festival 2007), Collapse (Toronto International Film Festival 2009) and Suffering & Smiling (Winner-Human Rights Watch Film Festival 2006).