Christina Stiles is a film editor based in Los Angeles.
Her work has been featured in festivals around the world and on platforms such as PBS, Apple TV, Amazon Prime, Peacock, Paramount+, BBC, and Hulu, among others. In 2023 she was selected to DOC NYC's annual "40 Under 40" list.
Christina is best known for her work on the critically acclaimed feature Red Penguins by Emmy-nominated director Gabe Polsky. Spoken in English and Russian, Red Penguins chronicles the fleeting joint venture between the Pittsburgh Penguins and famed Russian Red Army hockey teams in the wake of the Soviet Union’s collapse, shedding light on the tumultuous relationship between the two countries.
Red Penguins premiered at the 2019 Toronto International Film Festival and screened at several other festivals, including DOC NYC. The film was acquired by Universal Studios and nominated for Best Sports Documentary at the 2020 Critics Choice Documentary Awards, and Best Documentary Screenplay at the 2021 Writers Guild Awards.
More recently, Christina edited the feature Riders on the Storm directed by Jason Motlagh and Mark Oltmanns, which had it's world premiere at the 2023 SXSW Film Festival. Primarily spoken in Dari and Pashto, the film follows the Taliban’s rise to power through the lens of Afghanistan's national sport, buzkashi.
Other associated work of hers includes the feature documentaries In Search of Greatness directed by Gabe Polsky, and Oscar-nominated director Lucy Walker’s Bring Your Own Brigade, both of which had theatrical runs. Highlights of her short-form work include the Olympic Channel Original Series "By Her Rules", and the New York Times Op-Doc “Mapping the Disability Trap." Christina also has vast experience in the commercial world, editing branded content for major companies in between features.
To see more film credits, check out her IMDb page.
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