Chris Kursel was born in Milwaukee, WI. He graduated from Boston University's College of Communication with a degree in Film/TV. As an editor, he began at top advertising agencies Modernista! (Boston) and Evolution Bureau (San Francisco) on award winning campaigns. He currently works under Hank Corwin at renowned edit house Lost Planet (Los Angeles), where he cuts films, commercials, music videos and other longform content. His work as a writer/director/editor has appeared in Creativity, Adweek, FuseTV, numerous literary magazines and the Cannes Film Festival. His most recent film work includes a feature documentary on infamous Brooklyn Dodger Ralph Branca and 1951 pennant race.