Chris Burke


Director Chris Burke is a Los Angeles native and graduate of Yale University, where he met Brian Wallach in 2002 and quickly came to believe that he'd be supporting Brian on the campaign trail someday.

Chris has been documenting Brian and Sandra’s fight since the launch of I AM ALS in early 2019 as they have worked to rewrite the future of ALS for people across the country. 

Chris's documentary work includes directing the Emmy-winning PBS doc BLOODY THURSDAY detailing the struggle for unionization by the dockworkers of 1930s San Francisco.

He has created shows for networks including Discovery, A&E, Turner and Food Network, and produced and directed for Showtime Sports, FOX Sports and more.