Filmmaker C.W. Winter was born in California. In 2020, he completed his DPhil in Art Practice & Theory at The Ruskin School of Art at the University of Oxford. He received his MFA from California Institute of the Arts where he studied closely under Thom Andersen, James Benning, and Allan Sekula
. His writing has appeared in Cinema Scope
, Moving Image Source
, and Too Much
. He lives in the United Kingdom where he is a Visiting Professor at the Royal College of Art and a Lecturer at the University of Oxford.