Chris Gallagher was born in Vancouver, Canada and attended Vancouver College, The University of British Columbia and Simon Fraser University. He has traveled extensively and taught at the University of Regina during the eighties and is now an Associate Professor of film at The University of British Columbia.
Currently, Chris Gallagher has completed Time Being a film about time that grapples with our intimate yet elusive understanding of time best summarized by a quote from Saint Augustine "What then is time? If no one asks me, I know what it is. If I wish to explain it to him who asks, I do not know."