Christian Moran was born on March 29, 1985, in Columbus, Ohio. He completed one year at Ohio State, majoring in archaeology, before moving to Los Angeles at the age of 19 to attend film school. His first documentary, Ayahuasca Diary, was completed in 2008, and he has been working on the follow up "Everything Will Be Alright" since 2010. Along with making documentary films he heads his family's charitable organization, The Grant Town Foundation.