Chris is a multi award-winning comedy writer and director who works in live action and animation for film, television and commercials.
He has written for and directed a large number of well known British and American talent including Russell Brand (Forgetting Sarah Marshall), Kit Harington (Game of Thrones), Sacha Baron Cohen (Borat, Bruno), Neal Brennan (The Dave Chappelle Show), Robert Webb (Peep Show), Alexander Armstrong (Pointless), Jason Hazeley & Joel Morris (Ladybird Books for Grown Ups), DeRay Davis (21 Jump Street), Phil Nichol (Perrier winning stand up comedian), Tony Law (stand up comedian), Julia Davis (Nighty Night, Hunderby) and Javone Prince (Phone Shop, The Javone Prince Show). He is also very experienced at getting comic performances from A-list sports and music stars such as world champion F1 racing car drivers Lewis Hamilton and Jenson Button, Nascar world champion Tony Stewart and global rap star Nicki Minaj.
Chris began writing and directing films at Cambridge University where he graduated with First Class Honours in English Literature. After University Chris became a cartoonist for The Times newspaper, writing and drawing two award winning kid's cartoon strips for five years.
He then directed, wrote and created the hit adult puppet show Fur TV which won a Golden Rose of Montreux (Rose D’Or) and the BBC's Greenlight Award, and which was subsequently made into a series for MTV. The show played in the illustrious South Park slot on European MTV and was the most viewed show on MTV Online, making it the most syndicated show in MTV Europe’s history - selling to over 35 countries.
Chris also wrote, directed and performed in a number of short films including the Bafta winning Dupe. His first feature film, A Complete History of My Sexual Failures (Film4, Warp Films, StudioCanal) premiered at the Sundance Film Festival where it was nominated for a Grand Jury Prize. The film was sold worldwide to 36 countries and the rights were subsequently purchased by Universal Pictures, who are remaking it as a scripted comedy feature to be directed by Jay Roach (Austin Powers, Meet the Fockers). Chris is an Executive Producer on the film.
Chris also created the Clio award-winning kid's cartoon show Tooned, featuring the voices of Lewis Hamilton and Jenson Button. As creator, Chris wrote, directed and designed characters for the show, as well as writing the show's music. He has also directed a large number of award-winning commercials for global brands such as Beats by Dr. Dre, Jameson Whisky, Vodafone and
He is currently in post-production on an indie comedy feature film which he has written and directed called The Great Director, and has a comedy series in development with the BBC called Losers for which he is the creator, writer and director.
Chris directs commercials for Oscar winning production company Framestore where he is also a consulting Creative Director, specialising in ideation, character creation and storytelling on multiple platforms.