Chris is a multi award-winning writer/director for film, television and commercials. He specialises in comedy VFX jobs and has created work for global clients including Universal, Dreamworks, Beats by Dr Dre, MTV, Facebook, BBC, McLaren, Movember, Jameson Whisky and many more.
He is highly experienced at working with A-list talent, having directed a number of well known British and American performers including Kit Harington (Game of Thrones), Sacha Baron Cohen (Borat, Bruno), DeRay Davis (21 Jump Street), Robert Webb (Peep Show), Alexander Armstrong (Pointless), Julia Davis (Nighty Night, Hunderby), Javone Prince (Phone Shop, The Javone Prince Show) as well as A-list sports and music celebrities such as world champion F1 racing car drivers Lewis Hamilton, Jenson Button and Fernando Alonso.
He 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 kids cartoon strips for five years.
He then directed, wrote and created the MTV 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 for three seasons 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 all the music
Chris's 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 world champion racing car drivers Lewis Hamilton and Jenson Button. As creator, Chris wrote and directed 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 feature film which he has written and directed called The Great Director, a comedy about a failed director. He also 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 specializes in comedy VFX jobs featuring A-list talent.