Biography

Chris is a writer and director from the UK. In his early career, Chris was a member of the audiovisual collective Addictive TV. he was involved with the creation of experimental films, motion graphics and the long-running ITV1 electronic music series Mixmasters. As a live act, Addictive TV were voted No.1 VJs in the world by DJMag, performing at events/venues including: Le Centre Pompidou, The ICA, The BFI, Glastonbury Festival, Mutek and Cork Opera House.  

He then moved into digital advertising as a creative, becoming a Creative Director at agencies including MIG and Isobar (Dentsu-Aegis).  Over the last decade, Chris has focused on writing and directing film projects. His work crosses documentary and fiction, crafting narratives that explore our relationship with folklore, landscape, architecture and the uncanny.

Chris’s short films have screened at film, photography and art festivals globally, including Arterial (2012)Cumulus (2014) and Sulphur (2016). In 2018, his feature documentary New Town Utopia was released theatrically to widespread acclaim, including four-star reviews in The Guardian, The Times and The Financial Times. It screened at festivals around the world and was selected as ‘Best of the fest’ at Rotterdam Architecture Film Festival. 

New Town Utopia is a cross-platform project also comprising a publication of poetry, photography and theory (featuring contributions from Jonathan Meades, Owen Hatherley and Gillian Darley), and a video installation entitled New Town Utopia x Magic Party Place. This collaboration with photographer CJ Clarke has exhibited at the Sharjah Biennale (Beirut), Format Photography Festival and Rich Mix, London.

Chris is currently developing film and television projects, including the supernatural anthology series Unholy Island and the documentary Believe Nothing, about comedian Ken Campbell. He also works as a commercials and content director.