Film, TV & Theatre
Born In Staffordshire, Chris is an Academy Award nominated director. He began his career as an actor and worked on various television and film projects with directors including Joel Schumaccher and was part of the main cast of BAFTA award winning film, Pride directed by Matthew Warchus.
Chris founded the UK’s leading production company in its field at the age of 20. SLICK have been producing a wide range of work including showreels, music videos, pilots, short films and documentaries ever since.
Chris’s directorial debut THE SILENT CHILD premiered at Rhode Island International Film Festival and won the Grand Jury Prize for Live Action Short film, qualifying the film for Oscar consideration, which has now been nominated for the 90th Academy Awards on March 4th 2018.
Awards for THE SILENT CHILD
Winner BEST LIVE ACTION SHORT Rhode Island International Film Festival
Winner PEOPLE’S CHOICE AWARD Aesthetica Short Film Festival
Winner BEST NARRATIVE SHORT FILM Savannah SCAD Film Festival
Winner AUDIENCE CHOICE AWARD Encounters International Film Festival
Winner YORK YOUTH AWARD Aesthetica Short Film Festival
Winner BEST SHORT FILM Sydney Indie Film Festival
Winner FILM FOR CHANGE Bolton International Film Festival
Nominated BEST DIRECTOR New Renaissance Island International Film Festival
Winner HUMANITY AWARD New Renaissance Island International Film Festival
Winner BEST SHORT First Time Filmmaker Showcase
Winner BEST FILM OF THE YEAR Gold Movie Awards
Winner BEST SHORT FILM Overcome Festival
For acting enquiries please contact Andrew Braidford at BWH.
THE SILENT CHILD (Feature)
Chris is currently developing The Silent Child into his debut feature as well as developing his next short film. Chris runs Slick Films, which continually creates fresh content in different sectors of the industry.
THE SILENT CHILD
Written by Rachel Shenton