Chris Carr is hugely passionate about filmmaking and storytelling, whether that be through commercials, online content, TV dramas or feature films.
Chris has directed commercials for brands such as Epson, NS&I and The Outlet in Ireland. He's also shot and directed digital content for brands such as Superdrug, The Perfume Shop and the arts publisher Phaidon Press.
In the narrative department Chris has directed two award winning plays, "Our Jonathan" in 2015 which won the Kenneth Branagh New Drama Award and “Driven”, which won Best Actor at the Off Cut Festival in 2012. Former “Dr Who” star Louise Jameson who was in the audience called the play "a joy to behold" and said it was "beautifully directed"
Aside from directing Chris is also an accomplished producer and production manager. Notable credits include the micro-budget feature film "How not to disappear completely" which won "Best Feature Film" at the Arlington film festival. He also produced the short film "Victims" with singer and song writer Alesha Dixon, of which the writer Rick Hughes went on to be nominated for a Scottish BAFTA. Chris also co-produced Thomas Dolby's Webby nominated music video "The Toadlickers" in 2011 and co-produced the Sky Arts documentary “Chris Petit: Scene from the other side” .
Recently Chris wrapped his debut short spy film "The Dry Cleaner" which has been picked up for world wide distribution by Shorts International. The film will be available to buy on iTunes in the autumn of 2019.
Chris is wildly passionate about authentic feeling stories around crime, espionage and intrigue. He is developing a number of feature film and television scripts through his production company Beyond Mirrors. To further his research he has started a monthly podcast called “The Dry CleanerCast” interviewing authors, experts and former spies about Espionage, Geo-Politics and Terrorism.
Shots of CHRIS at work