RETROSPECTIVE AND Q&A: CHRIS SHEPHERD - BEYOND ANIMATION
20:30 Thu 16 Jan 2014
In association with Cork Film Festival
Chris Shepherd is a multi-award winning director, writer and producer. Since his award winning directorial debut for Channel 4 in 1997, The Broken Jaw, Chris has worked on animation for Chris Morris’s Nathan Barley and classic World Stareout Championship sketches for BBC’s Big Train. His director/writer his credits include, a ten part series for Channel 4 called People’s Britain (2000 – BAA winner), acclaimed short Dad’s Dead (2003 – 25 awards including 2 BAA’s, BIFA and BAFTA nomination), comedy collaboration with David Shrigley, Who I Am And What I Want (2005 BAA winner), Silence Is Golden (2006 TCM winner) and his latest BBC drama Bad Night For The Blues (2010), winner of the Canal+ International Award at Clermont International Film Festival 2011.
We are delighted to welcome Chris in relaxed conversation at Greenwich Picturehouse’s comfy lounge style cinema, and he will present a retrospective of his own work and discuss his experiences and expertise in the world of writing, directing and animation.