The UnLonely Film Festival: Best of Fest
About the Filmmaker
Chris King is an Oscar-qualifying filmmaker and three-time Emmy nominated promotions producer. His feature and short film screenplays have garnered national attention in The Nicholl Fellowship, the Chesterfield Film Project, Fade In Magazine, and HBO’s Project Greenlight. Chris’s films have played at over 250 film festivals, have been seen in over 140 cities in 90 countries, and have received over 100 awards and nominations. Chris’s short film “Birthday” qualified for the Academy Award (Live Action Short) in 2017 and played at over 150 international film festivals. The festival run on his latest short film “Pipe Dream” (about tv legend Carol Burnett) just finished, and he is now in pre-production on his next feature. Chris and his co-producer/co-writer wife Heather reside in Roseville, California with their two daughters.
Dive Even Deeper
Try the following to connect further with the film’s story…
- Think about some of your past birthdays and select one where–similar to the character in the film–everything seemed to be different. Try to remember the setting and all of the sensory details along with the key individuals with whom you spent the day. Write about the day as objectively as you can: Who did you see? What happened? What was so different? How did you feel?