Chris was testing out a film camera at Lansdowne Park when he happened upon a fundamentalist Christian rally. He didn’t even remember shooting the shot until the roll came back. Sometimes happy accidents occur. A slice of indoctrination.
Chris’ producing, directing and editing work is internationally recognised and his videos are feaured worldwide in galleries, festivals, and on television. His groundbreaking broadcast design work for the Emmy-nominated "This Hour Has 22 Minutes" set new benchmarks for comedy in a country famous for great comic television. He has won numerous Canadian and international awards for his work, including a Gemini for CBC’s "The Health Show", a Gemini nomination for his documentary writing in "Beyond Belief" for CBC’s "Man Alive", as well as Best Picture Editing at Hot Docs for the same show. Chris began his career as a video artist and continues to contribute to the art. His work is in the collections of The National Gallery of Canada, The Canada Council Art Bank, The Museum of Modern Art in New York and the Museum of Radio and Television, also in New York. Expo 2000 in Hanover, Germany and Founder’s Hall, in Charlottetown, P.E.I., showcased his foray into video exhibit installation. Chris’ work in creative social commentary can be seen on CBC News: Sunday and This Hour Has 22 Minutes. (www.tvfactory.tv)