A Hollywood executive discusses screenwriting.
Monday, May 10, 2010
- Name: Christopher Lockhart
- Location: United States
Chris is the Story Editor at WME, the world’s largest talent agency, where he looks for potential film projects for “A” list actors. He spent the previous eleven years at ICM and William Morris. Chris has an MFA in dramatic writing from NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts. He has taught writing at UCLA, Los Angeles Valley College and is an adjunct professor in the MFA Professional Screenwriting Program at National University. His writing workshop THE INSIDE PITCH aired on local TV and earned him an L.A. Area Emmy nomination. He co-produced the 2009 horror film THE COLLECTOR (now on DVD) and its sequel THE COLLECTION (2012). He produced & wrote the documentary MOST VALUABLE PLAYERS (2010), winning several awards including “the “Documentary Channel Audience Award” at the 2011 Nashville Film Festival. It was acquired by Oprah Winfrey for her “Documentary Club” and debuted on OWN in 2011. (It’s now available on DVD & VOD.) Chris is a member of the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences; the Writers Guild of America, West and the Producers Guild of America. Follow him on Twitter @c_lockhart