Christopher Manning is an award-winning writer, director and
producer. His short films have received multiple
nominations and awards, screened at over 75 festivals worldwide and
garnered millions of views online.
Festival selections include BFI London Film Festival, Encounters,
Uppsala, London Short Film Festival, Frameline, Outfest, Queer Lisboa, and BFI Flare, among many others. In 2017, he was selected for the BFI
and British Council's FiveFilms4Freedom campaign. A new short
entitled NOWHERE, which was commissioned by the BFI and British Council and co-produced by Cannes-winning production company Majdal Films, will premiere on the festival circuit in 2021. His shorts are available on Amazon Prime in the US and the UK.
Christopher holds a B.A. in History from Columbia University in New York and an M.A. in Filmmaking from the London Film School. He is
a BFI Network x BAFTA Crew scheme participant, and an
Alumnus of the Telluride Film Festival Student Symposium. His debut feature is in development with 2020 BFI Vision Award Recipient James Watson at Wild Beast Productions.