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 

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