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Christopher Manning is an award-winning writer, director and producer working in fiction and documentary.

Nowhere, his most recent drama short, which was commissioned by the British Film Institute and British Council and co-produced by Cannes-winning production company Majdal Films, premiered at festivals in 2021.

His 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. His shorts are available globally on Amazon Prime and other VOD platforms.


Christopher is a former BFI Network x BAFTA Crew scheme participant, a member of Directors UK and an Alumnus of the Telluride Film Festival Student Symposium. He holds an MA in Filmmaking from the London Film School.

His upcoming drama feature debut is in development. James Watson, 2020 BFI Vision Award recipient, is attached to produce.