Christopher Manning is an award-winning writer, director and
producer. His films have received multiple nominations and awards,
screened at over 75 festivals worldwide and garnered millions of views
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, is due for release in 2020. His shorts are distributed by
UK-based Peccadillo Pictures.
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 former BFI Network x BAFTA Crew scheme participant, and an
Alumnus of the Telluride Film Festival's Student Symposium. His debut feature is in development.