Christian’s focus as storyteller is social dramas and cutting edge interpretations of classical stories. He aims to produce work that inspires, questions and challenges.
He is currently in in pre-production for his next short film 'Daughter, a modern adaption of the Parable of the Lost Son. The film is a coming of age story about a British-Pakistani Muslim girl. The project had a successful Kickstarter campaign in 2017.
Most recently he was selected as the Film Creative for the 2018-2019 Emerging Creatives Programme with the Hospital Club London.
In the last two years Christian has directed and written the short films 'Slaved' (2016), 'Gone' (2016) & 'All’s Well' (2015). Most recently, 'Slaved,' won the Unchosen Short Film Competition (patrons- Ken Loach, Nick Broomfield). His other short 'All's Well' won best film at the Just Film Awards and Audience Choice Award at the Veterans Film Festival. It screened at the East End Festival in June 2016.
Alongside his film pursuits Christian is part of the Young Vic Directors Scheme.
Christian was formally trained in Acting at Drama Centre- Central St Martins. After graduating he acted in feature films, high profile music videos, award winning short films and classical theatre productions. He is currently represented by Curtis Brown.
He read English Literature and Fine Art at Newcastle University where his graduate art film was screened at the Northern Film Festival. Prior to University he gained an Associate Producer credit on the feature 'The Least Among You' (2009) starring Oscar winner Louis Gossett Jr.
Actor - Feature Films- Plastic, Born of War and Cloud Nine. Theatre Productions- Much Ado About Nothing, The Tempest & Midsummer Nights Dream. Commercials- Nintendo, Landrover, Adidas, Epson, Debenhams, Mr Porter, Peroni & Carling
Apr 2012 - May 2015
Director - 'All's Well' short film
Jan 2014 - Mar 2015
Director - Medair- Charity Theatre Performance based on real life accounts of Syrian refugees- Crypt St Martins in The Fields
Dec 2014 - Dec 2014
Producer - Only Connect- 3 new writing plays at Only Connect Theatre
Jul 2014 - Sep 2014
Producer/Actor - Guardian (short film)
Jun 2012 - Apr 2013
Director EPK - Cloud Nine (feature film)
Apr 2010 - May 2010
Associate Producer - The Least Among You (Feature Film)
Jul 2007 - Dec 2007
Screen Acting, Directing & Writing - MA - Central St Martins College of Art & Design- Drama Centre
Jan 2011 - Jul 2012
English Literature & Fine Art - BA - Newcastle University
Sep 2007 - Jul 2010
1 month Intensive Film Course - Diploma - London Film Academy
Oct 2006 - Nov 2006