12 Lessons & 3 Live Zoom Calls
As a feature film writer, Chris has learned the importance to allow his scripts to evolve. From first draft to post-production editing, writers need to allow space for their scripts to grow to become the strongest story possible. In this Aspire Circle, learn the life of an evolving script.
About Chris Dowling
Chris Dowling is a multi-talented writer, director and producer who has optioned multiple properties that span both genre and medium. He wrote and directed his first feature in 2009, the award-winning noir comedy ROCK SLYDE. Chris followed that up by creating and selling four television properties including back-to-back 20-episode orders of REPO GAMES for Spike TV.
In 2014, he wrote the theatrical feature THE REMAINING for Sony. The next year, he wrote and directed WHERE HOPE GROWS which was released by Roadside Attractions /Lionsgate Entertainment. The film won numerous awards including the “Audience Award” at The Heartland Film Festival. The feature drama he wrote for the Grammy award-winning band “For King & Country” entitled PRICELESS was released in theaters in October 2016 and was nominated for a Dove Award in the category of “Inspirational Film of the Year.”
As a producer, his documentary ASPERGER’S ARE US was purchased by Netflix and chronicles the first comedy troupe that consists entirely of openly Autistic performers. Chris followed that up with the 6-part HBO docu-series ON TOUR WITH ASPERGER’S ARE US. Next came the inspirational drama he wrote and directed that was executive produced by Tim Tebow called RUN THE RACE which did nearly 3X it’s production budget in domestic box office in 2019. Chris’s latest film ROLL WITH IT, a comedy for Endeavor Content and Third Coast Entertainment comes to theaters in Fall. BLUE MIRACLE, a film he wrote starring Dennis Quaid, just released on Netflix where it quickly became the #1 highest rated movie on the platform. Chris’s large-scale musical UNDONE which he wrote and will be directing as well as producing with Monarch Media is set for production date of Summer of 2021. Following UNDONE, is the indie drama ACIDMAN and the Little Jimmy Dickens biopic slated for a Q1 2022 shoot.