Born in Canada to Irish parents, Chris grew up in Africa and around Europe. Dividing his time between working as a filmmaker and photographer he is now based in London.
He has won several awards including the Miramax Scriptwriting Award, Sony World Photo of the Year and the Wanderlust Portfolio of the Year. He has had his photos published in the national press and exhibited in the Royal Geographical Society in London and United Nations Office at Geneva.
He works regularly as a commercial photographer taking images of office and home interiors as well as portraits.
He has produced photographic work for charities and published two photographic books, whilst working on a long-term project, Devotion, which explores different faith traditions around the world.
Chris has also written and directed several award winning films whilst working internationally as a TV commercials and brand film director.
He has worked with such agencies as Leo Burnett, Young and Rubicam, BBDO, Saatchi and Saatchi and O&M among others, creating commercials for products ranging from banks to beers and including Coca Cola, Twix, Nestle and Pringles.
Chris has also written and directed over 50 journalistic films for the Telegraph Newspaper and Wall Street Journal's online Business Clubs.
In 2014 he wrote and directed Car and Country, featuring super cars traveling across the British countryside (McLaren, Lamborghini, Ferrari, etc) working regularly with drones.
Chris has worked as a photographer and director in many locations around the world including Ho Chi Minh City, Bangkok, Istanbul, Dubai, Moscow, Kiev, Prague, Warsaw, Bucharest, Durban, Cape Town, Rome, Paris, London, Dublin and USA. His photography has taken him to Tibet, Ladakh, Spiti Valley, India, Kurdistan, Iran, Ethiopia, and Peru.
Widely traveled, Chris continues to seek new adventures whilst imbuing his home based commercial work with his energy and unique creativity.
2016 - Prix de la Photographie, Paris (Press) 1st Place, 2016 - Sony World Photography National Award, 2016 - Moscow International Foto Awards Honorable Mention, 2015 - Wanderlust Photo Portfolio of the Year 1st Place, 2015 - IPOTY (People, Travel) 1st Place, 2015 - International Photography Awards Honorable Mention, 2014 - Wild Frontiers Photo of the Year 2014. 1st Place, 2016 - Wanderlust Photo of the Year (People) 1st Place, 2016 - Tokyo International Photo Awards Gold Winner, 2016 - Outdoor Photographer of the Year-Travel 1st Place
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