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©2019 by Chris Paul Walton.

Narrative
Below are a few examples of the narrative work Chris has been involved in. 

Role: Production Manager

Two strangers are trapped together in a lift; one is slowly dying, the other is dying to escape. 

Directed by Garry Crystal and starring Amanda Donohoe and  James Eeles, Down sees two strangers worlds collide in an unexpected and at a potentially fatal moment. 


Winner:

•Best Screenplay, Rhode Island International Film Festival 2019


Official selection:
Fastnet Film Festival, Woods Hole Film Festival, Kort film festivalen, Connecticut LGBTQ Film Festival, British Urban Film Festival, Exit 6 Film Festival, Rhode Island International Film Festival, Hell's Half Mile Music and Film Festival, Encounters Film Festival, Bolton International Film Festival, Women Over Fifty Film Festival, Aesthetica Short Film Festival, 

Role: Production Manager, 2nd Assistant Director

Directed by Gary Crystal, starring Arthur Darvill, Jemima Rooper and Alison Steadman. Bertie is a classic suburban tale about bereavement, parenthood and a mysterious pug.
When Tom (Darvill) and Lisa (Rooper) arrive at their dream picturesque home, they think that have found the ultimate countryside utopia in which they can bring up their newborn son, Charlie. Until they meet their new neighbour Ann and Bertie, an irascible pug, who not only wakes them at night but awakens them to the afterlife.


Winner:

•'Best of the Fest' jury and audience vote,  Palm Springs International Short fest 2018 
•'Best LOLZ short' at SCAD Savannah Film Festival 2018

•Best Short Film, Beverly Hills Film Festival 2019 


Official selection:

Cleveland International Film Festival, Beverly Hills Film Festival, Sonoma International Film Festival, Dam Short Film Festival, NewFilmmakers Los Angeles, SCAD Savannah Film Festival, The Pittsburgh Short Film Festival, Tallgrass Film Festival, London Short Film Festival (LSFF),  Palm Springs International Short festival, Flickers’ Rhode Island International Film Festival, 

Role: 3rd Assistant Director

Hell hath no fury like an older woman scorned - Directed by Tammy Riley-Smith, Lady M follows an actress named Margot (Samantha Bond) who played Lady Macbeth to great acclaiming her youth. Now in her fifties, she is largely forgotten, struggling for auditions, let alone parts. But when a theatre company announces its intention to stage Macbeth, Margot is determined to land the eponymous role once more.

Winner:

Best Female Director, Out of the Can Film Festival 2019

Best Short Film, Flicks Film Festival 2018

Best Producer, Karen Newman, Flicks Film Festival 2018

Best Director, Tammy Riley-Smith, Flicks Film Festival 2018

Audience Choice Award, Exit 6 Film Festival 2018

Best Actress Samantha Bond, Milwaukee Short Film Festival 2018

Honorary Mention, Best Film, Milwaukee Short Film Festival 2018

Runner Up Best Drama, Women Over 50 Film Festival 2018

Film for Change Award, Bolton Film Festival 2018


Official selection:
LA Shorts International Film Festival, Maryland International, Film Festival, The Bentonville Film Festival, The Carmarthen, Bay Film Festival, The Fastnet Film Festival, BZN International Film Festival, The Etheria Film Night, The Nickel Independent, Film Festival, The Cardiff Mini Film Festival, The Broad Humour Film Festival, Milwaukee Short Film Festival, Exit 6 Film Festival, The Tacoma Film Festival, Wimbledon, International Short Film Festival, Bolton International Film Festival, Byron Bay International Film Festival, Satisfied Eye, International Film Festival, Women Over 50 Film Festival, Kinofilm Manchester International Short Film Festival, Fort, McMurray International Film Festival, Tall Grass Film Festival, Back in the Box Film Competition, The Coven Film Festival. Flicks Film Festival. BFI Comedy Genius Season, The Gold, Movie Awards, The Berlin Feminist Film Week, Cine-Sister Film Festival

Bedtime (2017)

Role: Writer, Director 

A micro-short starring the David Fraiser. This short-horror explores the idea of dreams becoming reality. To leave a lasting impression in limited time. 


Official selection:

•Official selection for That Film Life - Cannes Showcase 2018. Placing 4th overall in the judges vote. 

•The Miniature Film Festival
•Watersprite Film Festival