ABOUT

Christopher Ward’s work as an independent filmmaker and network television producer has been seen on HBO, Showtime, Netflix, Amazon, MTV, CBS, PBS, CNBC, and The Movie Channel. Mr. Ward has received many accolades, including two EMMY awards, three New York Film Festival awards and five Cable ACE nominations. He was a staff producer for Showtime Networks for many years, and has worked as a consultant for Canon Video and Apple Computer. His critically acclaimed documentary about holocaust survivor Marian Pretzel, Outwitting Hitler, has been distributed to television networks all over the world. His first independent feature, Person of Interest, which he wrote and directed, is being distributed by Ariztical Entertainment. His second feature length independent film, Fog Warning, which he also wrote and directed, was self-distributed on iTunes and YouTube. He researched and wrote the screen story for the feature From The Rough, which stars Tariji P. Henson (Empire) and Thomas Felton (Harry Potter Films). He was a consulting producer for The Loving Story, a feature length HBO documentary about a landmark civil rights case that won an EMMY for best documentary. He recently wrote The Independents, which is a two act play about the impressionist artists Edgar Degas and Mary Cassatt. Mr. Ward also teaches filmmaking at the New York Film Academy and New York Technical Institute in Manhattan.