Optioned/independently produced/award-winning screenwriter. Originally from Philadelphia. Alum of Drexel's Screenwriting and Playwriting program, with 6+ years of script coverage experience. Multiple screenwriting contest wins/placements. Co-creator of the upcoming web series "H.E.I.R." (executive produced by Niecy Nash and Sheryl Lee Ralph.) I currently have a short and a feature under option. Repped by Fred James/The James Company.
Name: Chris Courtney Martin
Lives in: Los Angeles, California
Occupation: Screenwriter and Script Consultant
Unique traits: Socially-minded, a natural ear for authentic dialogue
Television (Comedy) Writer Comedic web series that chronicles the lives of Etienne Maurice (son of stage and screen legend Sheryl Lee Ralph) and Dominic Nash (son of Emmy-nominated prolific actress Niecy Nash) as they pursue careers in the industry.
Film (Comedy and Sci-Fi) Producer Add a Plot »
Film (Short and Horror) Writer A young man suffering from body dysmorphia resorts to nefarious means to win the heart of his best friend.
National Screenwriters Day Finalist
The Bitch List
WeScreenplay Shorts Competition Semifinalist
WeScreenplay Diverse Voices Finalist
Women in Horror Film Fest Screenplay Finalist
Urbanworld Grand Jury Prize for Best Screenplay
Emerging Screenwriters 5th Place Winner
WILDsound Feedback Festival Winner
NexTV Writing & Pitch Competition Category Winner for Best Written Pitch.
ScreenCraft Horror Screenplay Contest Quarter-Finalist
Creative World Awards Semi-Finalist (Horror/Fantasy/Sci-fi)
WILDsound 1st Scene Script Festival Winner.
Drexel University (Philadelphia, PA)