Chris is a Los-Angeles-based filmmaker and educator. He has written, produced, directed, acted, and edited feature films, television shows, documentaries, commercials and music videos for the last fifteen years. He is working on his fourth feature screenplay and is in pre-production on his third feature film. His work has been distributed globally. His projects have been released theatrically, on cable, DVD, and online. Chris is an award-winning filmmaker and educator. He is a proven, successful leader in career and technical education in the arts, media, and entertainment industry sector. He is an Apple-Certified trainer in Final Cut Pro 7 and X. Chris won the 2012 Apple Distinguished Program award for his Academy of Media Arts and was named a 2015 Orange County, CA Outstanding Arts Educator. His humanitarian efforts led him to establish the SoCal Student Film Festival, a national, high school, student film festival, which is partnered with Taco Bell and the Taco Bell Foundation and sponsored by Canon and QSC. Festival sponsors have included the U.S.C. School of Cinematic Arts, Chapman University, Columbia College Hollywood, the New York Film Academy, and Viewsonic.
Chris makes films, so he can teach and teaches so he can learn.
Film (Horror) Producer How far would you go to confront the demons of your past? After twenty-something Joe (Jackson Kuehn) plays a seemingly innocent drinking game at a party, he suffers a sudden violent blackout that awakens something sinister within. Much to his horror, they become more frequent in the coming days and bring with them visions of mind-numbing terror. As Joe questions his diminishing sanity, he is met with increasing physical pain that spawns balls of bloodstained flesh from his very body. He must trace his forgotten childhood to learn the savage truth that left him in an orphanage and why now it has returned to haunt him. In this gripping and suspenseful tale of psychological horror by Kenneth Guertin, what's hidden in the past can be far more evil than anything ever imagined. Written by Anonymous
Video (Drama and War) Producer A post 9/11 drama set on Christmas Eve, 2001, where patrons at an airport bar come to celebrate Christmas but find themselves struggling with issues of fear, terrorism, racism, and faith.
Video (Comedy) Producer The mob has a plan. Recruit three renowned bank robbers from different parts of the world and put them into acton robbing banks posing as black men. Deposit an insured diamond worth millions into a banks vault. Steal it back. Collect the insurance. And, sell it in pieces all over the world, tripling their money. But when three down and out plumbers from the hood decide that robbing the same bank would make them Ballers, the mob's plan falls apart. They make their first heist at the same time that the mob is depositing the diamond. Now the mob wants their diamond back and they will stop at nothing to get it. Written by Ken Guertin
Weapon of Mass Destruction
Film (Action and Comedy) Actor Poking nasty fun at the Bush Administration, action movies and itself, WEAPON OF MASS DESTRUCTION is a heart-warming story of John Lincoln, a blaxploitation actor who finds himself out of work due to his participation in his son's grade-school anti-war protest in the winter of 2003. As his fortunes plummet and the President increases pressure to invade Iraq, Lincoln naively decides to draw on his past experience in the Special Ops Forces, and travel to Iraq to rid the world of Saddam Hussein himself - and thus avert a disastrous war. Through a series of misadventures, he manages to dispose of Saddam, but that's when things get weird. Lincoln returns to the United States and is personally invited to Camp David by President George W. Bush, himself. But during a weenie roast at a Camp David campsite, George W. reveals a terrible international secret to Lincoln, something that causes him to fight for his life! Written by James R. Winslow
Jumirah Goes to Hollywood
Television (Drama) Producer Jumirah moves to Hollywood from Indonesia, seeking the glamor of Hollywood but finds herself housekeeping for a wealthy family. As Jumirah falls in love with her employer's son, she finds herself caught between her love for him and the life she imagines for herself in the City of Angels. Written by Chris Perdue