Chris Waymon specializes in artist, business, and production management. His experience as an artist, businessman, & production manager gives him the knowledge he needs to help his clients achieve their dreams. Chris founded Gate City Management in 2012, Gate City was Atlanta's nickname in the 1800's. Growing up in Atlanta shaped his love for the entertainment business. Stemming new and innovative ways to succeed, he books his clients as brand ambassadors, lead and background roles for television, and films. Giving attention and the expertise that an artist needs to build a solid foundation for their career.
Chris implements other aspects of artist development, which will maintain, expand, and enrich the artist's career. Chris has worked with many talented artists in the music industry such as Jermaine Dupri’s So So Def, developing Anthony Hamilton, Bone Crusher, and Young Bloodz, being a background dance for Nivea and booking performers like Lyfe Jennings, J.Holiday and many more. By exploring new opportunities, Chris has paved his way into the movie and television production arena. He has promoted, produced, and executed many live events. He specializes in production of fashion shows, award shows, concerts, and festivals. He has managed productions for companies like Lifetime, Belk, Urban Vs Couture Fashion Shows, and Sweet Auburn Music Festival(SAMF).
His experience in production began to grow and began to shift directions. A major production like SAMF, Chris organizes that entertains over 100k people. Chris IMDb production credits currently host the following, Wistful , Time Captured, and Rainbow Bridge, The Story of Peter and Emily. For 2017 he has help organize private movie premieres for movies such as “It”, “Girls Trip”, Pirates of Caribbean, Dead Man Don’t Tell No Tell”, “Wonder Woman”, just to name a few. Chris is currently working on secured budgets up to 10 million for different movies, with Derrick Worsley and GoodLand Pictures in Los Angeles.
Name: Chris Waymon
Lives in: Atlanta, Georgia
Company: Gate City Management
Occupation: Manager, Producer, Line Producer, Production Manager, Unit Production Manager, Casting Director, Music Supervisor, Stage Manager and Talent Scout
Film by Stacey Genève Production Producer Justice is a drama feature film about a Black West Indian devoted husband and father Reuben Lezama who falls into a deep depression after the loss of his eighteen year-old son, Justin Lezama and becomes a vigilante just like the man who took his son's life. Reuben Lezama believes he must go on a revenge spree to avenge the killings of five young Black men (one being his son) who were allegedly killed by Whites claiming that they felt threatened, and cited the “Stand Your Ground” law. He is convinced these men who were acquitted for the murders of the young Black boys are now a threat to society and better off dead. However, there is always consequence when you take revenge.
In the Game
Film by Jason Anthony Fisher Producer Soccer players, Rob and Sauly, take a downward spiral selling drugs after losing their college scholarships. They and their friends, Mario, Hector, and Eduardo get trapped in the drug world by greed and risk getting shot or going to prison
Film (Horror) Producer Kyle, a snoopy young father suspects his new neighbor, Alan Milton, also a family man, of being a serial killer.
Film (Short and Drama) Producer A young women named Nora decides to pay her deranged mother a visit after years of separation. Nora regrets her past decisions and tries to find closure with her mother, Mrs. Montgomery, with hopes that the detachment between them will eventually pass over. 'Wistful' explores the emotional side of finding closure and common ground with those you truly care about. Regardless of their wrong doing it is never too late to ask for forgiveness, to forgive or to move on. Written by Kayla Sutton
VH1 Love & Hip Hop Reality Star Momma Dee
Video by Simboya Entertainment Producer/Production Manager Gate City Management teams up with Simboya Entertainment to Co Produce and provide the production manager for VH1 Love and Hip Hop Reality Star Momma Dee with her new single "In That Order" Gate City Management also providing the casting for the music video also
What Happens Behind Closed Doors
Theater by LJM & Beyond Enterprise Producer/Production Manager Stacey, Aisha and Carla are the best of friends and neighbors who spent family time together. One night the girls get together and they truly find out "What Happens Behind Their Closed Doors" Stacey is a fun, witty and free spirited. She struggles to pay her bills and education, Stacey's friends and family think her brother Anthony helps Stacey make ends meet with his night club. But what they don't know is Stacey secretly is a professional dancer at her brother's club. As Stacey continues to work to take care of herself, she soon faces adversity to keep her secret from everyone else.. Aisha is a religious married Pretrial Detention Officer, who is setting her goals on having family of her own. Aisha is big on interfering in her family's affairs. Aisha family think that she has everything together the perfect life, the perfect job, and the perfect marriage but little do they know she's neglecting her marriage. Can her family and friends convince her to back off and just love them as they are or will she chase them all away and end up left alone with the man in the mirror. Carla is married to Tony and is a stay home mom with two young children. Since having kids Carla and Tony feels their married is boring and could use some serious excitement. As the two spice up their marriage so to speak, they're thrown into a whirlwind and everything spins out of control. While Tony thinks their marriage is back on track Carla is secretly yearning for more. What happens next could destroy the life they built together and possibly destroy Carla's friendship with Stacey and Aisha.
I Do, Maybe?
Film (Comedy, Drama and Romance) Production manager Brad and Monica are excited about their upcoming wedding, but every time they turn around something happens. If it's not the baby mama drama with Cindy, the in-laws and their opinions and feuds, the step child, the friends who can't mind their own business and think they are giving you the right advice or the unforeseen accidents, they probably wouldn't doubt their decision to marry. Can their love be strong enough to pull them through the dilemmas? When all the smoke clears and the truth is out, will there be a "happily" ever after? Written by Willie and Tawanda Jones
I Do Maybe
Film by W T Jones Studio (Comedy, Drama and Romance) Poduction Manager, Music Supervisior Brad and Monica are engaged to be married soon. They are very excited about the upcoming wedding, but every time they turn around something happens. If it’s not the baby mama drama with Cindy, the in-laws and their opinions and feuds, the step child, the friends who can’t mind their own business and think they are giving you the right advice or the unforeseen accidents, they probably wouldn’t doubt their decision to marry. Monica, very superstitious, asks what else can happen. Can their love be strong enough to pull them through the dilemmas? When all the smoke clears and the truth is out, will there be a “happily” ever after?
Art Institute of Atlanta (Atlanta, GA)
Georgia State University (Atlanta, GA)