Chris Capel

Chris Capel

Director and screenwriter in Valencia, Los Angeles County, California

About Chris

Chris Capel is a self-taught director who is passionate, creative, and punctual after 11am. Most recently Chris was a top three finalist in Project Greenlight season four, which gave him the opportunity to direct a three minute comedy short written by the Farrelly Brothers. He was also a top five finalist in the 2014 Doritos Crash the Superbowl ad contest for his spot "Office Thief". Chris loves to write as well and is driven to tell entertaining, engaging stories on any screen of any size. Getting the intended emotional response from his audience is considered by Chris to be the ultimate high, though black tar heroin is a close second. He lives in Valencia California with a cat, a dog his son Grant and wife Lindsey, who is an aspiring animal hoarder.


Name: Chris Capel

Lives in: Valencia, Los Angeles County, California

Occupation: Director and Screenwriter

Credits

  • Zootopia

    Zootopia (2016)
    Film by Rich Moore (Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy and 1 More) Animation department In the animal city of Zootopia, a fast-talking fox who's trying to make it big goes on the run when he's framed for a crime he didn't commit. Zootopia's top cop, a self-righteous rabbit, is hot on his tail, but when both become targets of a conspiracy, they're forced to team up and discover even natural enemies can become best friends. Written by Walt Disney Animation Studios

  • The Ladykiller

    The Ladykiller (2015)
    Film (short) by Chris Capel (Comedy) Director, Editor Ricky is thrust back into the dating scene armed with some interesting advice from his friend Bob.

  • TUGGER the Ship

    TUGGER the Ship (2014)
    TV Movie by Kevin Bertazzon (Comedy and Sci-Fi) Producer, Editor, Cinematographer The pilot and his crew are chased through the galaxy by alternate versions of themselves in a space-faring tow truck designed by a nine-year-old girl.

  • Any Other Friday

    Any Other Friday (2014)
    Film (short) by Peter Paul Basler (Drama) Camera and Electrical Department A coach, once on top of his game, finds everything he holds dear slipping away.

  • CollegeHumor Originals

    CollegeHumor Originals (2014)
    Television (Comedy) Director Funny sketches with crude, adult, and undeniably hilarious comedy.

  • Turbo

    Turbo (2013)
    Film by David Soren (Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family and 1 More) Animation department From the makers of MADAGASCAR and KUNG FU PANDA, TURBO is a high-velocity 3D comedy about a snail who dares to dream big - and fast. After a freak accident infuses him with the power of super-speed, Turbo kicks into overdrive and embarks on an extraordinary journey to achieve the seemingly impossible: competing in the world's fastest race, the Indianapolis 500. With the help of his tricked-out streetwise snail crew, this ultimate underdog puts his heart and shell on the line to prove that no dream is too big, and no dreamer too small. Written by DreamWorks Animation

  • Crisis at Six Flags

    Crisis at Six Flags (2013)
    Film (short) by Chris Capel (Animation and Comedy) Director, Producer, Editor, Writer, Cinematographer, Sound department Six Flags ad executives struggle to think of a new attraction for the theme park after their beloved mascot breaks his leg.

  • Living with Jigsaw

    Living with Jigsaw (2013)
    Film (short) by Chris Capel (Comedy and Horror) Director, Producer, Editor, Writer, Cinematographer, Sound department, Actor, Visual effects Gary thought it would be cool to live with Jigsaw. Boy was he wrong.

  • Breakfast Surprise

    Breakfast Surprise (2012)
    Film (short) by Chris Capel (Comedy) Director, Producer, Editor, Writer, Cinematographer, Sound department A young married couple enjoy a typical morning breakfast. That is until one of them coughs up an unexpected surprise.

  • Naptime!

    Naptime! (2012)
    Film (short) by Chris Capel (Comedy) Director, Producer, Editor, Writer, Cinematographer An infomercial spoof for a fake product that stops children from throwing tantrums instantly.

  • Puss in Boots

    Puss in Boots (2011)
    Film by Chris Miller (Animation, Adventure, Comedy and Family) Animation department Years before meeting Shrek and Donkey, the adorable but tricky Puss in Boots must clear his name from all charges making him a wanted fugitive. While trying to steal magic beans from the infamous criminals Jack and Jill, the hero crosses paths with his female match, Kitty Softpaws, who leads Puss to his old friend, but now enemy, Humpty Dumpty. Memories of friendship and betrayal enlarges Puss' doubt, but he eventually agrees to help the egg get the magic beans. Together, the three plan to steal the beans, get to the Giant's castle, nab the golden goose, and clear Puss' name. Written by Mr. Top Hat

  • Kung Fu Panda 2

    Kung Fu Panda 2 (2011)
    Film by Jennifer Yuh (Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy and 2 More) Animation department In the Valley of Peace, Po Ping is revelling in his fulfilled dreams as he serves as the fabled Dragon Warrior protecting his home with his heroes now his closest friends. However, Po and company learn that the murderous Lord Shen of Gongman City is threatening the land with a fearsome new weapon that could mean the end of kung fu. They attempt to stop him, but the panda is burdened with crippling memory flashbacks linked to this villain. Now with China in the balance, Po must learn about his past and find true inner peace against all opposition. Written by Kenneth Chisholm (kchishol@rogers.com)

  • Megamind

    Megamind (2010)
    Film by Tom McGrath (Animation, Action, Comedy, Family and 1 More) Animation department After super-villain Megamind (Ferrell) kills his good-guy nemesis, Metro Man (Pitt), he becomes bored since there is no one left to fight. He creates a new foe, Titan (Hill), who, instead of using his powers for good, sets out to destroy the world, positioning Megamind to save the day for the first time in his life. Written by IMDb Editors

  • Shrek Forever After

    Shrek Forever After (2010)
    Film by Mike Mitchell (Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family and 1 More) Animation department A bored and domesticated Shrek pacts with deal-maker Rumpelstiltskin to get back to feeling like a real ogre again, but when he's duped and sent to a twisted version of Far Far Away -- where Rumpelstiltskin is king, ogres are hunted, and he and Fiona have never met -- he sets out to restore his world and reclaim his true love. Written by IMDb Editors

  • 38:50

    38:50 (2010)
    Film (short) by Chris Capel (Drama and Thriller) Director, Producer, Editor, Writer, Cinematographer 38:50 follows Andrew and John, two co-workers who hike into the woods to face a difficult decision.

  • Monsters vs. Aliens

    Monsters vs. Aliens (2009)
    Film by Conrad Vernon (Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy and 2 More) Animation department When a meteorite from outer space hits a young California woman named Susan Murphy and turns her into a giant monster, she is taken to a secret government compound where she meets a ragtag group of monsters also rounded up over the years. As a last resort, under the guidance of General W.R. Monger, on a desperate order from The President, the motley crew of Monsters is called into action to combat the aliens and save the world from imminent destruction! Written by Anthony Pereyra {hypersonic91@yahoo.com}

  • Bee Movie

    Bee Movie (2007)
    Film by Simon J. Smith (Animation, Adventure, Comedy and Family) Animation department When the bee Barry B. Benson graduates from college, he finds that he will have only one job for his entire life, and absolutely disappointed, he joins the team responsible for bringing the honey and pollination of the flowers to visit the world outside the hive. Once in Manhattan, he is saved by the florist Vanessa and he breaks the bee law to thank Vanessa. They become friends and Barry discovers that humans exploit bees to sell the honey they produce. Barry decides to sue the human race, with destructive consequences to nature. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

  • Flushed Away

    Flushed Away (2006)
    Film by Sam Fell (Animation, Adventure, Comedy and Family) Animation department Roddy is a decidedly upper-crust "society mouse" who lives the life of a beloved pet in a posh Kensington flat. When a sewer rat named Sid comes spewing out of the sink and decides he's hit the jackpot, Roddy schemes to rid himself of the pest by luring him into the "whirlpool." Sid may be an ignorant slob, but he's no fool, so it is Roddy who winds up being flushed away into the bustling sewer world of Ratropolis. There Roddy meets Rita, an enterprising scavenger who works the sewers in her faithful boat, the Jammy Dodger. Roddy immediately wants out, or rather, up; Rita wants to be paid for her trouble; and, speaking of trouble, the villainous Toad - who royally despises all rodents equally, making no distinction between mice and rats--wants them iced... literally. The Toad dispatches his two hapless hench-rats, Spike and Whitey, to get the job done. When they fail, the Toad has no choice but to send to France for his cousin - that dreaded mercenary, Le Frog. Written by DreamWorks SKG

  • Over the Hedge

    Over the Hedge (2006)
    Film by Karey Kirkpatrick (Animation, Adventure, Comedy and Family) Animation department Traveling raccoon con artist, RJ, arrives in a woods outside a human city in the Midwest, excited about the wonders that living near humans can bring hungry animals. What he finds, however, is an Amish-like community that is deathly afraid of humans, after their leader, Vern the tortoise (Shandling), has an encounter with human boys that terrifies him. Encouraged by RJ, however, the animals slowly venture over the hedge that separates them from the brand new suburban development that appeared over the winter while they were sleeping, and what RJ shows them is a whole new world where humans leave tin cans full of fish and other food in big canisters, ripe for the taking. As they get closer and closer to humans, however, their comfortable lives in the woods appears to be threatened... Written by austin4577@aol.com

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