Christian James Hearn

Christian James Hearn

Screenwriter

Cambridge, United Kingdom

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About Christian

Christian is a produced and optioned writer. Several of his spec screenplays have won festival awards and placed in esteemed contests such as; The Bluecat Screenplay Competition, Scriptapalooza, Austin Film Festival, and the International Screenwriting Association’s Table Read My Screenplay and Fast Track Fellowship.

Christian’s supernatural thriller The Kindred won Honourable Mention at the Screenplay Festival and placed as a semi finalist in the Scream Craft Horror Contest before being optioned by Parkhouse Pictures (Anna and the Apocalypse, 2017). The film wrapped shooting in July 2019 and stars James Cosmo (Braveheart, Game of Thrones), April Pearson (Skins), Samantha Bond (Goldeneye, Die Another Day), and Blake Harrison (Dad's Army, The Inbetweeners). The Kindred was directed by Jamie Patterson (Tucked, 2019).

Horror Feature, Fractured (2016), for which Christian wrote the screenplay, was nominated for 9 awards and went on to win 6 at the British Horror Film Festival, including the award for Best Feature Film. It went on to win Best Film at the London Independent Film Awards, and won the Love Horror award and Festival Director’s Choice at the Unrestricted View Horror Film Festival.

Christian’s spec screenplay The Boy Who Had Three Arms finished as a top 10 finalist in the Screen Craft Comedy Contest out of over 1,300 entries and won Honourable Mention at Screenplay Festival before beating over 7,000 other entries at the Austin Film Festival to become a Second Rounder.

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  • The Boy Who Had Three Arms

    The Boy Who Had Three Arms Budget: $100K - $1M | Independent Comedy A thirteen year-old loner must negotiate his way through adolescence and confront his tormentors while coming to terms with having three arms. 'Ladybird' meets 'The Elephant Man'. 

  • Blind Date

    Blind Date Budget: $100K - $1M | Horror Comedy A serial killer looking for love can’t resist murdering every girl he meets, until he agrees to a blind date with a woman who then poisons him.

  • Wounds

    Wounds Budget: $10M - $30M | Thriller Crime After the black Sheriff of a small desert town loses her gun, she finds herself investigating a series of shootings. But when she discovers the victims are members of a white supremacist group, the Sheriff begins to suspect her own son is the shooter. 

  • Holy Sh!t

    Holy Sh!t Budget: $1M - $5M | Adventure Comedy Sophie hires two crooks to rob her obnoxious boss, but when the robbery goes wrong and Sophie takes a bullet, inadvertently sparing her boss's life, she is forced to become his Guardian Angel and protect him from the thieves who are now out to silence him.

  • Dead Alive

    Dead Alive Budget: $10M - $30M | Thriller A dying former FBI agent is forced to confront her own mortality when she is tasked with hunting a serial killer who poses his victims to look alive and kills them without leaving a clear cause of death.

  • Hysteria

    Hysteria Budget: $0 - $100K | Thriller Horror When forced to lodge with an ageing couple, a young man learns that the disabled husband is the victim of ongoing domestic abuse - and that he’s been lured to the house to take the older man’s place.

  • Fear

    Fear Budget: $0 - $100K | Thriller Horror A blind woman becomes trapped in her own home when a stranger arrives, posing as her brother. She is then horrified to discover that the intruder’s intent is not to kill her, but to keep her in a state of perpetual fear. 

  • The Last Mile

    The Last Mile Budget: $0 - $100K | Action Thriller A man is shot and wakes up in the trunk of his own car with the shooter at the wheel. He has until the car stops to find out who wants him dead, and why.

  • Death of a Stuntman

    Death of a Stuntman Budget: $1M - $5M | Adventure Comedy A blacklisted Stuntman gets one last shot at fame when two friends hire him to star in their low-budget action film, but when he is killed by a rival stuntman before the film can be finished he unexpectedly becomes a household name. 

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Awards

  • ISA Table Read My Screenplay, Top 50
    (2018)

  • Honorable Mention Winner, Horror
    (2017)

  • Love Horror Award - Fractured
    (2017)

  • Festival Director's Choice - Fractured
    (2017)

  • ISA Fast Track Fellowship, Top 50
    (2017)

  • British Horror Film Festival, Best Feature - Fractured
    (2016)

  • London Independent Film Awards, Best Feature - Fractured
    (2016)

  • Screen Craft Comedy Contest Top 10 Finalist
    (2015)

  • Honorable Mention Winner, Comedy
    (2015)

  • Screenplay Festival, Finalist
    (2015)

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