Chris Riddle

Chris Riddle

Assistant Director and Producer

Los Angeles, California

Member Since:
December 2012
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About Chris

Hi, I'm Chris Riddle. I have 20 years experience in on set production 10 of which have been as an assistant director. I got started on independent films in North Carolina and worked my way to LA and into the DGA. I'm looking to move from AD-ing into producing. I'm available to work on budgeting and scheduling projects that are in development and I'm also available to First AD in Los Angeles.

Unique traits: Chris' Interests include films and film making, cooking, the collective liberation of all people from systems of hierarchal oppression, and Dungeons & Dragons.


  • 9-1-1

    9-1-1 (2019 - 2020)
    TV Series Key Second AD

  • An Innocent Kiss

    An Innocent Kiss (2019)
    Film First AD

  • Rooftops

    Rooftops (2018)
    Film First AD

  • Barry

    Barry (2018)
    TV Series Second Second AD

  • Kirby Buckets

    Kirby Buckets (2017)
    TV Series Second Second AD

  • Silicon Valley

    Silicon Valley (2016 - 2017)
    Television (Comedy) Second Second AD In the high-tech gold rush of modern Silicon Valley, the people most qualified to succeed are the least capable of handling success. A comedy partially inspired by Mike Judge's own experiences as a Silicon Valley engineer in the late 1980s. Written by Home Box Office

  • Elementary

    Elementary (2017)
    TV Series Production Assistant

  • Nose Job

    Nose Job (2017)
    Film (Short and Comedy) Producer A desperate actress trying to land the role of a lifetime holds a narcissistic director and a gutless casting director hostage at gun-point after they mock her large nose during the casting session from hell.

  • An Act of Terror

    An Act of Terror (2017)
    Film (Short) Producer Add a Plot »

  • Veep

    Veep (2016)
    Television (Comedy) Second Second AD Former Senator Selina Meyer has accepted the call to serve as Vice President of the United States. The job is nothing like she imagined and everything she was warned about. 'Veep' follows Meyer and her staff as they attempt to make their mark and leave a lasting legacy, without getting tripped up in the day-to-day political games that define Washington. Written by HBO

  • Elbow Grease

    Elbow Grease (2016)
    Film (Comedy, Drama, Family and Romance) First AD Elbow Grease is a sincere look into the humor and craziness that is the everyday life of the Barnes family as they come to terms with each other. Billy and Ellie's marriage may be on the rocks, but they don't know chaos until Billy's wayward brother arrives and spreads it not only through the family but to the neighbors and the entire town of Guppie, South Carolina as it prepares for its annual festival. Written by Dalaras68

  • The World Made Straight

    The World Made Straight (2015)
    Film (Drama) Additional Second AD In a rural Appalachian community haunted by the legacy of a Civil War massacre, a rebellious young man struggles to escape the violence that would bind him to the past.

  • Coming Through the Rye

    Coming Through the Rye (2015)
    Film (Drama) Key Second AD Coming Through the Rye, set in 1969, is a touching coming of age story of sensitive, 16 yr. old Jamie Schwartz, who is not the most popular kid at his all boys' boarding school. Disconnected from students and teachers, he believes he is destined to play Holden Caulfield, the main character of The Catcher in the Rye, and has adapted the book as a play. After a series of increasingly hostile altercations with the boys at school Jamie runs away to search for JD Salinger. On his way he picks up Deedee Gorlin, a quirky townie. Their odyssey to find Salinger becomes a journey of sexual awakening, the discovery of love and of the meaning of one's life.

  • Captive

    Captive (2015)
    Film (Crime, Drama and Thriller) Second Second AD In this fact-based thriller, a single mother struggling with drug addiction is randomly taken hostage in her own apartment by a man on the run from the law for breaking out of jail and murdering the judge assigned to his case - only to realize before the climactic finish that they have actually saved each other's lives. Written by Anonymous

  • Paper Towns

    Paper Towns (2015)
    Film (Drama, Mystery and Romance) Additional Second AD Adapted from the bestselling novel by author John Green, PAPER TOWNS is a coming-of-age story centering on Quentin and his enigmatic neighbor Margo, who loved mysteries so much she became one. After taking him on an all-night adventure through their hometown, Margo suddenly disappears - leaving behind cryptic clues for Quentin to decipher. The search leads Quentin and his quick-witted friends on an exhilarating adventure that is equal parts hilarious and moving. Ultimately, to track down Margo, Quentin must find a deeper understanding of true friendship - and true love. Written by 20th Century Fox

  • Swiped

    Swiped (2015)
    Film (Short, Crime, Mystery and Romance) Producer When his credit card number is stolen, down-on-his-luck Will Silver launches an investigation to track down the culprit.

  • An Evergreen Christmas

    An Evergreen Christmas (2014)
    Film (Family, Romance and Music) Key Second AD Leaving her seemingly glamorous Hollywood life on hold, Evie Lee is forced to return to her small hometown of Balsam Falls, Tennessee and her family's once-thriving Christmas tree farm to attend her father's unexpected funeral. As the eldest sibling, she finds herself executor of an estate that owes a massive inheritance tax, much to her younger brother's dismay. Torn between pursuing her music career and saving her family's legacy, she must decide what it really means to find her place in the world. Charleene Closshey stars amidst a colorful cast including Robert Loggia, Tyler Ritter, Booboo Stewart and Naomi Judd in this heart-warming musical holiday tale about facing your past, rediscovering your voice, and fulfilling your dreams. Written by Anonymous

  • A Long Way Off

    A Long Way Off (2014)
    Film (Drama, Family and Romance) Second Second AD In this modern day retelling of the timeless Prodigal Son Parable, young Jacob is tired of living on the family farm, submitting to the rules of his Father, Mr. Abraham. One day he demands an early inheritance from his father, who shocks his young son by agreeing to give it to him. So, he heads to the big city doing things his way without restraint, and for a while he does well-surprisingly well. He takes huge business risks and converts his small fortune into a big fortune, despite his extremely flamboyant lifestyle that attracts the wrong women, including seductive Laura, whose rich boyfriend Frank is often dangerously nearby. Jake had it all: money, ladies, prestige-but then-he loses it all and just when he things he's hit bottom the bottom drops some more- until he is eating out of dumpsters and eventually ends up living in a literal pig pen. Coming to his senses he heads home, determined to work in an entry level position for his dad, who surprises him once again by running to ... Written by Gerald McGlothlin

  • Teachers

    Teachers (2013)
    TV Movie (Family) Key Second AD Manny Cortez is uprooting his family so that they can go to Westbrook High where his beloved late father was the football coach. Soon after the Cortez family moves into the Westbrook school zone, however, it is announced that the beloved school will close due to budget cuts. Long known for being a wonderful environment with special teachers, the staff, students and parents decide to put aside their personal differences and fight back for the memories - past, present and future - worth saving.

  • Destiny Road

    Destiny Road (2012)
    Film (Drama) First AD Follows three different people and the curve balls that life throws at them. In the end they are all brought together by one common Destiny.

  • Homeland

    Homeland (2012)
    Television (Crime, Drama, Mystery and Thriller) Additional Second AD / PA Carrie Mathison, a CIA operations officer, is on probation after carrying out an unauthorized operation in Iraq. As a result, she has been reassigned to the Counter terrorism center. Whilst in Iraq, she was warned that an American prisoner had been turned by Al-Qaeda. When Nicholas Brody, a U.S. Marine Sergeant, is rescued after being held hostage since 2003, she suspects that he is the one. While Brody is received home as a war hero, Carrie goes to any lengths necessary to catch him out. Written by Kad

  • Lake Effects

    Lake Effects (2012)
    TV Movie (Comedy, Family and Romance) Second Second AD Sara and Lily grew up at Smith Mountain Lake. Sara became estranged from the family and without explanation moved to Los Angeles to study law. Her sister Lily, an artist, teaches locally and lives with their parents, Ray and Vivian, until Dad dies in an accident. Sara returns to help settle his estate, and all our ladies cross paths with an eclectic group of local oddballs, as they search for a Loch Ness-style monster they believe lurks in the lake's depths. A few real Smith Mountain Lake characters make appearances. The next week at the lake is filled with adventure, tears, and laughter as Vivian and her two daughters finally understand, through the guidance of Dad's spirit, if they still belong on the lake, even though Ray is gone. All paths converge at the Smith Mountain Lake Wine Festival, on course for a heart-warming and hilarious collision. Written by Mike McKay

  • Rites of Spring

    Rites of Spring (2011)
    Film (Horror and Thriller) Key Second AD This movie is about Rachel and her friend who are taken by someone while in a car park while changing a tire. They wake up in a strange barn tied up and frightened. They know that things are going to get worse. The reason why they are abducted becomes clear as there is a horrible secret in the town where girls have gone missing each Spring for many years, and this year is no different. Meanwhile a group of kidnappers are plotting to take the child of a prominent business man and his wife. They take the child and go to a farm where they wait to get their ransom. The two groups collide when Rachel escapes but is chased by a stranger wearing a mask of some sort. She runs to the farm where the kidnappers are and all hell breaks loose. Written by Michael Hallows Eve

  • Trinity Goodheart

    Trinity Goodheart (2011)
    TV Movie (Drama) Second Second AD When 12-year-old Trinity Goodheart is visited by an angel who leaves her a pendant that belonged to her long-lost mother, Trinity concludes that her mother is in danger and needs her help.

  • The Shunning

    The Shunning (2011)
    TV Movie (Drama) Production Assistant Beautiful Katie Lapp has always felt something missing in her simple Amish existence -- until a mysterious "Englisher" comes to Lancaster County looking for the baby girl she gave up for adoption 19 years ago.

  • Southern Fried Stings

    Southern Fried Stings (2010)
    TV Series Producer

  • Tara

    Tara (2008)
    Film (Short and Drama) Production manager A Father, Mother and their ten year old daughter travel on a Saturday afternoon to meet the father's new boss.

  • Pirate Kids: Blackbeard's Lost Treasure

    Pirate Kids: Blackbeard's Lost Treasure (2004)
    Video Camera and Electrical Department

  • The Goldfish

    The Goldfish
    Producer / First AD

  • Banshee

    TV Series Second Second AD

  • Sleepy Hollow

    Sleepy Hollow
    TV Series Second Second AD

  • City of Love

    City of Love


  • DGA award - Barry

  • DGA award - Veep

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