Cirriculum Vitae

Chris Churchill, MFA

EDUCATION

2008            MFA Digital Filmmaking, University of Central Arkansas

Thesis: Will You Be There When I Wake Up

25-minute short narrative

Thesis Advisor: Bruce Hutchinson

Thesis Committee: Bruce Hutchinson, Joseph Anderson, William Scott Meador

2005            Bachelor of Science: University of Central Arkansas

Major: Mass Communication

Emphasis: Digital Film

Minor: English

ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS

2008 – present       Chief Engineer and General Manager of Channel 6 Productions

2008 – present       Instructor – University of Central Arkansas: Conway, AR

Department of Mass Communication and Theatre

  • FILM 1305: Introduction to Film
  • FILM 2310:  Script Analysis
  • MCOM 2123: Electronic Media Apps
  • MCOM 3123: Electronic Media Apps
  • MCOM 4123: Electronic Media Apps
  • FILM 6324: Producing the Motion Picture
  • FILM 3315: Classical Film Theory

2006 – 2008            Graduate Assistant – University of Central Arkansas: Conway, AR

Department of Mass Communication and Theatre

  • FILM 4392: Topics in Digital Production: Feature Film Writing
  • MCOM 2310: Film Appreciation

PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT

2008            New Courses Developed (Individually)

  • FILM 1305: Introduction to Film

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2010 – present      Freelance Video production consultant

The Tobey Team/Crye-Leike Realtors

  • Consultation for video production for local reality networks

2000 – 2010      Freelance Video and Film production

Jones Productions Inc: Little Rock, AR

  • Tropical Smoothie
  • Backyard Burgers
  • Arkansas Parks and Tourism
  • Harvest Foods
  • Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department
  • Centerpoint Energy

Fox Family: Little Rock, AR

  • Real Scary Stories

Outdoor Living Network: Little Rock, AR

  • 2006 SWAT Competition

Travel Channel: Fayetteville, AR

  • Amazing Vacation Homes

2nd Unit Camera Assistant Feature Film

  • Reunion

2003 – 2008            Editor, Director, Motion Graphics Artist – Channel 6: Conway, AR

2002            Intern – Jones Productions Inc

CREATIVE EXPERIENCE

2010            Cinematographer, Producer, Compositor: Europa

15 – Minute short stereoscopic science fiction

Currently in post production

2009            Cinematographer, Visual Effects Artist: Going to Hell

                        15 – Minute drama/horror short film

Screened at: Little Rock Film Festival – May 2011, Pittsburg Horror Film Festival – June 2011

2008            Cinematographer: Surfacing

                        30-minute HDV short narrative film

Screened at: Little Rock Film Festival, May 2009

Currently being submitted to film festivals

2007            Producer, Writer, Director, Editor: Will You Be There When I Wake Up

                        25-Minute Short Film

Public Screening

2007            Cinematographer: Memories of Viola

                        25-Minute short film

Screened at: Little Rock Film Festival, Ozark Foothills Film Festival

2007            Cinematographer: The Cleaner

                        3- Minute short comedy

Screened at: UFVA, Ozark Foothills Film Festival

2006            Editor: FuturEast

                        45- Minute Compilation Documentary

Public Screening and Mass produced for promotional use

2006            Editor and Producer:  Jack Larson

                        45 – Minute Compilation Documentary

Public Screening at the Bridges Larson Theatre opening

2005            Producer: Abbey and Everything After

                                    30 – Minute Mini-DV short film

Formal Screening 2006 UFVA Conference, Orange, CA

PAPER PRESENTATIONS

2011            “3D Stereoscopic Filmmaking: Pedagogy and Production” panel presentation at the University Film and Video Association Annual Conference, Boston ,MA, August 2011

ORGANIZATIONS

2011            Member, University Film and Television Association, 2011 – present

2005            Founding President, University of Central Arkansas Film Club

2003            Founding President, Phi Sigma Kappa Chapter University of Central Arkansas

1999            Eagle Scout Award

HONORS AND AWARDS

2003            University of Central Arkansas MCOM Award for Best Narrative

2003            University of Central Arkansas MCOM Award for Best Music Video

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