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Up Next: Writer, Director, Producer, Chris Dowling… Blue Miracle, Run the Race, Acidman, Where Hope Grows!
Saturday June 3rd, 12 noon pacific time
Chris Dowling is a multi-talented writer, director and producer who has optioned multiple properties that span both genre and medium. He wrote and directed his first feature in 2009, the award-winning noir comedy ROCK SLYDE. Chris followed that up by creating and selling four television properties including back-to-back 20-episode orders of REPO GAMES for Spike TV.
In 2014, he wrote the theatrical feature THE REMAINING for Sony. The next year, he wrote and directed WHERE HOPE GROWS which was released by Roadside
Attractions /Lionsgate Entertainment. The film won numerous awards including the “Audience Award” at The Heartland Film Festival. The feature drama he wrote for the Grammy award-winning band “For King & Country” entitled PRICELESS was released in theaters in October 2016 and was nominated for a Dove Award in the category of “Inspirational Film of the Year.”
As a producer, his documentary ASPERGER’S ARE US was purchased by Netflix and
chronicles the first comedy troupe that consists entirely of openly Autistic performers. Chris followed that up with the 6-part HBO docu-series ON TOUR WITH ASPERGER’S ARE US. Next came the inspirational drama he wrote and directed that was executive produced by Tim Tebow called RUN THE RACE which hit theaters in 2018.
BLUE MIRACLE, a film Chris wrote starring Dennis Quaid, released on Netflix in May, 2021 where it was #1 highest rated movie on the platform for weeks and #2 in the world. Recently, the film earned the coveted Epiphany Award at The Movieguide Awards. Two of Chris’s films are in post-production — ROLL WITH IT, a comedy for Endeavor Content and Third Coast Entertainment comes to theaters in Spring as does ACIDMAN, an indie drama that premiered at Tribeca Film Festival. Currently, Chris is writing episodics for a new TV show on top 5 cable network. Following that, he is set to direct the Little Jimmy Dickens biopic MONA & JIMMY from a script he wrote, as well at THE MIRACLE GIRL, based on the novel, and A BETTER MAN, a revenge thriller.
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