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New York Film Academy Guest Speakers

New York Film Academy Guest Speakers


Christopher Leggett

Bio

PRODUCER | PRODUCTION MANAGER | WRITER
Christopher Leggett is a partner at Delirio Films, a Los Angeles-based film, television, and commercial production company. Leggett began his producing career at NBC / Universal Sports, covering three Olympic Games, and was the creator of Against the Tide, an original six-part series, during his tenure. From there, Chris segued into independent production.

Leggett’s first producing credit at Delirio Films, The Short Game, won the Audience Award at the 2013 SXSW Film Festival and was picked up by Netflix as their first Original Documentary. His documentary LoveTrue premiered at the 2016 Tribeca Film Festival and won the Jury Award for Best Documentary at Karlovy Vary. In 2017, Delirio Films partnered with Hulu to launch its Original Feature Documentaries with Too Funny To Fail and Becoming Bond, which won the SXSW Audience Award. Leggett was an executive producer on a six-part documentary series, Hunting ISIS, which premiered last spring on the History Channel and Viceland. His first scripted film, Honey Boy, written by and starring Shia LaBeouf, premiered alongside his documentaries Mike Wallace Is Here and Ask Dr. Ruth at the 2019 Sundance Film Festival.

 

Notable Credits
Honey Boy, The Short Game, Ask Dr. Ruth, Mike Wallace is Here, Becoming Bond, Hunting ISIS, Too Funny To Fail, LoveTrue

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NYFA Guest Speaker Series: Christopher Leggett

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