Chris began his career working for Britain’s C4 Dispatchesand ITV’s World In Action, leading undercover investigations specialising in the arms trade. The Torture Trail(1995) exposed the UK role in the export of torture equipment, and won Amnesty International and RTS awards, as well as contributing to changes in EU export licensing policy. Subsequent films included a two-part investigation for World In Actioninto Britain’s role in supporting the Indonesian occupation of East Timor. He took then Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, Jose Ramos Horta, on an undercover investigation to reveal a network of British firms supplying over £400 million of arms to his occupied country. He went on to become a producer for the Mark Thomas Comedy Product, a cult C4 series that specialised in combining satirical stunts and investigations. The series broke numerous front page stories, led to changes in tax laws, and the resignation of two cabinet ministers. Chris’s own two-part special,which used a ficticious PR firm to teach arms dealers how to deal with the press, was awarded a Special Commendation by Amnesty International, and the ‘Golden Boot’ award by Privacy International.Chris has produced and directed a number of films with Journalist John Pilger, including films on Iraq (Paying the Price), Palestine (Palestine Is Still The Issue), the war on terror (Truth And Lies) and the Chagos Islanders (Stealing A Nation).These films won numerous international awards, and were nominated for three separate BAFTA’s. Stealing A Nation won the RTS Best Documentary in 2004.The War On Democracy(2006, Lionsgate/ITV), a feature doc on America’s historic role in Latin America, was released theatrically and won the One World Media award for Best Documentary 2007.Chris has produced and directed documentaries and drama docs for all the major UK and US networks. Under The Wire is his first solo feature doc.