Chris Brake


Prior to moving into filmmaking Chris worked as an illustrator, frequently exhibiting at renowned LA pop culture art galleries ‘Hero Complex Gallery’ and ‘Gallery 1988’, producing official artwork for 20th Century Fox, Joss Whedon, Joe Dante and Roger Corman. Following this he worked as an Art Department Assistant for clients such as Virgin Media, Now TV, Little Mix and Jamie T. His first short film ‘Nest’ was a semi-finalist at the ‘Berlin Student Film Festival’ where it was nominated for the Juror’s Award. His next short film ‘Scraps’ was nominated for Best Film at both the ‘Global University Film Awards’ and ‘Screentest: The National Student Film Festival’ before going on to play at the BIFA qualifying ‘The Shortest Nights’.

Chris Brake

MA Filmmaking
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United Kingdom

Graduation film

Cactus Boy

When perennial loner Winston Prickle finds himself attracted to a new co-worker, Clem, he’s faced with the dilemma of what to do about his lifelong companion and childhood imaginary friend: the giant, lumbering Cactus Man.
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LFS Filmography

Cactus Boy, Writer-Director, Sony F3, 17m, 2019

Scraps, Writer-Director, Alexa, 11m, 2017

The Third Degree, Production Designer, Alexa, 8m, 2017

Polari, Director, HDCam, 15m, 2017

Red Night, Camera Operator, 16mm film, 1m, 2016

Nest, Writer-Director, 16mm film, 3m, 2016

Youth In Revolt, Assistant Director, 16mm film, 3m, 2016

Invisible, Focus Puller, 16mm film, 3m, 2016

Judith, Director of Photography, 16mm film, 4m, 2016

The King, Production Designer/Camera Assistant, 16mm film, 4m, 2016

Oxygen, Writer-Director, 16mm film, 4m, 2016