Christopher Morrison

Christopher Morrison

Christopher Morrison CV

Christopher is a multi-talented writer-director-educator who has worked on films, theatrical productions, VR, videogames, and immersive entertainments on three continents and more than 150 projects.

He’s worked as a writer and in script development in the US as well as Europe and is fluent in both systems of funding. He’s had his own projects produced in five separate countries.

His VR branching narrative “The Werewolf Experience” was one of three VR pieces to play the Cannes Film Festival in 2023 and has been seen on four continents. His next VR project “Drunk Zombie Duelists” received a grant from the Dutch government to shoot its proof of concept in 2021.

His feature film ‘The Bellwether’ was released in 2019 and was watched over 80,000 times. He has written and directed 360° films as well. He has been commissioned for screenplays and plays alike.

He is also a “Narrative Designer” and he’s written and designed for the multiple videogames ranging from indie to AAA. Cirque du Soleil called him “A huge asset to the creative process.”

He frequently speaks on new forms of storytelling, recently addressing the House of Lords in England and has spoken at film festivals, XR and videogame conferences alike. He is an Immersive Mentor for SXSW.

He is an Adjunct II Professor at the California College of the Arts where he teaches Immersive Storytelling.

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Script Doctor/Writer for sequel to hit 90’s legacy game Outcast. Rewrote the main character and fixed dramaturgy on game overall.

Lead Writer/Narrative Designer/VO Director: Major brand activation for Crest/Oral-B/P&G reigniting beloved 70’s-80’s IP of the Cavity Creeps and the Crest Force. Wrote lore, created new characters, all dialogue.

Currently in production. An immersive 3D VR experience where the user is a werewolf and can affect the experience by howling. Writer/Director/Narrative Design

Script Doctor/Writer for AAA title. Reworked dialogue and wrote a section of the game.

Lead Writer for tycoon style game where the player builds their casino with the added function of events to narrativize the game.

Lead Writer for fast-moving mobile game with quick branches where the player creates an Influencer who gathers their fandom and affects the world around them.
Narrative Designer for world-premiere theatrical experience that blends live streaming/pre-recorded video/gamification centering on mental health in immigrant communities in the United States.
Writer/Director: Currently in proof-of-concept. A 360, volumetric capture series featuring world class sword-fights, comedy, and zombies.
Narrative Designer/Writer: Award-winning indie RPG. Wrote all cut-scenes and created Lore for game.
Produced feature script that is the first film to be a solo, female lead film. An elevated genre, one-location thriller. Also wrote and directed 360 prequel. (Released: 2019)
Rewrites: Feature script for joint American/Belgian companies Factory Films/Crafted Films. Produced feature starring Lindsey Lohan. (Released: 2019)
Commissioned and produced short film script: Merxcks Productions.
Developed multiple feature film and television projects for Brussels based, internationally produced production company.
Two commissioned feature scripts for Inland Lake Productions. Billy Gee is a 70’s period soccer drama and Double is a female lead thriller
Commissioned for two shorts from Inland Lake Productions. Men of the Tree chosen as inaugural production for company. Screened multiple festivals.
Commissioned feature script for Suntaur Entertainment. A mid-budgeted martial-arts-epic, focusing on the Pilipino martial-art of Kali.
Short film script starring Larry Cedar: currently has 30,000 YouTube views.
Distributed feature film with six Academy Award nominees including: Diane Ladd, Bruce Dern, Val Kilmer, Peter Faulk, and Cloris Leechman.
Distributed short. Screened out of competition at the Cannes Film Festival. Won Jury Prize Action/Cut Festival: juried by director Jonathan Demme.
Script coverage and development on all submitted scripts.
Created Immersive Tour Package for PA who services the Fortune 500.
Four plays of varying genres and budgets produced in the San Francisco Bay Area; Chicago; and Melbourne, Australia.

Directing – Film & 360°

Drunk Zombie Duelists Vol Cap 360 2021 Reality+
The Bellwether feature 2017 Reality+
The Bellwether 360° film 2016 Reality+
Take It to the Grave 2015 Broken Buddha Productions
Men of the Tree 2011 Inland Lake Prod.
The Box 2008 Broken Buddha Productions
…less than kind 2007 More than Kin, LLC
Not A Toy 2005 Broken Buddha Productions

DIRECTING – VO (Videogames/brand activation)

Attack of the Cavity Creeps 2022 P&G/Crest/Oral-B
Ary and the Secret of Seasons 2019 Modus Games
Elevating the Genre 2017-2018 Reality+

Directing – Theater (* +Producer) – Representative Listing

Kiss the Sky 2017 Berkeley Rep SOT
Evangeline 2016 Berkeley Rep SOT
The Albatross 2015 Berkeley Rep SOT
Charon 2014 Berkeley Rep SOT
*The Visit 2011 LA Theater Center
Dramatis Personae 2010 The Antaeus Company
The Menstrual Show 2010 Theater of NOTE
*Metamorphoses 2009 Pasadena Community College
Taming of the Shrew 2007 Shakespeare by the Sea
Shakespeare Show (co-director) 2006-2010 LACHSA
Much Ado About Nothing 2005 Albany Theater Ensemble
Money & Run Ep. I-III 2004 Impact Theatre
*Yippie Skippy: 30 Plays in 60 Minutes 2004 Albany Theater Ensemble
*Mother: A Modern Buddhist Fairy Tale 2003 Broken Buddha Productions
Baggage 2003 Golden Thread Productions
Action Movie: The Play 2001 Impact Theatre
*Disillusioned 1998 Broken Buddha Productions
*Discipline’s Disciple 1997 Impact Theatre

Fight Direction/Movement Coaching – Representative Listing

(Stunt Coordinator/Action Director)
Drunk Zombie Duelists 2021 Reality+
Something Wicked Dwells 2012 Riddle Productions
Hardcore Hearts 2011 Urban Dynasty
Burn This 2006 The New Conservatory Theater
Hamlet 2006 Impact Theater
Two Gentlemen of Verona 2005 S.F. Shakespeare Festival
Matt and Ben 2005 Custom Made Theater Company
Bar du Bout du Monde 2005 Cirque du Soleil
Othello 2005 Impact Theater
Hamlet 2005 Impact Theatre
Man of Destiny 2004 Aurora Theatre Company
Ghosts 2004 The Berkeley Rep Theatre
8 Bob Off 2003 The Magic Theatre
Macbeth 2003 Cal. Shakespeare Theater
Man of La Mancha 2003 The Willows Theatre Company
Winter’s Tale 2002 California Shakespeare Theater
Henry IV The Impact Remix 2002 Impact Theatre
The Matrices 2001 Emerald Rain Productions
Tough! 2001 Aurora Theatre Company
The White Room 1998 Animation House
Acting – Theatre – Representative Listing

Immersive Theater

Bar du Bout du Monde Lead: Water-Walker Cirque du Soleil
The Canterbury Tales Geoffrey Chaucer Player’s Ensemble
Street Character Locksmith Maryland Renaissance Festival
Pacific Agenda Multiple Pacific Agenda

Traditional Theater

The Playwright’s Project Lead: Various Berkeley Repertory Theatre
Money Makes the World Lead: Robert Rough Theater Company
Lost Cause Lead: Fred Impact Theatre
Burn Lead: Man Broken Buddha Productions
Wake Up Crew Lead: Jake the Mage Impact Theatre
1+1=Infinity Lead: Player XyXx Theatre
Monodrama Lead: Clown ALEA III
In Circles Bound Lead: Richard Underground Theatre Workshop
Disillusioned Lead: William Broken Buddha Productions
Henry IV Part One Hotspur Impact Theatre
Cure for a Cuckold Rochfield/Nurse Cal. Shakespeare Theater
Midsummer Night’s Dream Fairy Cal. Shakespeare Theater
All’s Well That Ends Well Ensemble Cal. Shakespeare Theater
Medea Ensemble Cal. Shakespeare Theater Eqqus Horse Nora Theatre Company
Powerbook FBI Agent Impact Theatre
Disillusioned Will Broken Buddha Productions
A Cure For A Cuckold Rochfield/Nurse Cal. Shakespeare Festival
Midsummer Night’s Dream Fairy Cal. Shakespeare Festival

Acting – Film

Airmen Principal Merckx Productions
What If People Died Principal Emerald Rain Productions
Not A Toy Principal Broken Buddha Productions
The Scoop Principal 9AM Films
The Democrat Principal Lazarus Productions
Man To Man Principal Key Lighting and Production
The First Tax Shelter Principal Lost Cause Productions
BJ’s Can Suck Principal Smarty Pants Productions
Gallows’ Humor Featured Video Warriors
Matrices ( Featured Emerald Rain Productions
John Doe Featured Bacon Films

Acting – Television

Deadly Duels Aaron Burr Discovery Channel
Great Escapes Featured Extra Discovery Channel
Inter-Faith Co-Host Catholic Television
3600 Seconds Host Lost Cause Productions


Elevating the Genre Co-Host/Producer Reality+
Working Artists Co-Host Reality+

Other Positions Held

Technical Director/Resident Lighting Designer – The Marsh, San Francisco
Production Manager – Impact Theatre


Special Jury Prize for “…less than kind” awarded by Jonathan Demme
Most Kick-Ass Fight Choreography Award-2000: SF Bay Guardian
Best Actor: Folger Shakespeare Festival
Lightness to Darkness Characterization Award: Folger Shakespeare Festival

Other Skills

Martial Artist: studied seven martial arts forms from three different cultures;
Co-hosts and produces weekly podcast: Elevating the Genre on geek culture;
Co-hosts Working Artists: forthcoming podcast that interviews artists from all disciplines focusing on how the artists function in the world and their individual process’
Juggler; drummer; editor; over 20+ years as teaching artist (film and theatre and creating curricula for both); expert adapter (book to film; book to play; media to media); good with children; experience with immersive theater, 360° film, and VR; producing jobs held


Founder, Broken Buddha Productions
Co-Founder, Impact Theater
Society of American Fight Directors Advanced Actor/ Combatant Certified in All Six Weapons Categories
Artist In Residence: Z Space Studios San Francisco, CA: 2 years
Artist In Residence: Ruth Asawa School of the Arts, San Francisco, Alternative High School
Director/Creator: The Berkeley Rep School of Theatre Film Intensive Program
Teaching Artist: Los Angeles County High School for the Arts
PlayGround Playwright’s Festival, Boston, MA: Board Member: 4 years
Actor’s Action Theatre Member/Instructor
Actor’s Equity Association Membership Candidate
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