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Chris Burgess

With nearly 2 decades of experience within the Film/Television industry as an Assistant Director. He has worked on projects such as 'The Mummy', 'Gladiator', 'Batman Begins', 'Casino Royale', 'Robin Hood and the 'Harry Potter' series, to name a few. 

He has taken his love of film and passion for photography and combined the two to become an On Set Stills photographer and director. Gaining the knowledge of how a movie is created by being part of a team to help lift the story from the pages of a script and bringing it to reality. He has the experience and know how of the way the film set operates and knowing how other departments work has enabled him to get that all important shot without upsetting the flow of the production.

He is currently based in Sri Lanka but works nationally and internationally on projects and  recently completed, 'Star Wars VII The Force Awakens' in the stills department. He is also working on promoting Sri Lanka to be considered as a prime filming location. If you have any enquires please feel free to send a message? 

More recently he has taken up the role of Producer/Director on multiple projects. His first project was 'Becoming a Champion? A short film about female boxers in Sri Lanka preparing for the 2012 Olympics. He has also directed numerous TV commercials.

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Illustrated Screenplay of the Movie: CASS

TEDx Sri Lanka 2012 - 'Don't Be Scared to Film'