Role Film director
Name Chris Foggin
|Born Chris Foggin
15 September 1985 (age 30)
Sunderland, County Durham, England (1985-09-15) |
Occupation Film director, screenwriter
Movies Friend Request Pending, Kids in Love, That Night
Similar People Chris Croucher, Gala Gordon, Sebastian de Souza, Philip Jackson, Alma Jodorowsky
Kids in Love di Chris Foggin
Chris Foggin (born 15 September 1985 in Sunderland) is an English film director and screenwriter.
Biography and career
Foggin was born in Sunderland, Tyne and Wear. He studied media and film at Northumbria University in Newcastle.
While he was working in a sandwich shop, an acquaintance put him up for a job as an assistant floor runner on an ITV drama called Place of Execution. In 2010 he was promoted to assistant director in film and television. He has worked behind the scenes on several movies such as My Week with Marilyn, Jane Eyre, The Double and The Iron Lady.
Foggin started directing in 2011 with three short films, the most known of which is Friend Request Pending starring Judi Dench and Tom Hiddleston. The film was in the official selection of the 55th BFI London Film Festival and received various recognitions. Foggin’s first low-budget feature, Kids in Love, with Will Poulter, Alma Jodorowsky and Cara Delevingne, was shot for Ealing Studios in 2013. Currently he's preparing his second feature from a script by Stefan Golaszewski.
In 2014, Screen International named Foggin as one of the UK Stars of Tomorrow.