2014 Austin Film Festival and Conference Schedule
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Chris Luckhardt

Blacktail Productions

Chris is an established Toronto based film and television producer. With a physics and astronomy degree from York University, he has managed to excel in both television and film market as a producer and production manager. He produced the hit Canadian superhero TV series Team Epic (2009) which aired on BiteTV. More recently, he was the APM for the first season of CityTV reality TV show Meet the Family (2014).

In the past several years, he has produced the following short films: The Last Mermaids (2012), Love Is (2013), What Have We Done (2013), For Now and Forever (2014), Look Up (2014), Bela (2014), Siren (2014). He also produced the award winning feature films Tru Love (2013) and Blood Hunters (2016). Tru Love screened at 50 film festivals worldwide and received 15 awards, including best picture and best actress.

During that time period, he has also line produced three feature films Silent Retreat (2013), Fragile Minds (2014) and Gridlocked (2015); and two short films The Portal (2014) and Cold Feet (2014). Chris is currently in development for 3 feature films (Tin Cans, The Nearby and Thresher). The third one is continuing his work with Alex Clark on developing the Thresher feature film from the short film Thresher (2016) that they just produced for the Harold Greenberg Shorts-to-Features Program. Thresher will have its world premiere at the Austin Film Festival 2016.

My Filmmakers Sessions

Friday, October 24

10:00pm CDT