Chris Talbott is a producer, director, and writer of movies, plays, and videos. A Sundance Documentary Fellow, Talbott just finished the documentary Deep Run, which premiered in June 2015, and he is currently producing the feature narrative Jew Boy. His first documentary The World’s Best Prom won Best Documentary at the Wisconsin Film Festival in 2001, and inspired a popular episode of NPR’s This American Life. Talbott served as an executive assistant to actor/director Tim Robbins on the Academy-Award winning Dead Man Walking and Cradle Will Rock. In that time, he wrote three plays which were developed and produced with OVO, SoHo Rep, HERE, and Theater for the New City. Also the founder of Cause Effect Agency, which connects celebrity talent with worthy causes, Talbott studied history at Brown University and Chinese at Nanjing University (China). Originally from Racine, Wisconsin, Talbott currently resides in New York City. (3/16)
A film by Hillevi Loven, Produced by Chris Talbott and Samara Levenstein, 2015, 75 min., Color
Executive produced by Susan Sarandon, DEEP RUN is a powerful verité portrait of trans life in rural North Carolina. Exiled by her family and rejected ...