Chris Purcell – director / editor / self-shooter
In the Blueberry spotlight this week is Chris Purcell, Editor / Director / Self-Shooter.
Chris has a strong track record of more than 25 years in directing broadcast documentaries, commercials, promos, channel branding spots and short films. His clients have included BBC, Channel 4, Sky, Discovery Channel, National Geographic, as well as blue chip corporate & government organisations like: Star Alliance, TFL, Omega, Rolex, WWF, UNESCO, Airbus and Alstom.
With the ability to achieve the very highest production values from limited budgets. Chris directed his first award-winning documentary aged 27 and excels at making films that educate, entertain and inspire. Since then his directing career has had repeated professional recognition for his work with both industry awards and film festival honours.
In 2012 ‘Why Don’t We Do It In The Road?’ a short about the legendary crossing at Abbey Road Studios, made famous on The Beatles album cover, won Best Documentary at UK Film Festival and Best Super Short at NYC Independent Film Festival.
In the last few years Chris has been combining directing with shooting and more recently, working with other directors as a DP.