Chris Purdie Plus

London / Northampton

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Specialising in working with dirt cheap budgets, I have been making music video's and short films for a long time.
I have little to no ambition to 'make it big', which is usually the source of most film-maker's distractions.
I am, first and foremost, interested in creating original and interesting pieces of work that stand out from the crowd and enjoy working with others that feel the same way.

I started making films at the age of ten with borrowed camera's and have around 20+ films of dubious quality. They relied on improvisation a lot and that's something I still try to use in all of my output. With no budget, spontaneity counts for a lot!!

I spent around six years in higher education (some valuable, some not so)
But in any case, I left with an A-Level in Art/Film, a BTEC in Film & Media Production and a BA Honours in Film & Television Production. I took this experience and put in towards a successful Broadcasting career - but this is as far as my qualifications have taken me. I've tried not to get involved in the film industry.

Being a musician on the side however, has given me the opportunity to specialise in Live Events (particularly in the Underground Heavy Metal scene) I would like to push my skills and knowledge in this environment into shooting actual video's/promo's.

My other works border on the realm of Art Film, and while I have a A-Level qualification in this subject, I've never seen myself as an Artist. However, I do seem to be working on a lot of Artistic projects at the moment, and its work that I enjoy. It's a challenge to push myself in a genre I dont fully understand yet and I'm learning things about myself and my visual idea's that I never knew I had in me.

In the future I would like to be working with like minded individuals, creating original and forward thinking work...... and getting paid for it too!!

External Links


  1. Four Chambers
  2. Found Footage Festival
  3. Frankie Pike
  5. tommie mcsweeney
  6. Everything Is Terrible!
  7. Ingrid Plum Video/Sound Art
  8. Johny Bekavac
  9. Seth Cooke
  10. slurpTV
  11. Isaac Royffe
  12. Smash TV
  13. Mark Wagner
  14. Nine Inch Nails
  15. Joey Shanks
  16. Rosa Menkman
  17. c scholz
  18. anton korndörfer

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