Key Teaching Staff

Christopher Morris

School: Falmouth University
Field of Teaching: Documentary
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Major Achievements: Professor Chris Morris

Job titleDirector of The School of Film &
Christopher Morris is an award winning documentary filmmaker and professor of documentary practice. His work in radio and television encompasses documentary, drama, commercials and party political broadcasts. Recurring themes include children (and the changing nature of childhood), religion and marginalised communities. Since leaving the BBC in 2003, Chris has been working as a freelance documentary director/producer and a story consultant. Recent projects include Fog of Sex, a Lottery funded drama/documentary about student sex workers and Mametz, a Lottery funded WW1 site-specific play with Owen Sheers and National Theatre Wales.

Chris has also established a reputation as an edit consultant and story doctor - working in the edit suite on Gruff Rhys's American Interior (2014) and Separado (2010). He is currently story/edit advisor on a feature documentary about the life of Frank Sidebottom.

He has won three BAFTA awards, a Royal Television Society award, the Premios Ondas and prizes at the Berlin, Chicago and Celtic film festivals. In 2009 he won a gold award at the Association for International Broadcasters, for Children of God, a BBC World Service radio documentary about child evangelism.

He is now the director of the School of Film & Television at Falmouth University.

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