About

Flickapolitan

Chris Collins

In the risky business of film making only an exceptional few survive and only the truly outstanding can claim success. Christopher is certainly a success having directed, edited and or written over 40 short films, more than 150 TV commercials,100 music videos and numerous documentaries,TV dramas and corporate films over his 15 year career.

Christopher’s films are superbly crafted using the powerful marriage of creative experience and the latest technology. With imaginative use of camera movements and music, the amalgam of image and sound creates stylish, colourful, atmospheric, dramatic films, tinged with a European flavour. An effective communicator and delight to work with, he has an ability to elicit strong and emotive performances from all actors regardless of their experience. It’s no wonder that England's Face Magazine’ described him as “one of the top ten directors to watch out for”.

Always modest regarding his achievements but with reluctance Christopher can be encouraged to name-drop. During his impressive film making career he has enjoyed working with many of Australia‘s finest actors, such as, Geoffrey Rush & Bryan Brown.

He has created video clips for many stars of the music world including Chris Rea, Everything But The Girl, Howard Jones and Sam Brown. He has also globetrotted to film in exotic locations such as Alaska, the USA, Venezuela, Paris & London.

Christopher’s talent is remarkable in it’s versatility, shifting between the roles of Director, Editor, Director of Photography & Script Writer with enviable skill in all areas.

This outstanding talent in all areas of film production has been recognized by the bestowal of several high profile international awards. However, Christopher would regard his greatest achievement as the formation of ‘Flickapolitan’ seven years ago. The creation of ‘Flickapolitan’ realized the dream for Christopher of leading a successful one-stop shop for the production of imaginative, stylish and creative media.