Christopher Holt | Fat Lip Films
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Fat Lip Films is a full service production company run by award winning Producer, Writer and Director Christopher Holt.


Fat Lip films has produced, directed and written films and commercials for a wide variety of blue chip clients, including BBC, Netflix, Channel 4, Barclaycard, Epson, MTV, ITV, Channel 5, France 5 & France 2, Freudenberg, Monster and Aston Martin. With a huge and varied  catalogue of work, we can bring any brief to life.


Christopher has been producing and directing television, film and branded content for over 20 years. His work has been critically acclaimed around the world and he was recently BAFTA nominated “Best Director’ and ‘Best Factual Series’ for the internationally successful ‘Wonders of the Solar System’ and ‘Wonders of the Universe’ for the BBC.
Christopher’s work has since been nominated for 2 more BAFTA. He was awarded the prestigious Peabody Award  for  his writing, two Royal Television Society Awards and a New York Festival Award.

Christopher has since moved into scripted drama, training at the BBC, NFTS and the London Film School. He has made a string of hit shows for all UK broadcasters. In 2017, he wrote and directed the critically acclaimed ‘Elizabeth I” starring supermodel turned actress Lily Cole as the eponymous queen. The series of three films (180 mins) has since been shown around the world. In 2019, Christopher co-directed ‘I, Sniper’ for Netflix and the feature length documentary ‘Ted Bundy – Mind of a Murderer’ for Discovery. 

In 2019, Christopher  wrote and directed ‘3 Sleeps’. The short film is just beginning its festival run and has so far been nominated for ‘Best Film’ in the BAFTA accredited Underwire Festival. The film has also been accepted into the BAFTA and OSCAR accredited Norwich Film Festival.

At the Brooklyn Film Festival, 3 Sleeps scooped ‘Best Female Actor’ award, at the London Independent Film Festival it won the ‘Best Short Film’. At the Discover Film Awards, one of the biggest short film festivals in the world, it won; ‘Best British Film’, ‘Best Actor – Mollie Cowen’ and the ‘Audience Award’.

Fat Lip Films has established relationships with world leading talent, including producers, cinematographers, production designers, costume designers, editors, audio engineers and second unit directors. 


Fat Lip Films is currently developing two feature film projects and a fully funded three part TV drama, developed at the world renowned National Film and Television School.