Fat Lip Films is a full service production company run by award winning Producer, Writer and Director Christopher Holt. Chris has produced, directed and written films for a wide variety of blue chip clients, including BBC, Netflix, Channel 4, ITV, Channel 5, National Geographic, Discovery+, NBC & A&E.
Christopher has been writing, directing and producing television, film and branded content for over 20 years.
In 2012, he was BAFTA nominated “Best Director’ for the internationally successful ‘Wonders of the Solar System’ and ‘Wonders of the Universe’ for the BBC. He has since been nominated for 3 more BAFTA. He was awarded the Peabody Award for Documentary Excellence, 2 RTS Awards, a New York Festival Award, Banff World Media Awards, 2 Televisual Bulldog awards, 2 Broadcast Press Guild Awards.
In 2018, Christopher wrote and directed the critically acclaimed ‘Elizabeth I” (3x1hr) starring supermodel turned actress Lily Cole as the eponymous queen. The series was nominated ‘Best Drama’ in the National TV Awards.
In 2019, Christopher wrote, directed and co-produced ‘3 Sleeps’. The short film has been included in over 50 international film festivals and nominated for ‘Best Film‘ in the BAFTA accredited – Underwire Festival, Norwich Film Festival, Cambridge, Foyle and LIFF. ‘3 Sleeps’ was BAFTA long listed in 2020.
In 2019, Christopher co-wrote feature film ‘PANDA – Born to Save her Species’ for Sony China/EOS films which is due to start principal photography in August 2021 – Chris is also attached to direct.
Chris is currently writing ‘Crocodile’ a four part scripted TV drama/thriller – optioned by Eleventh Hour Films and ‘Trip’ – a four part international thriller optioned by Pernel Media.