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Christopher Gist

Christopher Gist

Christopher Gist is a producer and writer, undertaking a PhD at the University of South Australia. In his professional practice he has developed and executive produced over 30 titles ranging from features to series television, commissioning and/or executive producing some of Australia's and New Zealand's highest rating dramas. In education, Chris has been a guest lecturer at many universities and is currently sessional at Melbourne University VCA where he supervises honors students and mentors final-year screenwriting students.

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This is what’s important in on-set safety

By: and - October 26, 2021

In a horrendous accident, a cinematographer, Halyna Hutchins, has died and a director has been injured after Alec Baldwin fired a prop gun while filming in New Mexico. When shooting a film with guns, there are many choices to make: each prop needs to be appropriate for the character, and appropriate for the scene. There […]