Chris CollinsChris Collins is senior production & development executive at the BFI’s Film Fund. He has strategic responsibility for shorts and low budget film, as well as projects which are pushing the envelope of traditional filmmaking. He previously managed the UK Film Council’s feature film development programme for experienced writers, directors and producers.

Before joining the UK Film Council, he worked as an independent producer. Credits include Brick Lane, Tomorrow La Scala!, Last Resort and My Summer of Love.   He was an associate producer for BBC Films where he worked on a series of short films for BBC2 including films by award-winning writer/directors Andrea Arnold and Vito Rocco.