Chris Roberts' directing builds upon a strong backbone of industry experience as a film editor for more than a decade. He edited countless documentaries and drama-docs for broadcast in Britain and America as well as numerous short drama films.
A small sample of this Editing background can be seen in the links below. His editing
showreel - along with more information - is also viewable from the Editing Origins tab.
Reality Lies was set up by Chris Roberts as his production arm for drama. He comes from an established background as a broadcast editor and is now Writing, Producing and Directing for drama-docs, as well as developing his own independent dramas. His CV is viewable here.
A selection of clips from his work are viewable below. Recent projects may be embargoed but private links may be available on request - please enquire via email below.
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Enemy Within is a tense character-led short drama.(Wr. Prod. & Dir.)
The trailer is viewable by playing the video link.
THE COMPLETE SHORT FILM IS ALSO NOW VIEWABLE HERE.
A viral video was released as a teaser for Game Day, which takes the form of a infomercial for the fictional Neo Social Party - this is the future extremist group which rises to totalitarian rule over the United Kingdom. (Wr. & Dir.)
The Real Story of 13 Hours - Drama-doc uncovering the true story behind the brutal killing of US Ambassador Chris Stevens, during the attack on the US consulate in Benghazi in 2012. (Prod. & Dir.)
The Real Story of Lone Survivor -
Drama-doc revealing the dramatic consequences for an Afghan villager after he saves the life of a Navy SEAL – as he himself becomes a prime target for the Taliban. (Prod. & Dir.)
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Other television projects include Edit Producing two episodes of the Discovery ID crime series Killer Clergy - exploring what drives supposedly devout men of God to commit the ultimate sin. (Edit Prod.)
Chris has produced and directed numerous dramatised documentaries - both historical and contemporary, including character-led and action-based.
A sense of the breadth and art of his immersive storytelling can be seen from his showreel of Drama-Doc Scenes.