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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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.)
Please click on the individual programme clips below for more examples of his work.
The Real Story of Zodiac - Drama-doc investigating the infamously elusive Zodiac serial killer - and demolishes the case against the prime suspect. (Prod. & Dir.)
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 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.)
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.
Smile is a quirky, feel-good short drama, made for the Virgin Media Short Film competition. This achieved one of the highest viewing figures of the films on the site.
The film is viewable in full by playing the accompanying video link. (Wr. Prod. & Dir.)