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Biography


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Biography


- CHRISTOPHER FOLKENS -

Folkens is an award winning and emmy-nominated filmmaker;  he directs and edits on-air and in-Cinema promos for A variety of clients including Disney/ABC Television group -- working with a broad array of A-list talent, from Academy Award WINNER Viola Davis, To WORLD RENOWNED HOST RYAN SEACREST, to leading ladies' Kerry Washington and Ellen Pompeo, and Executive Producer Shonda Rhimes.  He also directs music videos for multi-platinum artists. 

FOLKENS utilizes A UNIQUE STYLE AND CREATIVE VISION THAT IS CONSISTENTLY APPARENT IN ALL OF HIS CREATIVE WORKS. DRAWING ON HIS BACKGROUND AS A MUSICIAN, FOLKENS OFTEN USES MUSIC TO INFLUENCE HIS VISUAL STYLE, PACING, AND TECHNIQUE. WITH EVERY PROJECT, HIS GOAL is TO: “IMPACT MY AUDIENCE THROUGH DRAMATIC, COMPELLING, AND CINEMATIC EXPERIENCES.” 

an entrepreneur in his own right, folkens has established a unique brand of online film school entitled "Directing your debut" which just launched and is already supporting filmmakers get out of their own way and reach their potential.  

FOLKENS LIVES AND WORKS OUT OF HOLLYWOOD, CA.