Jul 20, 2021
Hello, Indie Creatives!
In this episode, we have a conversation with TV & Film Producer Chris Conner. We talk about his anonymity on social media, why Steve Guttenberg was the first Tom Hanks, how to find a mentor, his most challenging time on set, the story of when and why he robbed a Barbecue restaurant, his upcoming stop-motion animation film, and upcoming projects with Hideout Pictures, and how the CMT show 'Still The King' was pitched and sold. Enjoy!
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More on Chris Conner
Chris Conner has been active in the film & television industry for 20 years, working as Producer and Director on projects ranging from feature films, television series, and documentaries to music videos, commercials, concerts, and Pollie Award-winning political campaigns. This body of work has provided him opportunities to work with Grammy, Emmy, and Oscar winners along with senators, congressmen, and a presidential candidate. Chris has produced national television commercials for global brands such as Ford and Merck. And for many years, he’s worked with comedy musical act The Cleverlys as a producer and director. With Hideout Pictures, he was a producer on 2 seasons of CMT’s “Still the King”, on the film “Howard’s Mill,” and worked with them on the Western feature titled “Old Henry”.
The Terminator (film) - https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0088247/?ref_=nv_sr_srsg_0
The Thing (film) - https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0084787/?ref_=nv_sr_srsg_0
Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark (film) - https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0082971/?ref_=nv_sr_srsg_0
Cocoon (film) - https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0088933/?ref_=nv_sr_srsg_0
Steve Gutenberg (actor) - https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0000430/?ref_=fn_al_nm_1
Kentucky Fried Movie (film) - https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0076257/?ref_=nv_sr_srsg_0
Diane Ladd (actress) - https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0002663/?ref_=tt_cl_i_3
Olympia Dukakis (actress) - https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0001156/?ref_=tt_cl_i_1
Susan McGuire (assistant director) - https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0570292/?ref_=ttfc_fc_cr24
Christopher Stringfield (assistant director) - https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0834605/?ref_=ttfc_fc_cr25
Pulp Fiction (film) - https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0110912/?ref_=nv_sr_srsg_0
Tribe: On Homecoming and Belonging by Sebastian Junger (book) - https://www.amazon.com/Tribe-Homecoming-Belonging-Sebastian-Junger/dp/1455566381
Jim Henson (actor) - https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0001345/?ref_=tt_ov_st_sm
The Dark Crystal (film) - https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0083791/?ref_=nm_knf_i3
Labyrinth (film) - https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0091369/?ref_=vp_back
Tom Bancroft (animator) - http://tombancroftstudio.com/bio
Still the King (tv series) - https://www.imdb.com/title/tt4172154/