Christopher Leps, Director
For over 25 years, Christopher Leps has played an active role in cinema. His diverse career started at the Walt Disney Company in 1989, but his zeal for motion pictures began long before then; sparked by the movies of his childhood.
His passion for film, combined with his athletic background, led Chris to stunt performances in over 150 episodes of television and more than 40 feature films, including projects such as Buffy the Vampire Slayer, 24, Alias, CSI, Ray Donovan, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., the Pirates of the Caribbean saga, Avatar, Transformers, The Adventures of Tintin, and Transcendence. As a stuntman, Chris has doubled for many of the top names in Hollywood, such as Casper Van Dien, Kiefer Sutherland, Jeremy Piven, Colin Farrell, Ewan McGregor, Justin Bartha, Matt Damon, Aaron Eckhart, and most notably, Johnny Depp.
A member of SAG-AFTRA and the AFI, Chris is a Screen Actors Guild Award nominee and winner, in recognition of his performances in both television and film.
As a filmmaker, Chris has written, produced, directed, and edited a variety of projects, including Golden Trailer Awards nominee – Shadow, Best Documentary winners – Ed & Vern’s Rock Store and Century of Light, and award-winning short films – Amy & Elliot, Wholehearted, Muse, and Testing. With an array of projects at the forefront, Chris continues to work and create in the motion picture and television industry.