University of Hertfordshire

Mr Christopher Chandler

Mr Christopher Chandler

Postal address:
University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield, Hertfordshire
United Kingdom


Research interests

Chris is currently focusing on the complex relationship between art house film, audiences and cinema venues.  He retains a strong research interest in regional strategy for film and TV, employability and diversity in the film and television industries, support for and the audience/commercial prospects for low and micro-budget film.

Commercial and public engagement

As an independent consultant Chris worked with a wide range of public, private and voluntary sector cultural organisations on the development of strategy, business planning and operational delivery.  Clients included Arts Council England, the BFI, BAFTA and Creative Skillset. Consultancy and research publications included Low and Micro Budget Production (UK Film Council) The Power of Youth Media to Change Lives (Media Trust) and a ground-breaking study for the BFI – Opening our eyes – how film contributes to the culture of the UK.