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Chris White

Development Executive/Producer

  • Greater New York Area, US
  • 323.204.1722


Dynamic development executive with over 7+ years professional experience developing & producing quailty hit content for mass consumption in theaters, on television and the web. Established relationships  with  production companies,  networks, top talent agencies and filmmakers throughout the industry.

Work History

VP Of Development

WasTed Talent entertainment                   New York,  NY 
Jan 2014Present
  • Lead creative development, packaging and pitching of various critically-acclaimed, award-winning IDW published​​ properties such as  Crawl To​ Me,  Killogy and​ The Shunned One​  for film and television​ adaptations.
  • Developed and produced an animated proof of concept teaser for Killogy featured in Rolling Stone Magazine  2015. Garnered over 200k Vimeo views  within it's first week.

Executive In Charge of Production

The Collective                     BEVERLY HILLS, CA                                             
Nov 2012Nov 2013
  • Performed  heavy contract negotiation, product packaging, day-to-day production management, creative development and general oversight of five film productions from pre through post to delivery.
  • Served as Executive Producer for V/H/S Viral the 3rd chapter in the internationally acclaimed “V/H/S” horror anthology franchise.  Oversaw production workflow from development to delivery. Distributed by Magnet Releasing theatrically, VOD and SVOD.
  • Lead  script development for  "Siren" currently in production with Chiller Network.

Director of Acquisitions

salient media                           Beverly Hills, CA
Nov 2012Dec 2013
  • Oversaw  acquisitions and development for elevated genre line in conjunction with leading horror brand​
  •  Licensed and produced genre content for multiple platforms both short and long form to be released theatrically, VOD and SVOD.

Development Executive/Producer

MTV NETWORKS                         SANTA MONICA, CA
Jan 2008Aug 2012
  • Responsible for identifying, developing and creating new scripted features  for the network.
  •  Served as  collaborating network producer on the international hit  “​My Super Psycho Sweet 16” franchise. Was  involved in day-to-day production from development to final delivery. The first film in 2009 was well received by both critics​ and audiences. It delivered the network's strongest rating. Among female teens, the film ranked #1 in its time period versus all ad supported TV competition and #2 overall across all television competition behind only D​isney.​ The films marked the first ever  made for TV film franchise to become a sucessful  televised trilogy which concluded in 2012.
  • Developed and co-produced  the teen thriller “The Truth Below” which aired in 2011 to solid ratings for the network.
  •  Conceptualized the promotional 2012  MTV Movie Awards contest that tied into the "My Super Psycho Sweet 16 part 3" release by utilizing on-air exposure along with Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr and top online entertainment sites to drive awareness.

Executive Assistant To President Of Entertainment

MTV Networks                        Santa Monica, CA
Aug 20072008
  • Managed the day-to-day  office operations and administration of the President Of Entertainment Brian Graden
  • Heavy phones and rolling calls. 
  • Calendar management.
  • Managed domestic & international travel itineraries.
  • Maintaining and submission of expense reports for reimbursement.
  •  Preparing and editing correspondence, reports, and presentations.. 
  • Script reading and full written coverage.
  • Creating and compiling of development notes on scripted series content before air dates.
  • Acted as liaison for A-listed talent and high level executives.



Television and Film Production

New York university


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