Chris Hewitt      
Film Director / Screenwriter / Editor

Welcome to The Official Website of Chris Hewitt                             

     Chris Hewitt is an award winning screenwriter, film director and editor in Austin, Texas.  He is studying film at the University of Texas while working as a Walt Disney Motion Pictures Studio intern.  His film-related work experience includes interning one summer at in Los Angeles, CA for Dreamworks Animation in post production.  Chris also interned the previous summer in Los Angeles for Hollywood Gang Productions (“300,” “Everybody’s Fine”, “Immortals”) assisting the Development Assistant and Story Editor  with script coverage and other tasks.  Chris also worked for two summers at Channel 13 in Mandeville, LA as an Editor and Videographer.


     Chris has six years of experience with Avid Media Composer, Avid Express Pro and Avid Mojo, in addition to more recent experience with Maya 2012 and Adobe Flash CS-5.  His production experience includes work with the Panasonic AG-HPX500 P2, Bolex, Arriflex Super 16, Canon GL2, and Canon XLR cameras.  His short-films and short screenplays have received awards in film festivals all over the country.  Chris has strong communication skills and has received numerous awards in Extemporaneous Speaking and Oratory speech competitions while in school.  He is an academic honor student, an Eagle Scout, and is proficient in Spanish. 

Latest News:

Chris was awarded Best Short Screenplay - Animation at the 16th Annual International Family Film Festival in Hollywood, California. 

Chris' animated short script "Grizzly" was  also recently announced as a finalist in the Slugline International Short Screenplay Competition.  Of the finalists, three were from the USA and two were from the UK.  Grizzly received an Honorable Mention in the Los Angeles Film & Script Festival and is an official selection of the 2011 Beverly Hills Film Festival and the Kids First Film Festival.

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