Chris M. Lopez has been a Freelance Television & Film Producer for over 20 years. Chris started his career as a Production Assistant and quickly began producing 8 months into his career. His first job as a producer was a music video for Sleater-Kinney, “You’re No Rock & Roll Fun”. Over the next 20 years Chris’ work has crossed all industry genres from Documentary Films, Live Concerts, Award Shows to Competition, Recreation, Reality and Scripted Television. Chris’ expansive knowledge of producing has allowed him to bridge the management and creative sides of production. This has helped shape Chris’ unique perspective on how to produce content on a budget and schedule while still adhering to the creative vision of the networks and audience. As VP of Production for Mass Appeal some of his recent credits include a Showtime four-part documentary series "Wu Tang: Of Mics of Men" and “Rapture” an eight-episode Documentary Series for Netflix. A few of Chris’ other credits include Tent Pole Shows; “Ink Master” (Spike) “Food Network Star” (Food Network) and “Design Star” (HGTV). The MTV documentary series “World of Jenks” (Season 1) and the recreation series “Outlaw Chronicles: Hells Angels” featuring George Christie for the History Channel. Other noteworthy Live Show credits include MTV2 “2$Bill”, “Hero Awards” for CNN, and the “Victoria Secret Fashion Show”.
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