Special Guests


Craig Titley


Craig is currently writing and producing episodes of Marvel: Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. and has written features such as Scooby-Doo, Cheaper by the Dozen, Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Lightning Thief, and Star Wars: The Clone Wars.

Craig has generously participated in the Lander Film Festival for several years, hosting writer’s workshops and Q-and-A sessions. In 2013, he donated a personal collection of scripts and scriptwriting books to Lander’s Jackson Library. A special section of the library has been created to house this collection and was named the Craig Titley Screenwriters’ Resource Room.

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Chris Parrish


Chris Parrish is a full-time instructor at DePaul University’s School of Cinematic Arts.  Chris was a freelance consultant on Curb Your Enthusiasm, a staff writer on The King of Queens, story editor of Disney's American Dragon: Jake Long and a writer/producer on various sketch comedy, animated and reality shows, including MTV’s Next.  To date, he has sold seven television sitcom pilots tostudios and networks.

 Chris makes his directorial debut with the theatrical release of Thrill Ride, a feature-length family comedy starring Kristen Johnston from 3rd Rock From The Sun.


Chris White


Chris White has produced three feature films in recent years: Cinema PurgatorioGet Better, and Taken In. In addition, he has produced three award-winning short films: Fully Detached, Dobra Ojca, and Good Life.

Chris co-produces, writes, and directs for the wildly popular web-series Star Trek Continues and speaks/teaches about cinema storytelling. He recently wrapped production on an anthology feature called Unbecoming, which stars Michael Forest and Patti D'Arbanville.


The Lander University Film Festival would like to thank