CatGod

Chris Phillips, Chris Burke

Television
Comedy • Fantasy

When Adam Eckman accidentally kills himself, he turns up in heaven where he meets CatGod, who offers him a second chance at life. All Adam has to do is kill nine people.

Synopsis

Things rarely go well for Adam Eckman, so when he accidentally kills himself, he’s surprised to land in heaven where God, who it turns out is a cat, offers him a second chance. But cats and Gods are tricky, so of course there’s strings attached. All Adam has to do …

About Chris Phillips

Chris has over twenty years’ experience as a writer, script producer and script editor on a diverse range of shows from McLeod’s Daughters to Heartbreak High. Chris Script Produced Fox8’s multi-platform comedy drama series, SLiDE. Chris’ feature film, Six Weeks in Heaven was selected for Aurora in 2007 and was finalist in Cinestory, The Page Awards and Inscription. Chris has a co-written a number of feature film projects with Steve Vidler including Love Smarts, Handy Man and the animated feature, Horrendo’s Curse. Chris has written lyrics for more than 50 songs on Hi-5’s ARIA award winning, multi-platinum selling albums.  SLiDE and Hi-5 have both been nominated for International Emmy’s.

About Chris Burke

Christopher is an accomplished young writer and screenwriting teacher. He has worked as a Script Coordinator, Script Editor and Writer for Aussie shows like Here Come the Habibs (2016), Wonderland (2013-14), Home and Away (2011-15), and SLiDE (2009-10). Christopher has written several award-winning short films, including the romantic comedy Worm which was officially selected for the HollyShorts Film Festival (2013), the Orlando Film Festival (2013), WOW Film Festival (2014), and Flickerfest (2014).

In 2015, Christopher’s co-created comedy series, CatGod, won the AWG’s multiplatform storytelling competition, Platform X. In 2016, CatGod became the first NSW recipient of development funding from the AWG talent incubator, Scripted Ink. In 2016, Christopher co-wrote a geo-locative story app called Ghosts of Biloela, which was funded by the Sydney Harbour Federation Trust for Cockatoo Island. In 2017, Christopher received an AWGIE award in the interactive category for Ghosts of Biloela. In 2017, Christopher’s animated comedy short ‘Going Vego’ reached the final 16 of Tropfest 25, and his script was nominated for a 2017 AWGIE award in the short form category.

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Chris Burke Screenwriter
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