Talent Guide

Chris Rossi

  • Discipline:Director, Writer
  • Program Year:Directing Lab 2005, Screenwriting Lab 2003


Born and Raised in upstate New York, Chris graduated from Cornell University before moving to NYC to work as an actor and voice-over artist. A founding member of Tom Gilroy and Lili Taylor’s Machine Full Theater Company, Chris eventually moved to Los Angeles where he began writing. He shot the film version of his one act play Amp, which he is currently editing. Chris continues to act as well as write, and his voice can be heard hawking fast food and cars on TV and Radio.

Current Project

Lives of the Saints (Narrative Feature)


Four strangers in Los Angeles struggle to reconnect with their families. Amid a city hypnotized by a basketball championship, their destinies unfold.