Christopher Ludgate



Christopher Ludgate is an award winning multi-media journalist, and filmmaker from New York City. His latest film, With Love (click for trailer), is a love letter documentary directed & produced by Chris in a rare vérité glimpse of a volunteer's experience with God's Love We Deliver. It is currently on the international festival circuit and will be making its U.S Premier in New York at Queens World Film Festival in March 2016. Ludgate’s globally praised film, The Love Permit, continues to draw audiences and recently had the honor of being screened in this Summer's NYC Parks Outdoor Movie Screenings with the beautiful backdrop of the Manhattan Skyline on the East River. The film was also curated by New York City’s newly revamped world-class Queens Museum sponsored by the Ministry of Culture and NY's Contemporary Art Ministry in 2014.

Recent journalistic projects include editorial credits in Destination, Travel & Culture as an Associate Editor for GoNomad, LAX, and ChicagoAIR, among many others. His latest pieces from recent journeys to the historic French Loire Valley, Paris, London, Barcelona, Madrid, Tolédo, Rome, and Florence, as well as domestic destinations like Rehoboth, Lewes, New Orleans and the gorgeous vineyards of Cape May, also include his photography.

Ludgate graduated with honors from NYC's Baruch College earning a degree in Journalism & Film. He also earned a degree in Creative Writing & Literature. He received multiple scholastic awards, including top annual drama and short fiction prizes, full-ride merit scholarships, the Katzen prize for volunteerism, and the annual award for Journalism Research. He was also a featured writer, photographer and multi-media Associate Editor at City University’s national award winning Dollars and Sense Magazine

Christopher's resume also includes prolific achievements in multiple performing arts mediums as director and producer, playwright, screenwriter, and trained actor. He studied theater and technique at Strasberg Theater Institute and HB Studios while setting out in NYC in earlier years. Chris went on to appear in major supporting roles in two feature films and several short films worldwide. He also appeared in U.S. soap operas and in many roles in NYC’s theater scene. While studying in New York and LA, Chris also fell into modeling, emerging on covers of fantasy novels, in commercial print, TV ads, fitness videos, and runway. Chris currently resides in his native NYC in the company of family, close friends, kitties, and his typewriter.