An award winning multi-media journalist and filmmaker from New
York City, Ludgate's latest film, With Love, is a love letter doc revealing a rare inspirational vérité glimpse into a volunteer's experience with NYC's outreach agency, God's Love We Deliver. After a World Premier in Rome and celebrating a big win for Best Director Short Documentary at the film's U.S. Premier at Queens World Film Festival, Chris is looking forward to continuing the film's fest circuit as With Love heads back to Europe next with a tour in Poland.
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. The film was also curated by New York City’s world-class Queens Museum sponsored by the Ministry of Culture and NY's Contemporary
Art Ministry in 2014.
Ludgate's journalistic credits include editorial credits in Destination, Travel & Culture as an Associate Editor for GoNomad, LAX-Magazine, and Air Chicago, among others. His latest pieces from recent journeys to the 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 feature 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 merit
scholarships, the volunteerism award, and a prestigious 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 includes other dynamic achievements in 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 supporting roles in feature films and several short films
worldwide. He also appeared on U.S. Soap Operas and in multiple roles in
NYC’s theater scene. While studying, Chris also appeared in commercial print, on multiple book covers, TV ads, fitness videos, and runway. Chris currently resides in his native New York in the company of family, close friends, his cats, and his keyboard.