is an award winning writer, multi-media artist, journalist and filmmaker from New
York City. Recent and current freelance pursuits include work as a contributing Travel & Culture Writer and Associate Editor for Passport Magazine, among others. Christopher is also Creative Director of his production company, (small print) Films which is in various stages of new projects and in the editing room with a new documentary due out this coming Fall. Ludgate’s globally praised film, The Love Permit, was
recently 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 an international celebration honoring artists from
Queens, NY early this year. Ludgate’s latest pieces from
recent journeys to Barcelona, Madrid, Tolédo, Rome, Florence, Rehoboth,
Paris, and New Orleans among others include his photography and will be released in 2014 online and on newsstands. His current projects also include a film adaptation of a literary short and other collaborations.
studied in NYC, graduating with honors from Baruch College in New York
City earning a degree in Journalism & Film and a degree in Creative
Writing & Literature. He received numerous scholastic awards,
including top annual drama and short fiction prizes, full-ride merit
scholarships, the Katzen prize for volunteerism in recognition of his long history of volunteer work, and the annual award
for Journalism Research. He was also a revered featured
writer, photographer and multi-media 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 at Strasberg Theater Institute
and HB Studios while setting out in NYC in earlier years. Interesting facts: Chris appeared 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 and emerged on the covers of various fantasy novels, in
commercial print and TV ads, fitness videos, and even runway! Chris currently resides in his native NYC in the company of family, close friends, and his typewriter.