Although it is a much bandied about phrase, Chris Shepherd is the real deal, and is actually a Multi-Award Winning Film Maker.
In 1995 he directed the multi-award winning film, The Broken Jaw, for Channel 4 and produced BAFTA nominated The World Of Interiors.
Some of his many other Director/Writer credits include a ten part series for Channel 4 called People's Britain and his acclaimed short Dad's Dead, which is winner of over 20 international awards including Best Short at the British Independent Film Awards and a BAFTA nomination.
His 2005 collaboration with artist David Shrigley, Who I Am And What I Want, won many international film awards, as did Silence is Golden in 2006, a live action/animated drama.
His latest BBC drama, Bad Night for the Blues, is a funny, moving, poignant film which explores Chris's relationship with his Aunty and features an amazing, touching performance by Jean Boht.