Author Christina Kallas

Christina Kallas

Christina Kallas is the writer-director of the critically-acclaimed ensemble dramas, THE RAINBOW EXPERIMENT (2018) and 42 SECONDS OF HAPPINESS (2017). Currently screening at multiple film festivals around the world, THE RAINBOW EXPERIMENT takes Kallas' unique brand of playing with time, perception and multiple protagonists to another level, creating a multi-layered viewing experience unlike any other. The film debuted at the Slamdance Film Festival. It had its international premiere at the Moscow International Film Festival and its Asian premiere at the prestigious FIRST Int’l FF in China. It has further screened at Cinequest, Cleveland, Ashland, St. Louis IFF, Thessaloniki IFF etc., winning numerous accolades along the way. In 2016, Kallas scored on the film festival circuit with her award-winning feature, 42 SECONDS OF HAPPINESS— the film is currently on Amazon Prime and several other platforms in 68 countries. Prior credits as writer and producer include the John Hurt-starring political thriller, THE COMMISSIONER; BBC Films and Polygram’s hooligan drama, I.D.; Toronto and Berlin selection hybrid narrative/doc MOTHERS; and European TV series hits, Danni Lowinski and Edel&Starck. Kallas is also known as film professor in some of the top film schools worldwide and as a celebrated author of books including Creative Screenwriting: Understanding Emotional Structure and Inside the Writers’ Room. Film Threat recently called her ‘‘someone to watch; she ought to be on everyone’s radar.’’ She is represented by Zero Gravity Management’s Marc Manus.