Chip Hackler

Chip Hackler, associate professor
King Hall 102G | 910.962.7389 | hacklerc@uncw.edu

Curriculum Vitae

Education

Chip Hackler teaches screenwriting, directing, and film production. He has worked in the film industry for more than 25 years.

IMDB page: http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0352536/

Filmography

Two Hours in the Dark movie poster

TWO HOURS IN THE DARK
Writer, Director, Producer
16mm narrative; 35 min.

"An intelligent, well made short story about a Hollywood legend you will find intriguing and endearing." Jeffrey Lyons, KNBC/LYONS DEN RADIO

Trailer, reviews, etc.: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Two-Hours-In-The-Dark/111759648859691?ref=ts

Screenings & Awards

BEST OF FEST (top prize)
Route 66 International Film Festival

JUDGES CHOICE (top prize)
Alabama International Film Festival

BEST CALIFORNIA SHORT
California Film Awards

JURY AWARD – BEST SHORT
Charleston International Film Festival

OFFICIAL BEST OF FEST AWARD
Official Best of Fest Awards

BEST SPIRITUAL FILM
Breckenridge Festival of Film

BEST NARRATIVE FILM
The Light Factory Filmmakers Showcase

REDEMPTIVE STORYTELLER AWARD
Redemptive Film Festival

AWARD OF MERIT
Best Shorts Competition

FICTION JURIED SCREENING AWARD
University Film & Video Association

Additional screenings: Rhode Island International Film Festival, Heartland Film Festival, New Filmmakers New York, Napa Sonoma Wine Country Film Festival, Red Rock Film Festival, Alexandria Film Festival, North Country Film Festival, Reel Dakota Film Festival, Spirit Quest Film Festival, East Carolina Film Festival, Cucalorus Film Festival, Asheville Film Festival, Lighthouse International Film Festival; USS Battleship NC; Pleasure Island Summer Film Series; and screening with Frank Capra’s “It’s A Wonderful Life” at UNCW.

Press for “TWO HOURS IN THE DARK”:

Greater Wilmington Business Journal: http://wilmingtonbiz.com/industry_news_details.php?id=1437

Lumina News: http://www.luminanews.com/article.asp?aid=5340&iid=192&sud=42

Star-News: http://www.starnewsonline.com/article/20080723/ARTICLES/807230339/1004&title

Georgetown Times: http://www.gtowntimes.com/story/UNCW-films-on-Front-Street

UNCW News: http://appserv02.uncw.edu/news/atuncw/annview.aspx?id=5958

Filmography (continued)

DAWN PATROL
Writer, Director, Cinematographer
Super-8 & DV lyrical narrative; 8 min.

Cucalorus Film Festival
First Coast Surf Film Festival (FL)
University Film & Video Association (CA)
Goddard College (VT)
UNCW

CATHEDRAL
Writer, Director, Producer
16mm narrative; 30 min.

Broadcast on UNC-TV, North Carolina Public Television
Local Focus film series-UNCW
Elon College Film Festival
Cape Fear Cinema Symposium
Utilized in college courses in Michigan, Florida, Maryland and North Carolina

PSA FOR VOTER REGISTRATION
Writer, Director
35mm PSA

1st Prize, Go Vote PSA Contest, NC Center for Voter Education
Cucalorus Film Festival (inaugural festival, 1994)
Flicker Film Festival, Chapel Hill, NC
Broadcast on network television

 


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