DIRECTOR, ACTOR, WRITER
Christopher Jaymes is an American musician, television and film actor, director, screenwriter and producer. Jaymes' entered the entertainment industry at the age of 17, he has participated in tv series like Murder in New Hampshire: The Pamela Wojas Smart Story, Lost, Party of Five, Profiler, Chicago Hope, NYPD Blue and Touched by an Angel. Also has played in a number of films as well including Ivan Reitman's Father's Day starring Robin Williams and Billy Crystal. He has directed a number of short films including The Reel and working as a script supervisor, editor and screenwriter until he starred and co-produced the feature film It's Alright Ma, I'm Only Trying. After which, he directed his first feature film In Memory of My Father where he starred as well as, produced, wrote, directed and edited the film which went onto receive critical acclaim and win a number of awards internationally, including the 2006 American Spirit/Best Feature Award at the Santa Barbara International Film Festival, the Grand Jury Award at CineVegas, Best Debut Feature at Sonoma Valley Film Festival and Best Director at the San Diego Film Festival. Over the next years, Jaymes worked with numerous companies in development, including Signature Pictures, ghost writing on six films including The Black Dahlia, Tristen + Leopold, and The Contractor, while also consulting through production and post.
Jaymes produced and directed a number of commercials and web campaigns for companies such as Intel, Lenovo, Harper/Collins, FRS, NaturaPet, Nikki Six, and LiveBooks.com, while also focusing his efforts on a myriad of Non-Profit Organizations, including One Generation, Sweet Relief Musician's Fund, Island Dolphin Care.
In 2010, Chris Jaymes co-wrote and directed Making A Scene starring William Shatner, Dave Foley, and Jason Priestley, a one-hour comedy for television.
In 2019, after eight years of development, Sons of Chaos, a historical fictionalized retelling of the Greek Revolution of 1821 was published globally as a hardbound, 192 page, oversized graphic novel, by IDW and Penguin Random House. Jaymes wrote and created the book with Ale Aragon doing the artwork while also working with Levendis Entertainment and Nick Lambrou, developing the screenplay for the feature film action epic of the book.