Chris Lightwing

Chris Lightwing is a writer, producer and director based in Folkestone’s Creative Quarter.

Through his production company Kip Films, he is currently working with cultural development organisation Screen South on various creative digital projects, including Channel 4’s Random Acts.


After studying Film & Video at UCA, Chris co-founded Catsnake with Stephen Follows, producing attention-grabbing viral videos for major clients such as Friends of the Earth and Bethesda Softworks.

Chris is also a former head-of-department with leading post production company The Farm Group, delivering many well-known television programmes and films.


Having previously worked for ABC Cinemas and Odeon Cinemas, Chris now co-owns and manages Folkestone’s independent Silver Screen Cinema.

In his free time, he volunteers as a supervisor for Folkestone Rescue, a charitable organisation dedicated to keeping people safe on Folkestone’s coast.