Chris Young is an experienced leader in the development and production of traditional and new media live-action, animation and gaming assets. He has deep working knowledge of the creative and technological aspects of content creation across web, mobile, broadcast and theatrical platforms, and a successful track record for maintaining complex production schedules, managing full-time, freelance and overseas talent.
Young began his entertainment industry career at 15 when he starred as boy-genius Bryce Lynch on the cult TV series Max Headroom. Before becoming a producer and director, Young starred in the feature films The Great Outdoors, Book of Love and PCU. Young produced Disney Channel’s animated movie The Proud Family, developed, produced and starred in the NBC movie Killing Mr. Griffin and served as executive producer and director on 26 half-hour episodes of Discovery Channel’s The Adventures of A.R.K. He founded and served as Chief Creative Officer of Animobile, a forerunner in the mobile gaming space, where he designed and oversaw the production of over two dozen original mobile games for multiple handheld devices.
Young lives in Studio City, California with his wife and two children.