Chris Leary is a director and actor with Box Party Films. Raised in Orlando, FL, he began his career at an early age acting in local commercials and independent films. His adult life began with with a move behind the camera. After graduating from Florida State University's College of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, Chris has combined his early love for performance with his newfound passion for directing, and currently resides in Los Angeles where he actively pursues both.
His work deals with themes of family, isolation, and sacrifice. Stories lensed in hyper-realistic settings; putting ordinary people in larger than life scenarios and exploring how they would realistically navigate such a world. Among his biggest influences are Derek Cianfrance, Sam Raimi, and Aaron Sorkin.
He directs and stars in his latest project, Hometown Dan, the second original film produced by Box Party Films. His other company credits include Director of Photography for Hunter Truman's West Palm and Gaffer for Aleksandra Hansen's The Hole in the Floor. Chris is represented by Andrews Talent Management.