Chris Turner

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Chris Turner

Chris Turner is an award-winning writer/producer based in Kjipuktuk (Halifax), Nova Scotia. His films have garnered recognition in over 90 festivals worldwide, including the Atlantic International Film Festival (AIFF) and the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF), amassing more than 30 awards. Featured on platforms like CBC, Bravo!, and Belfast TV, his projects showcase a diverse and impactful storytelling style.

A graduate of Dalhousie University, the Vancouver Film School, and the CMPA/Telefilm Producer Mentor Program, Chris continues to hone his professional skills, delving into Sketch Writing at the Upright Citizens Brigade and Improvisation with the Groundlings.

Beyond the realm of film, his creative pursuits extend to his crime/horror comic book series, "Frightmare City," which earned the title of Best Web Comic at the Sequential Independent Comic Book Awards. His short story, "Session 1031," claimed the number one spot on Amazon's Horror Fiction charts.

Chris's latest film, the short thriller "Payback," starring Bob Mann and Taylor Olsen, premieres at this year's Atlantic International Film Festival (AIFF).

Star Team Studios

Star Team Studios, an innovative boutique film and television production company, proudly calls the port city of Kjipuktuk (Halifax), Nova Scotia, its home.

Our core mission is to craft narratives that resonate deeply. Guided by imagination, insight, and inclusivity, we shape stories that stir emotions, ignite conversations, and bridge cultures across the globe.

Welcome to Star Team Studios, where narratives unfold, hearts connect, and storytelling takes centre stage.

Industry Role

  • Producer
  • Director / Filmmaker
  • Writer


  • Lure - Producer/Writer
  • Payback - Producer/Writer
  • Face Off - Producer/Writer
  • Wing Man - Producer/Writer
  • Ticonderoga - Producer
  • Like Father - Producer