Chris Colao is a New York based screen and television writer with extensive experience in script analysis, doctoring and coverage. A graduate of the Goldberg Department of Dramatic Writing in the Tisch School of the Arts at New York University, Chris has written numerous screen and teleplays in essentially every genre.

Chris has also served as director, producer, editor, script supervisor, assistant camera and production assistant on projects for AMC, MSG and Animal Planet. His short film “Obituary” (starring Lohrasp Kansara) was shown at the Spring 2012 Advanced Video Festival at NYU and can be viewed online here:¬†http://ddw.tisch.nyu.edu/object/Obituary.html .

Having written for and edited works for numerous established writers (available upon request), Chris incorporates an encyclopedic knowledge of cinema and television to his work, whether it be his own or coverage services for others. Heroes include Budd Schulberg, Paul Thomas Anderson and Shawn Ryan.

Currently, Chris is working on a new feature film and a television pilot.