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BEST DIRECTOR - Reale Film Festival  - 2
BEST SCI-FI FILM - Toronto Short Film Fe


Named Best Canadian Female Director, Best Director and winning Best Film and Best Sci-Fi Film in 2020 and 2021 [Her Coming].  In July 2022 Christie won a Canadian Leo Award for Best Screenwriting; Television Movie, in addition to garnering a Best Director Nomination; Television Movie. In December of 2021, Christie received a Best Director Nomination [Five Star Christmas], and in 2020 Will was awarded the Directors Guild of Canada’s Legacy Award, in addition to receiving a Best Screenwriting Leo Award 2019  [Killer Ending].  September 2022 Will was selected (one of 5 new content creators) for Royal Bank of Canada’s Series Fest “Best New Series Creator” at The Toronto International Film Festival [Fishing For Men]. 


Christie worked as Director Peter Berg’s Assistant; was the Personal Assistant and Head of Development for Paula Abdul; was hired by Henry Boger & Bob Yari (Yellowstone, CRASH) to help launch a division of lower budget independent movies early 2000's; was a co-producer on the comedy "Hollywood and Wine" starring SNL alum's  David Spade, Norm McDonald, Chris Kattan, Chris Parnell and John & Kevin Farley. Further, she also was a co-producer on legendary Director Bob Clark (A Christmas Story, Porkies) last film "Christmas In Wonderland" starring Patrick Swayze, Tim Curry, and Chris Kattan. She additionally directed the  "Making Of" companion piece to the movie.


Shortly thereafter, Christie wrote and directed her first film 'Dysfunction', which was received with critical acclaim and garnered several awards, including "Best Director".  Following this, she wrote and directed her first feature film “Slightly Single in L.A” which became a pioneer acquisition for Netflix receiving rave reviews within the demographic (18-32 womxn). Next, Christie  went on to write and direct a comedy called “Boy Toy”, which was acquired and released by Lionsgate; she was then  hired to write and direct another independent feature "A Holiday Heist" starring Vivica Fox.


Quickly, top tier producers in the television movie space took notice of Christie’s work, and very quickly she  became busy writing and directing movies for television networks and various streaming sites.  


Christie Will Wolf grew up in a small town in northern Canada living above a ski shop. As a teen, she attended a boarding school in its first year of co-education, being one of thirty (30) girls in a boarding school with over three thousand (3000) boys. Upon high school graduation, Christie received the Terry Fox Humanitarian Award from the Canadian Government. She studied Film and Musical Theatre at Emerson College in Boston MA , later earned a BFA in the performing arts from The College of Charleston in SC., and eventually a MFA in Film and Creative Writing from the University of British Columbia. 


Interestingly, Christie played Division 3 basketball in  University, while also alpine ski racing competitively. She was equally entrenched in film and photography during this time, while also studying acting full time.

 In her early year, Christie graced stages across North America as an actress and singer, before moving to Los Angeles. She attended the Neighborhood Playhouse studying Sanford Meisner’s approach to acting; was a series regular on ABC’s The Evidence, became a  resident writer and director in Vancouver Canada’s The Beaumont Black Box Theatre. Soon thereafter, Christie made the decision to focus entirely on Directing and Screenwriting.


Struggling to escape the confines of television movies, in 2019, Christie won The Directors Guild of Canada’s prestigious Legacy Award. This award financed Christie’s newest short film “Her Coming”, which gave Christie a platform to express her more passionate work. Her Coming  features Youth Climate advocate Greta Thurnberg., as well as First Nations advocate Audrey Seigel.


Christie is an active member with the Alliance of Woman Directors, Women in Film Los Angeles, We For She, and is part of #JustWatchUs - an initiative by The Directors Guild of Canada to push for hire in episodic television for Canadian Directors.  

Biography By: Andy Chu

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