Story Editor, WME

Christopher Lockhart is a Story Editor at WME. In his role, Lockhart helps find projects that are suited for a variety of the agency’s clients.

An award-winning filmmaker, Lockhart co-produced the cult horror film “The Collector” and its sequel “The Collection.” He also wrote and produced the documentary “Most Valuable Players,” which was acquired by Oprah Winfrey and aired on OWN. Lockhart earned an Los Angeles Emmy nomination for his screenwriting workshop, “The Inside Pitch,” which was filmed for local television.

Lockhart is also an adjunct professor at National University’s Professional Screenwriting Program. He has lectured around the country, published several articles, and read more than 50,000 screenplays. Lockhart is a member of the Television Academy, the Writers Guild of America and the Producers Guild of America.

Before joining the William Morris Agency (WMA) he began his career as a story consultant at ICM working alongside legendary talent agent Ed Limato, advising him on projects for his clients including Robert Downey Jr., Richard Gere, Mel Gibson, Liam Neeson and Michelle Pfeiffer. Lockhart transitioned to WME following Endeavor’s merger with WMA in 2009.

A graduate of New York University, Lockhart earned an MFA in dramatic writing and received the Public Service Prize for his commitment to public education. He currently resides in Los Angeles, CA.

Speaker years: 
2015