CHRIS MODOONO & GIL ZABARSKY - WRITERS
Chris Modoono & Gil Zabarsky have been creative partners for over a decade, and have nearly achieved friendship. They write together, Chris directs, and Gil acts. Their feature film TENURED premiered at Tribeca Film Festival and won the audience award at the Maui Film Festival, after which they created IT’S A HIT!, a TV pilot for The Orchard, which won the Virgin Produced Award at SeriesFest. The Orchard premiered the pilot on Funny or Die, broken up into 6 webisodes. They recently completed writing a feature for Disney, CARVED, and had their short film, BEAR GIRL, run on Freeform, FX, and FXX as part of Bite-Size Halloween, for Huluween. It has surpassed 3.5 million views on Freeform’s Twitter account. Additionally, Chris has directed commercials for Hungry Man Productions, including spots for Amazon, Tide, AT&T, and Nationwide, and has directed Robert DeNiro, Katie Holmes, Lee Daniels, Whoopi Goldberg, and Jean Baptiste. Chris and Gil’s work has been featured on ABC, Netflix, Amazon, Hulu, Funny or Die, and United Airlines flights. If someone is interested in optioning this bio as a limited series, please contact Joe Cavalier at Heroes and Villains Entertainment.