Thanks to Hugo White for casting me in his new movie A House Without God Crumbles about a disintegrating crime ring. Some nice shots in Photo's. You can have a look at CRESWICK at my links,  a short movie I worked on, directed by the talented Natalie Erika James. She has her first feature called RELIC now on worldwide streaming platforms. Funny Kind Of Day and Tomorrow We'll Be Heroes were semi-finalists in the 2020 UK Song Contest. Your Secret Place and The Show Goes On have won the demo section of 2017 FOOM of SCALA for 2017. Frankie Was An Artist won the 2015 studio section. Woman and Man won in 2014 I was nominated best songwriter International Music Aid 2009. We All Come Home has been No#1 in the Broadjam contemporary folk charts and still consistently charts. When The Insides out reached No#2 in the Unique genre chart. Other songs that have been finalists in world wide song contests include YOUR DREAM, SYDNEY MORNING, WOMAN AND MAN,YOU WILL LET ME GO and AFFAIR BY THE LAKE.

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April 2022 finished shooting A House Without God Crumbles. Nice to be back in front of a camera with a dedicated crew. Loved it!

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Chris Orchard (Smith and Jones Management Sydney 9213 9612)

Chris Orchard is very recognisable due to his extensive work in many television series. Apart from his acting career Chris works regularly as both a solo musician and with his friend and producer Shane O Farrell. He has a CD available of his own songs and several songs are on Cd's from 'SCALA'. He was nominated as best songwriter at the 2009 Music Aid International Song Contest and best performance. His songs regularly appear in the last rounds of various local and international song contests.Chris studied at the acclaimed National Institute of Dramatic Art in Sydney.
He accumulated extensive credits in Theatre and was a resident artist at The Melbourne Theatre Company. He has appeared as a lead actor in the television series The Young Doctors which has been screened in numerous countries and was targeted by Crawford Productions for leads in several series including the 1920's period drama Carson's Law in which he played the wayward son Tommy Carson with great distinction. Subsequently Chris was offered the lead role in the show 'Prime Time'. He returned to Sydney and was a regular on the television series'E Street' before moving into the distribution side of the business with Universal and Paramount and Polygram. Chris has starred many major television series and has over 500 hours of television screen time in the can.
He has recently made two short films which are being screened at various film festivals. 'Creswick'in 2016 and 'Veov Drive'in 2016. 'Creswick' can be seen at this web site.
Gangs Of Oz , Carson's Law, Young Doctors, Prime Time, E Street, Time Trax ,Cop Shop, Prisoner, Special Squad, Case for The Defence, Restless Years, Chopper Squad, Breakers, Richmond Hill,
Sgt Peppers Lonely Hearts Club Band,A Man for All Seasons, The Man From Muckinupin, The Tempest, The Lower Depths, Othello,
A Toast to Melba, Isadora, Macbeth, Caravan, A Murder is Announced,The London Cuckolds, Good Person of Szechuan. Macbeth. Victoria sesqui-centenary review.


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Randy Steward
over 30 days ago to Chris Orchard

I like the way you turn a phrase. Looking forward to hearing more.

Chris Orchard
over 30 days ago to Chris Orchard

My song WE ALL COME HOME is number 1 in the contemporary folk charts today August 6th. Thank you to all at Broadjam for the platform and community.

mark grueser
over 30 days ago to Chris Orchard

Thanks for the honest review of my song Chris. You pointed out some things I wouldn't have noticed....cheers : )

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