Christopher Debiec has been producing with Academy award winning writer/director/producer James Cameron for five years; 2001 to 2006. Chris managed and supervised both physical and post production for Earthship Productions as well as being the acting Production Executive overseeing all projects that were in development.
Mr. Debiec Produced the two hour LIVE broadcast event for the Discovery Channel entitled Last Mysteries of Titanic and on the 3D/HD IMAX film Aliens of the Deep for Walt Disney Pictures. He was also the Supervising Production Manager on Ghosts of the Abyss for Walt Disney Pictures and the groundbreaking two-hour documentary for the Discovery Channel, Expedition: Bismarck, which was nominated for five Emmys and won in sound editing. When Earthship Productions closed its doors January 2006 Mr. Debiec went on to work with “The Osborne’s” famed Executive Producer JT Taylor and ICandyTV to Produce the reality show House of Carters for E! Entertainment. Chris then went on to produce Making Menudo for MTV and Comedy Cops for A&E
Born and raised in Reading Pennsylvania, Chris began his film and television career eighteen years ago in Orlando, Florida working on a wide variety of commercials, music videos, television programs and features films. Some of his credits include Producers’ Assistant on Sylvester Stallones’ Oscar, Special Effects on The Crow for Miramax, and Set Costumer on Dead Presidents for Caravan Pictures.
Chris relocated to Los Angeles in 1995 and created outstanding relationships within the studio and independent film community that resulted working on such films as The Devil’s Advocate and Mad City for Warner Brothers, The Out of Towners for Paramount Studios, and the largest budgeted Walt Disney Studios animated live-action production to date, Dinosaur.
In 1998 Chris production supervised three of five tele-films for PBS Masterpiece Theatre’s, The American Collection. James Agee’s A Death In The Family, Eudora Welty’s A Ponder Heart and Langston Hughes Cora Unashamed. PBS received the single-largest grant in their history, sixteen million dollars, to produce five films, all on location in the United States with union crews.
In November of 2000, Chris took on the most challenging project of his career spending five months in war torn, poverty-stricken Cambodia, as the Production Supervisor on Matt Dillon’s directorial film debut City of Ghosts for MGM/UA.