Production Executive, Comedy, Bell Media
Chris Kelley is a Production Executive (Comedy) for Bell Media’s original programming team. In this role he has been involved in the development and production of original comedies for Bell Media such as the Canadian Screen Award-winning hit LETTERKENNY (Crave), the upcoming short animated companion series LITTLEKENNY, record-breaking cop comedy THE INDIAN DETECTIVE (CTV), the stand-up comedy series THE STANDUP SHOW WITH KATHERINE RYAN (Comedy), Crave stand-up specials MARK FORWARD WINS ALL THE AWARDS (Crave), DJ DEMERS – INTERPRETED (Crave), ROBBY HOFFMAN – I’M NERVOUS (Crave), JANN (CTV), the animated adaptation of Canadian sitcom classic CORNER GAS (Comedy) and CORNER GAS ANIMATED shorts (SnackableTV), FUNNY AS HELL (Seeso/HBO Canada) and the upcoming series NEW EDEN (Crave).
Chris is currently the Shorts Programmer at the Kingston Canadian Film Festival, as well as a Shorts/Features programmer at the Calgary Underground Film Festival. In 2011 he was co-nominated for a CBC Bucky Award for Best Music Video. Prior to joining Bell Media’s original production team, Chris worked on the programming teams for specialty channels Space and The Comedy Network… and prior to THAT, he was a very good video store clerk for a few years back when those were things. His favourite ocean is the Atlantic.