Screenwriting

Christopher DeWan has been an award-winner or finalist with CineStory, the Creative World Awards, Final Draft, the PAGE Awards, and Sundance. He has received screenwriting fellowships from the International Screenwriter's Association, the Community of Writers at Squaw Valley, and the Middlebury Script Lab, and in 2017 he was listed as one of the ISA's "Top 25" screenwriters. He has an MFA from the California Institue of the Arts, and is repped by Jeff Thal at Ensemble Entertainment.

Writing for Television

  • The Calling, Original Series
  • A family of fortune-tellers make their living through Tarot, horse races, and long cons until they're confronted by a future they never saw coming: one of them has real power, and everyone wants a piece of it.

  • Disassembly, Original Series
  • When a Chinese robotics company disrupts life in a faltering American town, two siblings find themselves on opposite sides of the fight for the town's survival.

  • Free Fall, Original Series
  • The first-ever resort hotel in space is a dream destination, but when Earth is quickly overcome by a smallpox pandemic, space might also be the only safe place left—if the people on board can be resourceful enough to survive.

  • Live From Mars, Original Series
  • When an eccentric entrepreneur announces a privately funded one-way trip to Mars, the news excites and divides people around the world—including a disgraced astronaut who's willing to leave his family for a chance to lead the mission, and a wunderkind TV producer who decides she'll do anything to make this the biggest event in television history.

  • Wunderland, Original Series
  • An outcast teen hacker loves the immersive new VR game called Wunderland—but when she discovers the game contains clues about her missing mother, she'll need to take risks in and out of the game to get to the bottom of the mystery. Veronica Mars meets The Matrix.

Writing for Film

  • Upstate, Feature
  • A washed-out minor league baseball player sees a chance to make good when his hometown is upset by a sudden spate of apparent Bigfoot sightings—but his plan for a hoax-filled "Bigfoot safari" gets suddenly real when he puts his estranged wife and son in danger.