Christian Lybrook is a Los Angeles-based writer and director. He is 2019 Nicholl Fellowship Quarterfinalist for his feature-length crime thriller screenplay "Dead Don’t Speak", which was optioned by Witchcraft Motion Picture Co. He was also a 2019 Plume & Pellicule Screenwriting Residency selection in Sierre, Switzerland for his feature-length drama screenplay "City of Trees". The script was also named Best Screenplay at the Los Angeles International Screenplay Awards, the Grand Prize Winner at the 2018 StoryPros Competition, and Best Drama at the Low Light Screenwriting Competition. His pilot script for "Branded", a western crime drama, was optioned by Witchcraft Motion Picture Co. and was named 1 of 8 dramas named Official Selections at the 2018 New York Television Festival, and a Finalist at the Los Angeles International Screenwriting Awards.
He is a member of the Screenwriting Faculty at the Jacob Krueger Studio, where he works one-on-one with screenwriters of all levels.
Christian is a Fellow of the Independent Filmmaker Project’s (IFP) ScreenForward Lab, and an alumnus of their Project Forum at Independent Film Week, and their No Borders Program. His pilot for the pre-apocalyptic thriller "Zero Point" (co-created with Gregory Bayne) was selected the first-ever Tribeca Digital Creators Market.
Christian’s films have appeared at film festivals throughout the U.S., including the Tribeca Film Festival, ITVFest, SeriesFest, and the Sun Valley Film Festival.
  • Writer (14 Credits)
    Branded
    Television Script
    City of Trees
    Screenplay
    City of Trees (Short)
    Short Script
    Dead Don't Speak
    Screenplay
    Ecco, Idaho
    Television Script
    Hazard Beach
    Screenplay
    Phee & Uera And The Underworld
    Screenplay
    Sweetly
    Television Script
    Zaire
    Television Script
    Zero Point
    Television Script
    ~ Ecco, Idaho ~
    Television Script
    Split Rail2018
    Short
    Carbon2016
    Short
    Zero Point - Pilot Episode2015
    Television, Web / New Media
  • Producer (3 Credits)
    Split Rail2018
    Short
    Carbon2016
    Short
    Zero Point - Pilot Episode2015
    Television, Web / New Media
  • Director (2 Credits)
    Split Rail2018
    Short
    Carbon2016
    Short
Finalist - Best Pilot
~ Ecco, Idaho ~
Nashville Film Festival
Nashville, TN
2019
Official Selection (1 of 8 Drama scripts)
Branded
New York TV Festival
New York, New York
2018
Grand Prize
City of Trees
StoryPros 2018 Screenplay Competition
2018
Best Feature Screenplay
City of Trees
Los Angeles International Screenplay Awards
Los Angeles
2018
Winner - Best Drama
City of Trees
Low Light Screenplay Awards
2018
Finalist - Best Pilot Script
Branded
Twister Alley Film Festival
Oklahoma
2018
Semi-Finalist - TV Pilot Script Competition
Branded
Fade In Awards
Los Angeles
2018
Best Pilot Script
Branded
Bare Bones Film Festival
Muskogee, OK
2017
One Potato Award for best short screenplay (2015)
Carbon
Sun Valley Film Festival
Sun Valley, Idaho
2016
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