Chris Romano

Engagement Lead
Portland, OR


Chris Romano has more than 15 years of experience as a line producer, executive producer and content production expert. After graduating from NYU film school, his career began at A Band Apart, where he produced commercials and music videos for several of the company’s directors. He then transitioned to feature films, producing more than 10 narrative and documentary features that premiered at festivals such as Sundance, Cannes, SXSW, Tribeca and Toronto. His films have sold to a variety of distributors including; Sony Pictures, Lionsgate, HBO, Netflix, Comedy Central, Showtime and Magnolia Pictures.

Chris has founded three independent production companies and has been with APR since 2011. His production consulting work focuses on content production strategy and innovation, and he loves helping clients make sense of an ever-evolving content production landscape. Most recently, he founded Live IRL, an immersive entertainment company that has developed an interactive social gaming platform using VR technology. He currently lives in Portland, OR with his wife, two kids and twin hound dogs.