So, first of all: I’d like to ask you how you got into directing in the first place.
Christopher N. Rowley: I… my father was an engineer and he has a company that does aquatic engineering around the world. I fell into that, and we started marketing to clients in Asia, and I made a film to speak to them; the process of making that film was what lit that fire, and as a result of that I went to film school in California.
I’ve got your IMDb page open here, to track your career – did you find that, working your way up through second unit director, art director, and now actually directing, that these skills were transferable? How did the different tasks compare?
Cr: Well, my educational background is architecture and business; when I went into this, a