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Overview (1)

Height 6' 2" (1.88 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Schaefer's films have premiered and won awards at festivals such as Berlin and SxSW, and have been successfully released theatrically and on TV channels such as PBS, HBO and the Sundance Channel.

He has over fifteen feature film credits to his name as a writer, director and/or producer, among them "My Last Day Without You," Olaf Johannesson's "The Amazing Truth About Queen Raquela," and "Arranged." On these and other projects he's worked with Academy Award winner Melissa Leo, Ali Larter, Zoe Lister-Jones, Nicole Beharie, Michael Imperioli, David Harbour, and many more.

Schaefer has developed and sold TV shows to companies such as Sony Pictures TV, The Weinstein Company, Big Beach, Mandeville and AMC. He co-created the series "Surf Break Hotel" with Jon Stern of Abominable Pictures. Backed by Insurrection Media and the Hawaii-based GVS Accelerator, the pilot is being shopped. His documentary on Poet Laureate and environmental activist W.S. Merwin, entitled "Even Though The Whole World is Burning," aired nationally on PBS in April 2016.

Schaefer and his family split their time between Haiku, Maui and Brooklyn.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Cicala Filmworks

Spouse (1)

Chenta Laury (6 January 2004 - present) ( 2 children)

Trivia (4)

Graduated from Wesleyan University.
Studied as a Fulbright Scholar in Germany.
Met Icelandic collaborator Olaf de Fleur Johannesson at the 2003 Berlin Int'l Film Festival, where they had both been selected to attend the first annual Talent Campus for emerging filmmakers.
Met writing partner Christoph Silber in 2002, when Chris was hired by German producer Katrin Schloesser to rewrite a script he had optioned to her company Oe-Filmproduktion.

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