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Alec Christie

Producer, Writer, Director

Kayak Productions is led by Alec Christie.

Alec has a wealth of experience in the media having worked professionally in the industry for over twenty years on numerous successful and award winning productions.

After graduating with a BA Hons in Film and Literature from the University of Warwick Alec embarked on a career in film, television and theatre first on the feature film East is East, then on the Fringe First award winning play BBA (British Born Asian) and Proud written and directed by BAFTA award winners Manoj and Maria Raithatha.

After working in the production arm of film financiers Screen Partners for two years Alec returned to Edinburgh as Company Stage Manager on the Herald Angel award winning musical comedy Strictly Dandia for Tamasha Theatre Company.

He went on to work as production manager on the multi award winning debut feature for director Pat Kelman Encounters.

The following year Alec worked with Superman producer Ilya Salkind on Young Alexander shot on location in Egypt and Greece.

He later worked as Line Producer on Back in Business at Pinewood Studios.

In 2007 he produced and starred in the pilot episode of the sitcom No Skillz alongside Stephen Merchant (The Office, Extras) Karen Taylor (The Sketch Show), Tony MacMurray (The Office, Last Chancers) and Nicola Cotter (The Office).

In 2007 he wrote, produced and starred as the main character in Christie, an internet comedy series due for release in 2008.

Alec Christie