Reel Retro Productions is a digital media company dedicated to the creation and formation of Imaginative ideas and
Artistic expressions .
Our FOCUs is on narrative film, documentaries, music videos
and cinematic promotions.
established in 2008
Christian D. Nelson is an award winning Austin, Texas-based filmmaker, cinematographer, DJ, Editor and Composer. After establishing his own production company called Reel Retro Productions , he has directed and produced numerous award winning short films that have been selections of such festivals as the Cannes International Film Festival, Oaxaca Film Festival, Austin Spotlight Film Festival- and many more! In 2016, Christian started producing music under the name Khris Paradise . His works include cinematic compositions for film, as well as, LoFi Hip-Hop and jazz-style House and Trap music. He has won accolades and great reviews for his soundtrack work on the short films The Nightmare (2017), Muerte (2018) and the feature film Hollow Scream (2020).
Christian’s body of work is focused on the creation and formation of original, imaginative ideas and artistic expressions . His most recent short he wrote and directed called The Blue Heart of Lady Redd (2020) is currently on its festival run and recently was awarded “Best Original Concept” at the 2020 Austin Under The Stars Film Festival, “Best Editing” at the 2020 Austin Spotlight Film Festival and “Best New Neo Noir Artist” at the 2020 L.A. Neo Noir Novel, Film and Script Festival.
Christian continues his journey of growth, reflection and passion through his love for film and music.
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