Writer & Executive Producer
12:00 PM Yawkey Theater
Acclaimed writer and executive producer Christopher Keyser is currently in Massachusetts as showrunner of the new Netflix series “The Society” slated to premiere in 2019.
Most recently Keyser was co-showrunner and executive producer of the Amazon original series The Last Tycoon in 2017, and the showrunner for the last season of Tyrant on FX.
Keyser's credits include feature films Benefit of the Doubt for Miramax and the independent film Highland Park. In television he co-created the groundbreaking drama series, Party of Five, with creative partner Amy Lippman, which ran for six years on Fox and won the Golden Globe for Best Drama Series, as well the Humanitas Prize among other honors. As an established team in the entertainment business, Keyser and Lippman went on to create such shows as Time of Your Life, Significant Others, and Lone Star. Keyser and Lippman are also producing a new version of Party of Five for Freeform.
Notably, Christopher Keyser served as President of the Writer's Guild of America, West from 2011 - 2015.