Chris Newbould

About Chris Newbould

Chris Newbould is a British journalist covering film, music and pop culture, and specializing in European, Middle Eastern and Southeast Asian cinema. He graduated in Drama and English Literature from the University of Manchester (UK), and is currently freelancing, having spent most of the last decade as film correspondent at The National (Abu Dhabi). He has previously worked for UK publications including The Guardian, City Life, and New Musical Express and internationally for the likes of Time Out, Vice Media, Dazed and Confused, and Digital Studio Middle East.

Chris is a jury member for the Arab Cinema Awards, the Golden Raspberry Awards, and the BBC International Film Critics panel. When he's not watching films he's usually watching Manchester City FC.