Born in Atlanta in 1984, Chris Carthern began a career as a network engineer in 2006. Carthern studied computer science at Morehouse College and has a MS in system engineering from the University of Maryland Baltimore County. He is the author of Cisco Networks and Reflections from Shots by Shinobi. After re-connecting with Tony Aaron II he decided to produce independent movies with Mystery Dinner Studios. He was drawn to producing film with the thought of focusing on addressing social justice issues. His producing feature film debut is Triggers.