Chris McKenna (writer)
McKenna on a Community panel at the San Diego Comic-Con International in July 2014.
|Occupation||Television writer, film producer, screenwriter, television producer|
McKenna is the writer of some of Community's most critically acclaimed episodes, including "Paradigms of Human Memory", "Conspiracy Theories and Interior Design", and the Emmy- and Hugo-nominated "Remedial Chaos Theory". McKenna has also co-written (with series creator Dan Harmon) the season five premiere "Repilot". He has also co-written (along with his brother Matt McKenna) one of the most acclaimed episodes of American Dad!, "Rapture's Delight". During his time as a writer in Community, he met Erik Sommers, who would become his writing partner.
|1993||The Thing Called Love||Assistant|
|Little Miss Millions||Production assistant|
|1994||Greedy||Assistant||As Christopher McKenna|
|1995||Grumpier Old Men|
|2008||Registered Sex Offender||Executive producer|
|Igor||Written by, Actor||Killiseum Fan #5 (voice)|
|2009||Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs||Special thanks|
|2017||The Lego Batman Movie||Screenplay by||Co-wrote screenplay with Erik Sommers and Seth Grahame-Smith and Jared Stern & John Whittington|
|Spider-Man: Homecoming||Co-wrote screenplay with Erik Sommers and Jonathan Goldstein & John Francis Daley and Jon Watts & Christopher Ford|
|Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle||Screenplay by, screen story by||Co-wrote screenplay with Erik Sommers and Scott Rosenberg & Jeff Pinkner|
|2018||Ant-Man and the Wasp||Written by||Co-wrote with Erik Sommers and Paul Rudd & Andrew Barrer & Gabriel Ferrari|
|2019||Spider-Man: Far From Home||Co-wrote with Erik Sommers|
|2005–2011||American Dad!||Staff writer, writer, story editor, executive story editor, supervising producer, producer|
|2010–2015||Community||Writer, co-executive producer, executive producer||Nominated–Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing in a Comedy Series ("Remedial Chaos Theory")|
Nominated–Hugo Award for Best Dramatic Presentation – Short Form
Nominated–Online Film & Television Association Television Award for Best Writing in a Comedy Series
|2012–2014||The Mindy Project||Writer, co-executive producer||Nominated–Writers Guild of America Award for Television: New Series|
- Dropped Last Year, ‘Community’ Creator Returns June 10, 2013 NYT
- "What Really Goes Into Making A Cult Favorite". Huffington Post. April 15, 2014.
- McFarland, Kevin. ""O, Brother, Where Bart Thou?"/"A Cleveland Brown Christmas"/"Business Guy"/"Rapture's Delight" · The A.V. Club". Avclub.com. Retrieved 2013-12-09.
- Jim (July 8, 2019). "Chris McKenna & Erik Sommers Talk "Spider-Man: Far From Home"". Creative Screenwriting. Retrieved July 16, 2019.
- Schaefer, Sandy (April 17, 2019). "Spider-Man: Far From Home Release Date Moves Up 3 Days". Screen Rant. Archived from the original on April 17, 2019. Retrieved April 17, 2019.