Christine Langan

Christine Langan (born January 1965) is an English film producer who has been Head of BBC Films since April 2009.

After graduating from Cambridge University in 1987 and working in advertising for three years, Langan joined Granada Television's drama serials department where she script edited daytime soap operas. From there, she transferred to Granada's newly created comedy department, where she developed the acclaimed television series ''Cold Feet'', and other one-off comedies. In 2000, she left Granada to become a freelance producer, and produced the romantic comedy series ''Rescue Me'' for the BBC. She returned to Granada in 2002, where she produced the acclaimed dramas ''The Deal'' (2003) and ''Dirty Filthy Love'' (2004). She made her feature film production debut on ''Pierrepoint'' (2005), which got her a Carl Foreman Award nomination at the 60th British Academy Film Awards. Langan also produced ''The Queen'' (2006) for Granada, which won the BAFTA Award for Best Film and was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Picture.

In 2006, Langan became an executive producer at BBC Films, developing features such as ''The Other Boleyn Girl'' (2008) and ''The Duchess'' (2008). In April 2009, she was appointed Creative Director of BBC Films, giving her control of a Ā£12 million annual budget and which projects are commissioned for development. By 2010, Langan had led BBC Films to a record 13 nominations at the British Academy Film Awards, which included ''In the Loop'' (2009), ''Fish Tank'' (2009) and ''An Education'' (2009).

Langan lives in London with her partner, writer Christian Spurrier, and their two children. Provided by Wikipedia
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