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Colin Callender

Colin Callender is Chairman of Playground LLC a film, television and theater production company founded in 2010. A pioneering film and television executive who played a central role in HBO's unprecedented commercial and critical success and before that as an award winning producer in the UK, Callender has helped transform the entertainment ... See full bio »

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 2014 The Missing (TV Mini-Series) (executive producer) (post-production)
 2014 Wolf Hall (TV Mini-Series) (executive producer) (post-production)
 2013-2014 Dracula (TV Series) (executive producer - 10 episodes)
- Let There Be Light (2014) ... (executive producer)
- Four Roses (2014) ... (executive producer)
- Come to Die (2013) ... (executive producer)
- Servant to Two Masters (2013) ... (executive producer)
- Of Monsters and Men (2013) ... (executive producer)
 2013 Sport in America: Our Defining Stories (TV Series documentary) (executive producer)
 2013 The White Queen (TV Mini-Series) (executive producer - 10 episodes)
- The Final Battle (2013) ... (executive producer)
- The Princes in the Tower (2013) ... (executive producer)
- The King Is Dead (2013) ... (executive producer)
- Poison and Malmsey Wine (2013) ... (executive producer)
- Love and Death (2013) ... (executive producer)
 2013 Magic City (TV Series) (executive producer - 8 episodes)
- The Sins of the Father (2013) ... (executive producer)
- ...And Your Enemies Closer (2013) ... (executive producer)
- Sitting on Top of the World (2013) ... (executive producer)
- World in Changes (2013) ... (executive producer)
- Crossroads (2013) ... (executive producer)
 2013 Dancing on the Edge (TV Series) (executive producer - 6 episodes)
- Interviewing Louis (2013) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.5 (2013) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.4 (2013) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.3 (2013) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.2 (2013) ... (executive producer)
 2006 Tsunami: The Aftermath (TV Movie) (executive producer: HBO Films)
 1995 The Affair (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1995 The Infiltrator (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1994 Doomsday Gun (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1994 State of Emergency (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1993 Strapped (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1993 Mi vida loca (executive producer)
 1993 Daybreak (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1992 Dead Ahead: The Exxon Valdez Disaster (TV Movie) (executive producer: HBO Showcase)
 1992 Hostages (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1991 Prisoner of Honor (TV Movie) (co-producer)
 1991 One Man's War (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1991 Screen Two (TV Series) (executive producer - 1 episode)
- Fellow Traveller (1991) ... (executive producer)
 1991 Prison Stories: Women on the Inside (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1990 Women and Men: Stories of Seduction (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1990 Criminal Justice (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1989 Age-Old Friends (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1989 Tailspin: Behind the Korean Airliner Tragedy (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1989 Dead Man Out (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1988 The Christmas Wife (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1987 The Bretts (TV Series) (executive producer - 4 episodes)
- Moving Pictures (1987) ... (executive producer)
- Full House (1987) ... (executive producer)
- Vagabonds and Thieves (1987) ... (executive producer)
- The King Shall Not Die (1987) ... (executive producer)
 1987 The Belly of an Architect (producer)
 1987 The Last Resort (TV Series) (producer)
 1985 Timeslip (TV Series) (executive producer)
 1985 White City (executive producer)
 1984 Television Scrabble (TV Series) (executive producer)
 1983 Separate Tables (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1983 Mr. Halpern and Mr. Johnson (TV Movie) (executive producer: Primetime Television)
 1983 The Captain's Doll (TV Movie) (producer)
 1982 The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby (TV Mini-Series) (producer - 2 episodes)
- Part 2 (1982) ... (producer)
- Part 1 (1982) ... (producer)
 1981 Tales of the Klondike (TV Mini-Series) (producer)
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He was awarded the C.B.E. (Commander of the Order of the British Empire) in the 2003 Queen's Birthday Honours List for his services to the UK Film and television Industries in America.

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