Rankin was born in 1966 in Glasgow, Scotland as John Rankin Waddell. He is a producer and director, known for The Lives of the Saints (2006), Hardwire (2013) and Balance (2014). He has been married to Tuuli Shipster since June 2009. He was previously married to Kate Hardie. See full bio »

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Hardwire Producer
Balance Producer
Driven Producer


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  Driven (executive producer) (announced)
 2016 RaveON (Documentary short) (Senior Executive Producer)
 2016 Nightcrawlers of Phnom Penh (Documentary short) (senior executive producer)
 2014/III Advent (Short) (senior executive producer)
 2014/I Between Places (Short) (senior executive producer)
 2014 Serious Swimmers (Short) (senior executive producer)
 2014 Suck, Squeeze, Bang, Blow (Documentary short) (senior executive producer)
 2014 A Kindness (Short) (executive producer)
 2014 Rankin Presents: Collabor8te (TV Series documentary) (executive producer - 4 episodes)
- 'Irreversible' & 'Hardwire' (2014) ... (executive producer)
- 'Cold Comfort' & 'Liar' (2014) ... (executive producer)
- 'Twinkle Twinkle' & 'Stew & Punch' (2014) ... (executive producer)
- 'The Hungry Corpse' & 'The Gas Man' (2014) ... (executive producer)
 2014 Anywhere But Here (Short) (senior executive producer)
 2014/I Tracks (Short) (senior executive producer)
 2014 Attacking the Devil: Harold Evans and the Last Nazi War Crime (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2014/II Balance (Short) (executive producer)
 2014 The Gas Man (Short) (executive producer)
 2014/IV Painkiller (Short) (senior executive producer)
 2014 Cold Comfort (Short) (senior executive producer)
 2013 Hardwire (Short) (executive producer)
 2013 Old Habits (Short) (executive producer)
 2013 WeWi (Short) (executive producer)
 2013/I Liar (Short) (senior executive producer)
 2013 Twinkle, Twinkle (Short) (senior executive producer)
 2013 The Hungry Corpse (Short) (senior executive producer)
 2013 Stew & Punch (Short) (senior executive producer)
 2013 Rita Ora: Facemelt (Video short) (producer)
 2013 At First Sight (Short) (executive producer)
 2013/II Hertz (Short) (executive producer)
 2013/I Irreversible (Short) (senior executive producer)
 2013 Woodwoo (Short) (executive producer)
 2012 Ablution (Short) (executive producer)
 2012 McCullin (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2012 Shoot Me! (Short) (executive producer)
 2012 Rachael (Short) (executive producer)
 2011 Will You Marry Me? (Short) (executive producer)
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Show Show Art department (1 credit)
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Alternate Names:

Rankin & Chris

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Has one son, Lyle, from his marriage to writer and actress Kate Hardie. See more »


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