Colin Callender

Executive, Producer
A pioneering producer in the cable industry, British-born Colin Callender was instrumental in solidifying HBO's reputation for producing superior original programming. Under his auspices, such acclaimed and ... Read more »
Born: 11/29/1951 in London, England, GB

Filmography

Producer (35)

The Missing 2014 - 2016 (TV Show)

Executive Producer

Wolf Hall 2014 - 2015 (TV Show)

Executive Producer

Dancing on the Edge 2013 - 2014 (TV Show)

Executive Producer

Dracula 2013 - 2014 (TV Show)

Executive Producer

Magic City 2012 - 2013 (Tv Show)

Executive Producer

The White Queen 2012 - 2013 (TV Show)

Executive Producer

Mi Vida Loca - My Crazy Life 1994 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

Guilt or Innocence: The Trial of James Earl Ray 1992 - 1993 (TV Show)

Executive Producer

Hostages 1992 - 1993 (TV Show)

Executive Producer

One Man's War 1990 - 1991 (TV Show)

Executive Producer

The Tragedy of Flight 103: The Inside Story 1990 - 1991 (TV Show)

Executive Producer

Women & Men II 1990 - 1991 (TV Show)

Executive Producer

The Investigation: Inside a Terrorist Bombing 1989 - 1990 (TV Show)

Executive Producer

The Belly of an Architect 1989 (Movie)

(Producer)

Time Flies When You're Alive 1988 - 1989 (TV Show)

Executive Producer

Age-Old Friends (TV Show)

Executive Producer

Criminal Justice (TV Show)

Executive Producer

Daybreak (TV Show)

Executive Producer

Dead Ahead: The Exxon Valdez Disaster (TV Show)

Executive Producer

Dead Man Out (TV Show)

Executive Producer

Deadly Voyage (TV Show)

Executive Producer

Doomsday Gun (TV Show)

Executive Producer

Lip Service (TV Show)

Executive Producer

Prison Stories: Women on the Inside (TV Show)

Executive Producer

Prisoner of Honor (TV Show)

Co-Producer

State of Emergency (TV Show)

Executive Producer

Strapped (TV Show)

Executive Producer

Tailspin: Behind the Korean Airliner Tragedy (TV Show)

Executive Producer

The Affair (TV Show)

Executive Producer

The Christmas Wife (TV Show)

Executive Producer

The Infiltrator (TV Show)

Executive Producer

Tidy Endings (TV Show)

Executive Producer

Waldheim: A Commission of Inquiry (TV Show)

Executive Producer

Women & Men: Stories of Seduction (TV Show)

Executive Producer
Executive (7)

John Adams 2007 - 2008, 2012 - 2013 (Tv Show)

Studio Executive

The Pacific 2007 - 2010, 2012 - 2013 (Tv Show)

Network Executive

Empire Falls 2004 - 2005 (TV Show)

Network Executive

Always Outnumbered (TV Show)

Executive in Charge of Production

Something the Lord Made (TV Show)

Network Executive

The Girl in the Café (TV Show)

Executive

The Life and Death of Peter Sellers (TV Show)

Network Executive
Other (2)

Dogs in Space 1987 (Movie)

assistance (Assistant)

Miss Evers' Boys (TV Show)

Special Thanks

Biography

A pioneering producer in the cable industry, British-born Colin Callender was instrumental in solidifying HBO's reputation for producing superior original programming. Under his auspices, such acclaimed and award-winning projects as "Tidy Endings" (1988), "Age-Old Friends" (1989), "Hostages" (1993) and "Miss Evers' Boys" (1997) reached the screen.

Relationships

Caroline Callender

Daughter
born on December 16, 2000

Elizabeth Gaines

Wife
married in 1998

EDUCATION

University of East Anglia

Norfolk
(Honors)

University of East Anglia

Norfolk
(Honors)

Milestones

1999

Named president, HBO Original Movies (April)

1996

Appointed as senior vice president, HBO NYC Productions (January)

1996

Became executive vice president, HBO NYC Productions (October)

1994

Served as executive producer on Allison Anders' "Mi Vida Loca - My Crazy Life"

1991

Promoted to senior vice president, HBO Showcase

1987

Debut as feature film producer, "The Belly of an Architect", directed by Peter Greenaway

1987

Joined Home Box Office (HBO) as an executive producer of "HBO Showcase"

1986

Entered into joint venture with The Brillstein Company to develop and produce motion pictures

1983

Formed The Callender Company Ltd; served as managing director

1981

Formed Primetime Television and produced the television adaptation of the Royal Shakespeare Company's production of "The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby", adapted by David Edgar; won 1983 Emmy Award for Outstanding Limited Series

Began career as stage manager at the Royal Court Theatre

Joined Granada Television as a producer trainee

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