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Factual community loses Christian Bauer, Tangram founder and CEO

German TV producer Christian Bauer, founder and CEO of Tangram Filmproduktion, passed away on July 27 at the age of 61 from a heart attack. The successful TV producer was best known for 2004's The Ritchie Boys, about an American elite intelligence unit during WWII that used German-born emigres, and 2001's Missing Allen, about Bauer's colleague Allen Ross, an American cameraman who mysteriously disappeared.
July 30, 2009

German TV producer Christian Bauer, founder and CEO of Tangram Filmproduktion, passed away on July 27 at the age of 61 from a heart attack. The successful TV producer was best known for 2004′s The Ritchie Boys, about an American elite intelligence unit during WWII that used German-born emigres, and 2001′s Missing Allen, about Bauer’s colleague Allen Ross, an American cameraman who mysteriously disappeared.
Production partner Dagmar Biller will take over as head of the company.
Tangram’s website has set up an online condolence book.
Bauer’s company was on realscreen‘s most recent Global 100 list.

About The Author
Daniele Alcinii is a news reporter at realscreen, the leading international publisher of non-fiction film and television industry news and content. He joins the rs team with journalism experience following a stint out west with Sun Media in Edmonton's Capital Region, and communications work in Melbourne, Australia and Toronto. You can follow him on Twitter at @danielealcinii.

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