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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
Meagan Kashty is an associate editor of realscreen, an international print and online magazine that covers the non-fiction film and television industries. Meagan is an award-winning business journalist. Prior to joining the realscreen team, Meagan was online editor of Canadian Grocer, named Magazine of the Year at the 2015 Canadian Business Media Awards. She can be reached at mkashty@brunico.com, and you can follow her on Twitter @MegKashty

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