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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
Selina Chignall joins the realscreen team as a staff writer. Prior to working with rs, she covered lobbying activity at Hill Times Publishing. She also spent a year covering the Hill as a journalist with iPolitics. Her beat focused on youth, education, democratic reform, innovation and infrastructure. She holds a Master of Arts in Journalism from Western University and a Honours Bachelor of Arts from the University of Toronto.

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