Rose Garnett Appointed New Director of BBC Films
Rose Garnett has been appointed new Director of BBC Films and will have responsibility for the development of a large and eclectic slate of feature films. BBC Films is at the forefront of independent film making in the UK, developing and co-producing around twelve films a year. As Director she will lead a team who will work closely with writers and filmmakers to nurture, develop and manage the very best creative talent in the industry.
An established theatre and film producer her first job in 1993 was as the producer of Talking Tongues Theatre Company with David Farr, Rachel Weisz and Sasha Hails. She and Farr then took over the Gate Theatre in Notting Hill where they commissioned and worked with many writers and directors including Lee Hall, Tracy Letts, Dominic Cook and Sarah Kane. Garnett has worked as a script editor and producer, with her credits including Darren Aronofsky’s Black Swan (Associate Producer) and Katrina Boorman’s Me And Me Dad (Executive Producer).