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Kristin Jones

Senior Vice President, International Programming AMC Networks

Kristin Jones2018-10-08T18:57:57+00:00

Project Description

As Senior Vice President, International Programming for AMC and SundanceTV, Kristin Jones oversees the creation, development and production of innovative scripted programming from all territories outside the U.S. She has played an integral role in bringing notable titles to AMC, such as The Night Manager miniseries, which received 12 Emmy nominations, winning for Best Director for Academy Award®-winning director Susanne Bier; and was awardedGolden Globes for each of its stars – Tom Hiddleston (The Avengers), Hugh Laurie (“House”), and Olivia Colman (“Broadchurch”). Jones also bought and oversaw critically praised Humans, which is in post-production for a third season. For SundanceTV, Jonespresided over Top of the Lake: China Girl, the secondseason of the Jane Campion-helmed series, which was nominated for a Golden Globe for Best Miniseries or Television Film. She also brought Liar to the channel, a co-production with ITV and Two Brothers Productions, starring Golden Globe winner, Joanne Froggatt (“Downton Abbey”) and IoanGruffudd (Fantastic Four). Liar premiered in fall of 2017 and was the most successful show on ITV in three years. In addition, three of Jones’ shows appeared on The Hollywood Reporter’s “The Best TV of 2017” list: The A Word, Back, and Humans. Jones secured several upcoming projects for AMC, including Little Drummer Girl, and another show also based a John le Carré novel, both co-produced once again with BBC One and The Ink Factory; and the highly anticipated McMafia, from creators Hossein Amini (Drive) and James Watkins (Woman in Black), co-produced with BBC One and Cuba Pictures. Jones previously served as chief creative officer for Vuguru. Before that, she served as senior vice president of international development, production and acquisitions for Miramax Films in New York, and prior to that, she was vice president of production and European acquisitions for Buena Vista International, based in London. She began her career as a film literary agent at ICM.

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