Chris Long | Director | The Americans

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Chris Long

Executive Producer/Director

Chris Long is an Emmy® nominated producer/director and is now working on his second season of The Americans.

Working non-stop over the last 20 years for many of the major U.S. cable, streaming and TV Networks, he has carved a well-earned reputation as one of the best television directors in Hollywood and a creative visionary for some of the most successful franchises worldwide.

English born, Long started his career in London, working in music, sound and post production on commercials, music videos, TV and theater sound design.

Having executive produced and directed hundreds of hours of film, his craft has taken him all over the world including Europe, Asia, Canada and New Zealand.

After moving to the United States in 1990, Long began his distinguished career in television, serving as director and executive producer on a number of top rated series including The Man in the High Castle, The Mentalist, Zoo, Dirt, Gilmore Girls, Weeds, Monk and Lois & Clark: The New Adventures Of Superman.

He recently completed and sold his first feature documentary A Tale of Two Thieves, which is on Netflix. He is President of Scalliefilmworks Inc., a company committed to making quality television, films and documentaries. The company has a first look deal at Warner Bros. and a number of projects in development.


Long speds his time between New York, Los Angeles and London.