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The Americans


Chris Long

Executive Producer/Director

Chris Long is a veteran director. Working non-stop over the last 15 years for all of the major U.S. cable 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.

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

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

After moving to the U.S. in 1990, Long began his distinguished career in television direction, serving as director and executive producer on a number of top-rated network series including The Mentalist, Dirt, Gilmore Girls, Falcone, Turks and Lois & Clark: The New Adventures Of Superman.

He recently completed and sold his first feature documentary A Tale of Two Thieves.