STUDIOCANAL has appointed award-winning Patrick Schweitzer as CEO of RED Production Company.
RED Production Company (RED) is one of STUDIOCANAL’s growing group of creative production companies in the UK and Europe. With Neil Gaiman’s Anansi Boys in co-production with Endor Productions for delivery to Prime Video in 2024, RED’s most recent series include the award-winning It’s A Sin (Channel Four) Years and Years starring Emma Thompson (BBC One), No Return starring Sheridan Smith (ITV) and Harlan Coben’s Stay Close for Netflix.
For the past 30 years Patrick has worked across a multitude of high-end television drama with an array of the finest writing and creative talent in the industry. Prior to joining RED, he spent five years at Tall Story Pictures fueling his passion of working closely with writers and developing new shows. Alongside this he Executive Produced ITV’S Grace, Redemption and the second series of Bancroft and The Bay. Previously he was producer in development on Sky's Gangs of London, having produced Sky's hugely acclaimed Save Me, the BBC’s SSGB, The Interceptor, Doctor Who and the final series of ITV’s Whitechapel.
During his career as a location manager then line producer, Patrick spent years nurturing the marriage of creative minds with the realities of real-world filming. He was involved in launching numerous returning TV series with award-winning credits including Ashes to Ashes, Spooks, Hustle, The Hour, Blackpool, Call the Midwife, and the feature film Les Misérables.