Former IFC Executive Christine Lubrano Inks With Buchwald


EXCLUSIVE: Emmy-nominated Christine Lubrano has signed with Buchwald for scripted and unscripted programming.

She is the former SVP of Original Programming & Development for IFC with over 20 years of experience producing and developing television with deep knowledge in both scripted and unscripted programming across domestic and international marketplaces.

She was integral to the success of the Emmy Award-winning Portlandia, starring Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein, and was the lead creative force behind the acclaimed, Emmy nominated Documentary Now, created by Bill Hader, Seth Meyers and Fred Armisen.

Lubrano spearheaded a slate of international co-productions, including three seasons of the comedy The Increasingly Poor Decisions of Todd Margaret starring David Cross, The Victorian Era comedy Year of the Rabbit starring BAFTA winner Matt Berry and four seasons of the all female Canadian sketch comedy show, The Baroness Von Sketch Show. She was also responsible for Funny or Die’s The Spoils Before Dying starring Will Ferrell, Maron, and 100 episodes of Comedy Bang Bang.

She also oversaw the development and production of 13 feature documentaries, including the Emmy nominated documentary Monty Python: Almost the Truth (the Lawyer’s Cut) for which she earned an Emmy nomination in the non-fiction category.

Lubrano recently launched Lubrano Media, where she is developing in the scripted and unscripted space specializing in big talent, unlikely hero stories and dynamic topics.

Prior to her SVP title, Lubrano worked her way through the ranks at IFC serving as VP of Current Production and VP of Unscripted Series, Documentaries & Live Events.

Lubrano served as the executive producer of the live broadcast of The Independent Spirit Awards, with 2019 marking her 20th year producing the broadcast.

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